Tooling & Workholding

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A Novel Modular Clamping System

This clamping system minimizes setup times, enable a machine to access five sides of a part and provides highly repeatable positioning for bulky components.


Laser Device Helps to Align Bar Feeders

One of the most common issues affecting bar feeder performance is wear and tear on the bar feeder liner or collet caused by inaccurate alignment between the bar feeder and the lathe.


Forget the Cap Screws

This article with video highlights the advantages of a dovetail vise jaw interface.


The Right Touch of Indexing Capability

Mechanical rotary indexers like these can be installed on a machine quickly and take up less table real estate of motorized indexers.


Collet Blocks: Hydraulic or Pneumatic?

Collet-style workholding devices, such as collet blocks, offer a number of benefits, but which style is most appropriate for a given application?


Technology Advances Automation Trends

Shops of all sizes looking for better efficiency are realizing the benefits of a deeper investment into automation.


CNC Collet Chucks Especially Beneficial for Small Parts

Using a collet chuck is so beneficial for parts of this size range that many lathe manufacturers and machine tool distributors now allow customers to purchase their machines with a collet chuck already installed as the standard workholding device.


e-Technology Energizes the Future of Gripping and Clamping

This clamping and gripping system incorporates electrically powered steady rests, clamping heads, grippers, cylinder systems, clamp release units and tool locking systems.


A Solution for Faster Vise Jaw Change-Overs

This an angle lock vise design is said to enable users to change jaws in 30 seconds.


New Okuma Plant Relies on Automation, Production Control

The company says the DS1 facility in Japan is capable of 2 times the production capacity and 1/2 the lead time of the previous site.


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Self centering vise is a cost effective and universal workholding method for five sided machining.