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9/22/2015

Vises Provide Consistent Ganging for Part-to-Part Tool Movement

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Kurt’s VersatileLock vises ensure 0.0005" repeating accuracy in 20 models including hydraulic, manual and pneumatic actuation.

Kurt’s VersatileLock vises ensure 0.0005" repeating accuracy in 20 models including hydraulic, manual and pneumatic actuation. The line also includes reverse models for part programming in the Y axis and easier part loading/unloading.

The combination of the Anglock and the pull-type VersatileLock vises creates an equalizing force between the moveable jaw and the one-piece vise body with integral stationary jaw, holding the workpiece rigidly. Solid, one-piece bodies made of ductile iron with machined steel components dampen cutter-induced and table vibrations to promote high cutting speeds and aggressive hogging operations.

Matched body height and stationary jaw-to-keyway dimensioning provides consistent vise ganging so that part-to-part tool movement is accurate and does not cause tool collision, the company says. These vises can be mounted on either side, on the base or back-to-back, making them flexible enough for a range of holding configurations.

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