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Vektek, Inc.



Phone: 913-365-1045
Toll-Free: 800-992-0236
Fax: 816-364-0471

Please visit: Vektek, Inc.

Mailing Address:
1334 E 6th Ave.
Emporia, KS 66801 US



A Special Message from Vektek, Inc.

Precision Clamping Specialists: It's Who We Are and All We Do!

 


NEW 20,000 Pounder

Vektek’s introduction of a 20,000 lb Work Support is big news.  You can clamp over this support with confidence, it holds large castings superbly and extra cutting loads are no problem for this workholding titan. Available in Air and Spring Advance, it uses less than 5 inches of fixture real estate. More at www.vektek.com.


Low Pressure  PRV
Low Pressure PRV

Low Pressure PRV Launched

Need accurate pressure reduced settings when running at 150 to 900 psi? We’ve got you covered. After testing for 1,000,000 cycles, Vektek’s NEW Low-Pressure PRV performs to the same precise standard expected of all Vektek products. See the NEW PRV at vektek.com or call 800-992-0236 for more information.


Call for your New Catalog 800-992-0236
Call for your New Catalog 800-992-0236

Precision Power Clamping Specialists

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The selection of any single brand hydraulic clamp, as any other important decision, must be made from an informed, intelligent point of view.  Before making any decision, we ask that you take time to accurately compare product quality, product and information availability, technical support and service both before and after the sale. When you do, you'll find VektorFlo® "head and shoulders" above the rest! Call Us! 800-992-0236 or visit us on the web www.vektek.com

 

 

 

Company Profile



Vektek is a world leading supplier of hydraulic and pneumatic clamping systems for the metalworking, tool & die and mold industries. One of a family of privately held manufacturing businesses, Vektek was established in 1974 by two graduate engineers to build hydraulic pump, machine part and cylinder assemblies in Emporia, Kansas.

Early success demonstrated Vektek’s proven strengths in hydraulic component engineering and manufacturing which drove a decision in 1982 to introduce an OEM product line to the Emporia facility. By 1986 the VektorFlo® line of swing clamps, work supports and workholding system accessories was receiving enthusiastic market response as a high quality product produced and technically supported well above industry standards. Vektek also established an expanded direct sales and customer service office in St. Joseph, Missouri at that time.

Vektek has grown to become one of the top international suppliers of workholding products and services primarily to Automotive, Heavy Equipment and Aerospace, dealing with well over 300 customers per day in virtually all sectors of the economy. Our products are used by medium/high volume and high equipment-availability manufacturing companies demanding well-engineered and reliable automation components and system solutions in their factories, and are backed by the largest factory-direct customer service team in the industry.

A specialist philosophy has greatly contributed to Vektek’s steady and consistent growth. This comes from our experience that a focus on power workholding builds a wealth of deep and specific expertise that becomes an important part of the overall value offered by the Company. In an age of rapidly advancing product and process technology, sharing specialized know-how in close cooperation with our customers results in better alignment with their critical initiatives and an improved understanding of their ever-changing needs. We feel this is vital for building long-term mutually successful customer relationships.

Vektek achieved ISO-9001 certification in November 2000, became ISO-9001:2000 in September 2003, and has now met the Quality Management Systems requirements for ISO 9001:2008 certification through American Global Standards.

Product Categories of Vektek, Inc.

  • Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
  • Clamps & Fixturing Devices
  • Collets for Workholding
  • Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

  • VektorAir®
  • VektorFlo®
  • VektorFlo® Metric


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Product Announcements Provided By Vektek, Inc.

Manage Pressure and Timing with a Single Component

Pressure Switch

Easy Mount No Leak Double Acting Cylinder

Low Profile Steps up to TuffCam™ Technology

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Pressure Switches Guard Against Contamination
Vektek offers pressure switches featuring improved water resistance, a redesigned adjuster collar, universal cabling and guards against contaminant pathways.

Moving in with a Customer
Shop owner Chris Nachtmann has established a close relationship with one of his biggest customers. In fact, he moved his operation inside that customer’s facility a couple years ago. Now, he’s making greater strides to invest in and grow his business.

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Inline Filter Protects Components
Vektek has developed an inline filter to help deal with system contamination, which can invade circuits and damage sensitive components. These compact filters are available in 10- and 25-micron filtration models to protect components, isolate contamination inside plumbing and keep systems operating at peak performance. These filters are small enough to use on each device and for protective use throughout the circuit.

Self-Priming, Workholding Air/Hydraulic Pump
The company’s workholding air/hydraulic pump is suitable for fixtures or pallet systems. The maximum air inlet pressure of 120 psi yields a hydraulic output pressure of as much as 3,000 psi with hydraulic flow rates to 1 gpm. Hydraulic pressure can be adjusted via the built-in air pressure regulator. This self-prim