Master WorkHolding, Inc.
PO Box 2845
Morganton , NC 28680 US
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
News of Note: October 2018
The NTMA appoints a new president, Röhm acquires Master WorkHolding, Renishaw opens new demo center and more industry news.
Röhm Acquires Master WorkHolding
Master WorkHolding will serve as Röhm’s North American manufacturing entity and provide the company with prismatic clamping fixtures.
The Evolution of the Retention Pin
A new retention pin design enables the spring-loaded workholding devices to do more than simply ease part loading. They can clamp parts, too.
Retention Pins that Both Position and Clamp
Shops and fixture manufacturers commonly use spring-loaded retention pins in their workholding devices to ease part loading.
Second Thoughts On Foreign Sourcing
Will a returning tide lift U.S. manufacturing? One consulting firm says companies are reevaluating their sourcing strategies with an eye toward more domestic production. A company that serves domestic machining facilities clearly sees the same trend.
Vertical Machining Centers For Volume Production
At this model plant for lean manufacturing, Parker Hannifin personnel became convinced that the simple approach was the strongest choice for the application. Part of the lesson learned at this plant is that the most difficult part of going lean may lie in the discussion.
Light-Activated Glue Holds And Releases Workpieces In A Flash
This alternative workholding method uses adhesive cured by UV light to "clamp" complex-shaped parts to a fixture. After machining, a quick laser beam "unclamps" the part by destroying the adhesive.