Tooling & Workholding
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Photos of custom fixtures illustrate the types of applications that call for non-standard workholding.
The challenge holding tight tolerances for its billet RC helicopter engine components drove this company to develop an innovative fifth-axis tombstone device to complete multiple parts on an HMC in one setup.
Vertical machining centers with simultaneous five-axis machining capability have become popular in recent years.
This machine tool supplier sees shops searching for just a little bit of unattended capacity. Many shops are closer to obtaining this extra capacity than they realize.
This article with video highlights the advantages of a dovetail vise jaw interface.
Mechanical rotary indexers like these can be installed on a machine quickly and take up less table real estate of motorized indexers.
Collet-style workholding devices, such as collet blocks, offer a number of benefits, but which style is most appropriate for a given application?
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Available from Heck Industries, the Heuer bench vise features a forged steel frame for increased strength.
The ZG and ZS manual lathe chucks from Röhm Products of America feature enhanced designs that include control edges for adjustability, safety adapters to regulate force and spray water rims that protect machine tool spindles.