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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.


Custom Clamping Concept Optimizes Multitasking

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Cramming for Competitiveness

Low-profile clamps contribute to the high-density fixturing this shop needs to make the most of an equipment configuration that is increasingly renowned for reducing setups and keeping the spindle turning.


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.


Fixtures Dovetail with Five-Axis Automation

Along with an in-house-designed line of custom dovetail fixtures, machines with the right features for automation provide benefits for both this five-axis specialist and its customers.


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