Kurt Industrial Products Division

9445 E River Rd. NW
Minneapolis, MN 55433 US

Kurt Manufacturing Co.


A Message from Kurt Industrial Products Division

Kurt Is Your One Stop Advanced Technology Solutions Provider.

Kurt provides a full line of innovative products including: Vises, 5 Axis Schenke Clamping System, Workholding Systems, ToolBlox, Custom Workholding Systems, Fixtures, Zero-Point Workholding, Custom Gaging Systems, Precision Measuring Systems, Accessories.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Kurt DX6 CrossOver

Vise Achieves Flatness, Parallelism Requirements
Kurt’s DX6 CrossOver vise is designed to achieve high workholding strength and performance where flatness and parallelism are critical.

Kurt SideWinder

Vise Reduces Setup Time for Secondary Operations
The Kurt SideWinder vise provides vertical workholding without interfering with an existing host vise or the spindle.

Kurt Manufacturing DoveLock

Jaw Platform Enables Fast, Accurate Vise Jaw Change
Kurt Manufacturing’s DoveLock jaw setup enables one-minute vise jaw changes with repeatable accuracy of ±0.001".

Kurt VersatileLock vise

Vises Provide Consistent Ganging for Part-to-Part Tool Movement
Kurt’s VersatileLock vises ensure 0.0005" repeating accuracy in 20 models including hydraulic, manual and pneumatic actuation.

Kurt AngLock vise

Self-Centering Vises Ensure Workpiece Stability
Kurt’s AngLock vise line comprises more than 60 models in 2.5", 4", 6", 8" and 10" jaw widths with many available in manual and hydraulic actuation.

Kurt Workholding DT20 Dovetail vise

Line of Workholding Products Expanded
Kurt will feature its DT20 Dovetail vise designed for aggressive five-axis machining.

New Jaws Speed Change-Over for Short-Run Jobs
This shop found that a quick-change jaw system reduced 80-minute change-over times to just 8 minutes.

Vise within a Vise System Enables Economical Five-Axis Machining
A unique vise-within-a-vise system using Kurt workholding enables Peterson Machining Inc. to cost effectively use five-axis manufacturing for complex parts.

KurtSmart Probe

Pencil Probe Provides LDVT Measurement with High Accuracy
The KurtSmart Probe from the Kurt Industrial Products Division combines the advantages of a linear variable differential transducer (LDVT) with the accuracy of a linear scale in a more affordable package, according to the company.

Kurt HD690 pull-type vise

Pull-Type Vise Minimizes Jaw Deflection
Kurt Workholding’s HD690 pull-type vise features a 9" jaw opening for clamping larger workpieces with minimal stationary jaw deflection.

Kurt hydraulic clamping system

Hydraulic Clamping Systems for High-Production Machining
Kurt’s hydraulic clamping systems are designed for faster, more accurate workpiece clamping.

Kurt five-axis workholding options

Five-Axis Workholding Options Accommodate Range of Workpieces
Kurt offers a selection of vise configurations and options designed for five-axis machining in industries such as medical, oilfield, aerospace, and mold and die.

Kurt SideWinder vise

Vise Enables Second Operation Machining
Kurt’s SideWinder vise mounts to the back of the company’s industry-standard 6" vises to provide vertical workholding for second-operation machining in a single setup. Vise Enables Second Operation Machining

Kurt HD690 vise line

Vise Line Reduces Stress Under Load
Kurt’s pull-type HD690 vise line is available in standard and reverse jaw models, and in manual and hydraulic versions.

Kurt DockLock workholding system

Workholding System Reduces Setup Time
Kurt’s DockLock zero-point workholding system is designed for quick alignment and setup of parts on horizontal and vertical machining centers.

Flexible Fixturing Furnishes Faster Setups
Replacing dedicated fixtures with a system incorporating custom jaws from Kurt Manufacturing has reduced setup time and freed capacity at this manufacturer of hydraulic snowplow equipment.

Kurt Donates Vises to “Workshops for Warriors”
The program provides machining training to veterans.

kurt hydraulic pump

Hydraulic Pump for Vises, Cluster Towers, Swing Clamps
The 5,000-psi air hydraulic pump from Kurt Workholding is designed to provide constant hydraulic pressure for precision clamping applications.


2D and 3D Viewing and Downloads Available on Kurt Workholding's Website
Kurt Workholding has enhanced its website, kurtworkholding.com, so users can download 2D drawings and 3D modules of its precision vises.

Kurt MaxLock vise

Five-Axis Vise for Close-Tolerance Repeatability
Kurt's MaxLock vise is designed to hold parts with maximum rigidity for close-tolerance repeatability in all axes.

Product Categories of Kurt Industrial Products Division

Angle & Sub Plates
Automated System & Cells for Assembly & Test
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Data Collection Devices for Gaging, SPC, etc.
Fixturing Systems
Gages - Digital
Gages - Mechanical
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Probes, Electromechanical
Robots, Industrial
Statistical Data Collection & Analysis Software
Vises & Vise Jaws
Vision Systems
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Groove Lock
Hd & HDL Anglock Vises
Versatile Lock

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Kurt Is Your One Stop Advanced Technology Solutions Provider.

Kurt provides a full line of innovative products including: Vises, 5 Axis Schenke Clamping System, Workholding Systems, ToolBlox, Custom Workholding Systems, Fixtures, Zero-Point Workholding, Custom Gaging Systems, Precision Measuring Systems, Accessories. Kurt’s high production workholding systems will help you take full advantage of the latest HMC and VMC machine tools. Kurt’s workholding products are the manufactured with the most durable materials and provide the highest precision in the industry. Built to last a lifetime, these workholding systems are made of tough 80,000 ductile iron for strength and durability and backed by a “Iron Clad” Lifetime warranty. For very specialized projects, Kurt provides complete custom workholding/fixtures and engineering design teams with experience and creativity to solve state-of-the-art manufacturing requirements. An extensive network of knowledgeable local dealers brings these products and services to you. Search for a dealer near you. Plus, check out Custom Gaging systems and SPC software solutions. http://www.kurtworkholding.com/gaging/index.php