Workholding

Exploring the: Workholding Zone

56 Results for: Case Study

Sort by:
Published: 12/1/2016

New Workholding Setup, Machining Orientation Enable Lights-Out Production
For Idex Health and Science, manufacturing glass components was time-consuming on a VMC. Switching to an HMC with a Cluster Tower vise with DoveLock jaws from Kurt Manufacturing enabled more stable, lights-out machining.

Published: 7/1/2015

3D-Printed Tooling Speeds Manufacturing of Cutting Tools
Knight Carbide's insert delivery times had to wait on custom tooling, so they acquired a Mojo desktop 3D printer from Stratasys make their own. Lead times for insert carriers were shortened from weeks to just six hours.

Published: 3/31/2015

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.

Published: 2/1/2015

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.

Published: 1/1/2015

Custom Clamping Concept Optimizes Multitasking
To get the most potential out of its multitasking machine, Trumpf uses a detailed custom clamping concept from Schunk.

Published: 1/1/2015

Trunnion Table Helps VMC Fill Utility Role for Shop
Learn how a trunnion table brought horizontal versatility to a vertical machining center for custom pump production at Vertiflo Pump.

Published: 4/16/2014

Clamping System Reduces Machining Time and Setup
The staff at Rodriquez GmbH in Eschweiler, Luxembourg (Germany), has been relying on a Hermle C40 milling machine equipped with the Hainbuch Quadrok Plus clamping system for the manufacturing of linear technology components.

Published: 3/1/2014

New Workholding Method Drives Production Efficiency
By replacing a three-jaw chuck and dead-center workholding model with a flange-mounted, mechanically compensating face driver from Riten Industries, Tuthill Corp. cut machining cycle time by about 39 percent.

Published: 1/1/2014

Flexible Fixturing Improves Cylinder Component Production
Advanced Machine and Engineering (AME) provides modular tombstone fixtures to run 56 different block sizes for Rockford, Illinois-area cylinder component manufacturer.

Published: 9/17/2013

Trunnions Turn the Tables on Wasteful Setups
Bolt-on trunnion tables from Trunniontables.com help Indelac Controls reduce setups from six to two and cut cycle time by 40 percent.

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