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A Message from Kitagawa-NorthTech, Inc.
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Kitagawa NorthTech's DKF Collet Chuck Ideal for Tight Work Environments
The low-profile collet chucks in Kitagawa NorthTech’s DKF series feature a compact nose for when additional tool clearance is needed in tight turning environments.
Kitagawa NorthTech Reorganizes North American Sales Roles
The reorganization has involved the promotion of Shawn Luschei to vice president of sales and marketing, Dale Anderson to inside sales manager, and Ryosuke Yatsunami to business development manager.
Large Workholding Chucks Available in Various Configurations
Eastec 2019: Kitagawa NorthTech will be displaying its Nobel brand of workholding chucks for vertical turning lathes (VTLs), available up to 3.5 m (11.48 ft.) in size.
Kitagawa NorthTech Now Distributor for Nobel Chucks
Kitagawa NorthTech earlier this year absorbed Itex Workholding operations, which previously held the distribution rights for Kawatatec Nobel Chucks in North America.
Steady Rests, Work Rests Support Range of Applications
IMTS 2018: Kitagawa NorthTech will be featuring its complete line of turning steady rests and grinding work rests.
Kitagawa Northtech Receives NTMA Safety Award
The award points out that the company’s safety record is among the best in the workholding industry.
Line of Workholding for Automotive Machining
Kitagawa NorthTech has released a line of custom-engineered automotive industry workholding solutions.
Kitagawa NorthTech Launches Updated Website, New Domain
The move to a “.us” domain is intended to clarify product offerings and solutions for North American customers.
Steady Rests for Grinding Camshafts, Crankshafts
Kitagawa NorthTech is releasing the fully-retracting KRGU and GHS grinder steady rests.
Kitagawa NorthTech Hires Senior Manager of Sales
Shawn Luschei has rejoined the company and will support OEMs and channel partners, developing new business.
Kitagawa-NorthTech Hires Senior Manager, Engineering and Quality
Ed Johannesen has worked for over 15 years in the industry.
Enabling Small Machines to Produce Big Parts
Well-suited for oilfield work, this compact rotary table has a through-hole diameter of 13.6 inches, which has previously been available only with rotary tables having a much larger face plate.
Compact Rotary Table Features Large Through-Hole
This rotary table was developed to deliver the requisite through-hole diameter in a more compact overall size.
Auto Eccentric Chuck Provides a Quick-Change Solution
Kitagawa-NorthTech’s auto eccentric chuck model number HG-847-215 is designed to handle concentric and eccentric turning in a single operation.
Quick-Change Chucks Offer More than Fast Jaw Changes
For this shop, eliminating the need for reboring is the most important benefit of QJR quick-change chucks from Kitagawa-Northtech.
Quick-Change Chucks Boost Turn-Mill Benefits
At this Chicago-area manufacturer, quick-change chucks from Kitagawa added to the benefits of moving from multiple setups on multiple machines to producing parts in a single setup on Mazak turn-mills.
Grease Increases Chuck Life, Strengthens Grip Force
Kitagawa-NorthTech has added Chuck Grease Pro to its supplemental chuck offerings.
Steady as She Goes
Machine shops are inventive operations. Learn how one uses a steady rest in a different way on one of its two-turret CNC lathes.
An Innovative Way to Use a Steady Rest
This shop found a way to modify one of its two-turret CNC lathes so that a tricky aerospace component could be properly supported for critical operations.
Workholding Supplier Expands Capabilities
The new NorthTech Workholding name signifies the expanded product line, staff of workholding engineers and range of engineered workholding solutions offered to the metalworking industry.
Updated Workholding Improves Turning Performance And Speed
Many shops maintain old workholding on their lathes, and there is a loss of opportunity to increase productivity and repeatability. Workholding tends to be an afterthought. In reality, workholding can increase performance a great deal.