Full-Grip Pie Jaws Available Ranging to 15" in Diameter
Dillon Manufacturing full-grip pie jaws are made of 1018 CR steel and are available in diameters from 6" to 15", with heights of 2", 4" and 6".
Dillon Manufacturing’s full-grip pie jaws are made of 1018 CR steel and are available in diameters ranging from 6" to 15", with heights of 2", 4" and 6". The heat-treatable and weldable steel jaws completely grip the work piece to maintain accuracy. Special steel full grips are available, including extra height and diameters. The jaws can be case hardened.
Full-grip jaws reduce distortion and provide more friction for drive during turning operations.
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.
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.
A non-woven porous material with a special coating enables vacuum chucks and tables to hold sheets of metal and other materials more effectively on CNC routing machines. The material, called Vilmill, is used as a substrate between the sheet or plate material to be machined and a suitable vacuum table or vacuum chuck where it is held securely in place by the vacuum.