Jergens' Custom Workholding Products Improve Productivity
Westec 2019: Jergens’ Custom Design and Build group augments Fixture-Pro, Multi Axis, and other standard products that serve as the basis for the many application-specific workholding solutions.
Jergens’ Custom Design and Build group augments Fixture-Pro, Multi Axis, and other standard products that serve as the basis for application-specific workholding solutions. The continued evolution of custom design and build workholding enhances Jergens’ time to market and allows customers to improve their manufacturing productivity with efficient quick-change products, the company says.
Specially developed workholding is said to deliver a variety of potential benefits such as increased part access, increased part density, greater machining tolerance, faster cycle times, shorter changeover time, increased machine utilization and greater overall productivity.
Take a look at some of the options, and find out how some shops make their decisions.
Finding a way to fixture contoured marine propellors proved to be this shop’s biggest challenge in developing an effective automated machining cell.
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