Custom Workholding Design, Manufacture Services Offered
Jergens has expanded its offering by adding custom design and build workholding to its existing Fixture-Pro, Multi Axis and other workholding products. The addition of custom design and manufacturing capabilities will enhance the company’s time to market and further enable customers to enhance their manufacturing productivity with efficient quick-change products.
The company expects that adding custom products will provide a valuable solution for its customers which cannot resort to a one-size-fits-all approach to their fixtures. As such, these services are aimed at meeting complex and unique machining applications.
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.
When the length and stiffness of a workpiece make it difficult to machine, many turn to the steady rest.
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.