Clamping System Automates Workholding, Speeds Change-Over

IMTS 2018: Techni-Grip Workholding is featuring its quick-change clamping system, Techni-Grip 2.0.


Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

Techni-Grip Workholding is featuring its quick-change clamping system, Techni-Grip 2.0. It is a hydraulically-automated redesign of a dovetail clamping system, said to reduce part change time to seconds. The system is designed for compatibility with the company’s existing products.

The system is designed to add automation to the previous version’s positive location and gripping strength with minimal clamping surface. Available options range from 2", five-axis fixtures to 24", four-sided tombstones. According to the company, the system also reduces changeover times, increases consistency in clamping setup and reduces scrap rate.


  • Making The Most of Modular Fixturing

    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.

  • Is Magnetic Workholding For You?

    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.

  • Rethinking Indexers And Rotary Tables

    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.