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.
Edited by Stephanie Monsanty
The Quick-Jaw-Change (QJC) power chuck from Samchully Workholding is suitable for both large and small-batch production in job shops with frequent part change-overs.
Danray Products offers 52" and 62" steel lathe chuck shields for lathes or similar machines.
BIG Kaiser's modular Unilock zero-point clamping system is available in a kit designed for all Haas 160-mm platter rotary tables.
Edited by Jedd Cole
The Gripfast Combination Power Chuck from Pratt Burnerd International, a division of 600 UK, provides lathes with a chuck, collet chuck and mandrel chuck in a single unit, available in sizes ranging from 165 to 800 mm.
Edited by Julianne Mobilian
Lenzkes Clamping Tools offers Multi-Quick 60 & 100 (baby) clamps.