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Workholding System for One-Offs Decreases Setup Times

The clamping elements of Erowa’s CleverClamp system are specifically designed for the manufacture of one-off and small-batch parts.

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The clamping elements of Erowa’s CleverClamp system are specifically designed for the manufacture of one-off and small-batch parts. According to the company, they are simple to handle and can benefit a variety of applications while decreasing setup times, increasing machining uptime and improving productivity. The basic rails of the system are calibrated to fit the company’s UPC and MTS production tooling systems. The range of clamping elements can be quickly positioned on the serrated base rails and used either horizontally or vertically. The base rails provide the flexibility to attach workpieces of varying shapes and sizes in a limited amount of space.

An added feature of the CleverClamp system is that it can be universally automated. Combined with the company’s automation solution, this flexibility increases machine utilization by making use of marginal and night hours, Erowa says.

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