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.
Holding metal parts with magnets is migrating from surface grinding to broader application in general metalworking processes, especially milling. Advances in magnetic technology are causing many shops to re-evaluate how they hang on to workpieces. Here’s a look at how magnets may be a viable workholding solution for your shop.
When the length and stiffness of a workpiece make it difficult to machine, many turn to the steady rest.
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.