301 E Commerce Dr.
Schaumburg, IL 60173 US
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As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Automated Jaw Pallet System for Low- to Moderate-Volume Machining
Kitagawa North-Tech will demonstrate its Automated Jaw Pallet System (AJPS) for robot-tended CNC milling/turning cells.
Worm Gear Improves Tilting Rotary Table's Wear Resistance
Featuring robust construction and powerful clamping for high accuracy, Kitagawa’s TT-series NC tilting rotary tables are designed to handle a range of applications including shaft work requiring large through holes.
Kitagawa-NorthTech Hires National Sales, Marketing Manager
David Hawking brings over 25 years of industrial sales experience in a variety of market sectors.
Self-Contained Air Chuck Designed for Pipe Applications
Kitagawa-Northtech offers the UPR self-contained air chuck designed for oil pipe applications.
Compact Rotary Table Accommodates Large Workpieces
Kitagawa-NorthTech’s TP530 rotary table features a small, compact body with a low weight.
Soft Jaws Increase Productivity
Kitagawa-Northtech’s KSB soft jaw series is designed to increase productivity.
Enabling Small Machines to Produce Big Parts
Well-suited for oilfield work, this compact rotary table has a through-hole diameter of 13.6 inches, which has previously been available only with rotary tables having a much larger face plate.
Compact Rotary Table Features Large Through-Hole
This rotary table was developed to deliver the requisite through-hole diameter in a more compact overall size.
Compact Rotary Table Withstands Heavy Cutting Conditions
Kitagawa-Northtech’s TP530 rotary table features a compact body and small footprint.
Kitagawa-NorthTech Expands Repair Services
A new repair option will save time and money.
Auto Eccentric Chuck Provides a Quick-Change Solution
Kitagawa-NorthTech’s auto eccentric chuck model number HG-847-215 is designed to handle concentric and eccentric turning in a single operation.
Kitagawa Aims to Streamline Customer Support
Workholding product manufacturer Kitagawa-Northtech (Schaumburg, Illinois) has established a strategic business solutions team to accelerate and streamline customer support.
Quick-Change Chucks Offer More than Fast Jaw Changes
For this shop, eliminating the need for reboring is the most important benefit of QJR quick-change chucks from Kitagawa-Northtech.
Quick-Change Chucks Boost Turn-Mill Benefits
At this Chicago-area manufacturer, quick-change chucks from Kitagawa added to the benefits of moving from multiple setups on multiple machines to producing parts in a single setup on Mazak turn-mills.
Kitagawa-NorthTech Participates In Internship Program
A new eight-week-long, pilot internship program aims to introduce young adults (ages 18 to 21) from an Illinois community to manufacturing career opportunities.
Grease Increases Chuck Life, Strengthens Grip Force
Kitagawa-NorthTech has added Chuck Grease Pro to its supplemental chuck offerings.
Steady as She Goes
Machine shops are inventive operations. Learn how one uses a steady rest in a different way on one of its two-turret CNC lathes.
An Innovative Way to Use a Steady Rest
This shop found a way to modify one of its two-turret CNC lathes so that a tricky aerospace component could be properly supported for critical operations.
Two-Jaw Version of Quick-Setup Chuck
Designed to increase productivity and reduce costs, the BBT200 series chuck from Kitagawa-NorthTech is a two-jaw version of the BB200.
Kitagawa Continues Educational Outreach Efforts
While the lack of young people coming into manufacturing industries has been a concern for years, the situation has yet to improve, says Bill Graham, marketing manager for Kitagawa-NorthTech. Mr. Graham believes the industry as a whole needs to better support teachers who are interested in teaching technical skills and dispelling myths about manufacturing.