Workpiece Holding

Material Handling & Storage

Modular System supports direct workpiece clamping.

April 26, 2016

By using clamping pillars with modular structure, VERO-S WDB enable freely molded parts and other workpieces to be clamped directly on machine table, without additional equipment. All interfaces have taper centering mechanism that is free from play and guarantees repeat accuracy of <0.005 mm between individual components. Actual workpiece clamping takes place by spring force in self-locking, form fit process. Pneumatic system of 6 bar opens clamping module. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Magnetic Gripper handles parts weighing up to 10 kg.

April 26, 2016

Featuring compact dimensions of 26 x 98 mm, EGM-M Monopole Gripper operates with electro-permanent magnets, which do not require compressed air or vacuum. Only short current pulse for 300 ms is required for actuation and deactivation. Since no energy supply is required in activated condition, parts remain securely gripped even in case of emergency stop or sudden loss of power. Digitally controllable gripper can be positioned anywhere on workpiece, and can be combined with larger units. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Retail & Sales Equipment

Snap Frame Sign Holders drive customer engagement, sales.

April 19, 2016

Offered in sizes from 8.5 x 11 in. to 30 x 40 in., classic snap frame sign holders can be used to add signage to walls, sides of fixtures, or tabletops/countertops in stores and restaurants. Clear sheet protects print materials for years, and messages can be changed as often as desired. In addition to silver or black frame, options include round or mitered corner. Hanging accessories are provided as standard.<br /> Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Reversible Hard Jaws suit ID and OD workholding.

April 14, 2016

Typically used for first operation workholding, reversible hard jaws hold specific part size range and can decrease time and expense of tool setups. Serrated, Acme Key, square key, and tongue-and-groove styles are available to fit all brands of chucks. Manufactured of 8620 steel, case hardened, with ground locating surfaces and black oxide coated for corrosion resistance, 1- or 2-step jaws feature diamond shaped serrations which provide accurate gripping and parts locating.<br /> Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Packaging Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Check Presenters promote cash transactions at bars/restaurants.

April 13, 2016

Devoid of credit card company logos, portable EZ-Tip, EZ-Split&trade; Check Presenters help restaurants and bars increase volume of cash versus credit card transactions while also boosting revenue, supporting wait staff, and improving customer service. Built-in calculator, which lets customers calculate tips and check splits, can also be used by waitstaff for general purposes. Built-in vinyl sleeve pocket accommodates custom advertisements and printed messages.<br /> Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Griplock® Systems to Showcase Latest Innovations in Cable Suspension at LIGHTFAIR® International 2016

April 5, 2016

Griplock® Systems will be attending LIGHTFAIR® International April 26-28, 2016 in San Diego booth #2849. Carpinteria, CA – Griplock Systems will be attending LIGHTFAIR® International April 26-28, 2016 in San Diego booth #2849. On display will be Griplock® Systems’ latest innovations including Wisp™, Rincon™, and Solimar™. Wisp™ is a thin and small, yet incredibly strong,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

SCHURTER Fuseholders Will Meet New Standard for Improved Fire Safety

March 31, 2016

Santa  Rosa,  CA — SCHURTER is upgrading its fuseholder portfolio to meet the new IEC/EN 60127-6  standard, which becomes effective in October 2017. The revised standard outlines new requirements for enhanced fire safety. Consistent with its legacy of being first to market with internationally approved shock-safe  fuseholders, SCHURTER continues to provide customers with... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Artis Tweezers from Aven: Exclusive Design Reduces Hand Fatigue and Enhances Productivity

March 31, 2016

The tweezer is one of the longest standing and most important staples of every work bench, and Aven’s innovative Artis Tweezers have set a new precedent for precision. The patent-pending design features an angled bend at the end of the tip, which provides a softer overall grip with a large surface area that greatly reduces hand fatigue while enhancing overall productivity and effectiveness.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Fixtureworks Offers Extensive Lineup of 'One-Touch' Manual Clamps

March 29, 2016

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of fixturing accessories, machine tool elements and material handling components offers an extensive new lineup of One-Touch manual clamps.  One-Touch clamps offer easy and efficient clamping and unclamping of a workpiece in one simple operation. Each clamp is designed to eliminate the need for tools when applying the clamping force and helps... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Transportation Industry Products

Trailer Hitch Mount attaches umbrella to trucks.

March 28, 2016

Designed to fit standard 2 in. hitch receiver on back of truck, SHAX® 6193 Umbrella Trailer Hitch Mount holds SHAX® 6100 Umbrella in place, providing shade anywhere. Portable accessory uses thumbscrews to secure durable, rust-resistant steel pole. Used together, umbrella and hitch mount protect workers from harmful UV rays at outdoor worksites such as highways, construction sites, and farms. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Indexing Tables provide high positioning accuracy.

