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.
Mechanical rotary indexers like these can be installed on a machine quickly and take up less table real estate of motorized indexers.
Hardinge, in conjunction with Tsugami, offers a range of collets for Swiss-style CNC and cam-operated lathes.
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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.
SMW Autoblok’s SRG steady rest is designed to support shaft-type workpieces on grinding machines.
Northfield Precision’s Model 1000 sliding-jaw air chuck features a special top tooling and axial locator.