System Enables Fast Fixturing
Carr Lane Manufacturing’s latest 768-page catalog features its Carr LockTM products for fast fixturing.
Carr Lane Manufacturing’s latest 768-page catalog features its Carr LockTM products for fast fixturing. The system accurately locates and clamps workpieces simultaneously with the twist of a hex wrench, for mounting quick-change tooling on a subplate. The catalog also includes information on other products such as ID and bore clamps.
Take a look at some of the options, and find out how some shops make their decisions.
Modular fixturing makes sense for this manufacturer, whether it's machining one- or two-of-a-kind parts for its custom machine tools or larger quantities for its contract machining business.
Affordable indexers and fourth-axis rotary tables greatly enhance the capability of vertical machining centers. It’s almost as good as having a horizontal machining center.