Custom Vacuum Tables Provide Extreme Flatness
Systematic Automation has developed custom vacuum tables for machine builders and OEMs. Using techniques common to aerospace production, the tables are said to be extremely flat. These vacuum tables are available in any size and with customized features to meet manufacturers’ demands. The company offers full engineering and design support for challenges such as managing thermal expansion and eliminating external forces and stresses when mounting in order to maintain flatness.
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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.