March 24, 2016

Offered in 5 active lengths, RTMBi Indexing Tables provide peak torque of 197 Nm, continuous torque to 36.4 Nm, and top speeds of 1,200 rpm. All have 166 mm OD and 25 mm hollow shaft. Tables feature ±20 arcsec accuracy, ±2 arcsec unidirectional repeatability, and bi-directional repeatability of ±3 arcsec. Alone or coupled with force controlled short stroke actuators and AccurET controllers, tables are suited for applications in automation, electronics, and back-end semiconductor manufacturing. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

REGO-FIX® to Highlight Benefits of Toolholding Innovations at MMTS

March 23, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – At the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) in booth 521 on May 16 - 18, REGO-FIX will showcase four of its precision tooling products ideal for demanding part machining applications in a wide range of industries, including aerospace. On display will be the powRgrip® product line that generates very high clamping forces; secuRgrip®, an anti-pullout toolholding... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

EXSYS Spotlights Innovations in LEHMANN and EPPINGER Lines at MMTS

March 23, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. – EXSYS Tool Inc. will demonstrate two productivity-enhancing innovations as well as showcase its industry-leading PRECI-FLEX® tooling system at this year’s Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show. A pL LEHMANN ultra-high precision 5-axis rotary table and the new EPPINGER COMPACTO™ tooling base holder will both take center stage in booth 558 at the Place Bonaventure in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

TE Connectivity's New Two Pin Mini Fuse Holder

March 21, 2016

Kettering, OH – TE Connectivity (TE) Industrial Commercial Transportation, a world leader in harsh environment connectivity, announces the release of TE‘s new environmentally sealed mini fuse holder. The new two position mini fuse holder is compact and has an integrated mounting feature allowing it to be mounted anywhere. The fuse holder can accommodate two active fuses and two spares. The... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Velmex BiSlide® Pan and Tilt System Used on Several Shots for Oscar Nominated Anomalisa

March 18, 2016

Dick Kaneshiro, an owner of Velmex positioning systems for stop-motion photography, recently completed camera work on the film Anomalisa. The film, nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Film category, was shot in part using a camera rig Kaneshiro designed and comprised of several Velmex BiSlides Stages and Rotary Tables. In additional to rotating movement through the Rotary Tables, the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Universal Hydraulic Toolholder can serve high-volume applications.

March 18, 2016

TENDO E compact, which eliminates use of different holder technologies for milling, drilling, and reaming, can safely transfer up to 520 Nm torque at 20 mm clamping diameter. With vibration damping and run out accuracy of <0.003 mm at 2.5 x D, this hydraulic expansion toolholder is applicable across rough milling to finish operations and protects machine spindle and cutting tool from damage. Common spindle connections are available, including HSK-A63, SK40, BT40, CAT40, and CAT50. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Digital Control Mechatronic Gripper delivers process stability.

March 17, 2016

Powered by brushless DC servo motor and controlled by digital I/O, PGN-Plus-E offers gripping force that can be adjusted in 4 levels and comes in size 80. Multi-tooth guidance, designed for higher moment capacity, features continuous lubrication pocket in guide contour and wedge-hook kinematics with maximized surface coverage in all stroke positions. Suited for industrial environments, universal 24 V gripper integrates required control and power electronics. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Centric Clamping Vise increases versatility via adaptability.

March 17, 2016

Available with 40, 80, or 125 mm jaw width and up to 25 kN clamping force, KONTEC KSC 80 provides optimal jaw support for ID and OD clamping. This multifaceted component, which can be adapted for conventional clamping, short clamping depths for 5-sided machining, mold parts, plates, or saw cuts, features pre-tensioned, backlash-free center bearing and extra fitted slide to ensure repeat accuracy of ±0.01 mm. Also, integrated chip drain and protected spindle promote process reliability. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Special Briney Dual Contact Cat50 Turning Toolholder Eliminates the Need for Customer to Re-Engineer Catalog of Lathe Stick Tools

March 9, 2016

Recently, Briney Tooling Systems worked closely with a manufacturer to develop a special Dual Contact CAT50 stick turning toolholder for an Okuma MacTurn 550 milling/turning center. The customer had some special turning stick tools that were 1.5-inches square and there was no standard for the lathe stick tools. Because Briney Tooling Systems is well-known for their custom and special toolholder... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Fixtureworks to Showcase Lineup of Rollers and Bumpers at MODEX 2016

March 9, 2016

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), www.fixtureworks.net a leading supplier of material handling components, fixturing accessories and machine tool elements will bring its broad spectrum of Fairlane® Products rollers and bumpers to booth 1768, at MODEX 2016, April 4-7, 2016, Atlanta, GA. Rugged, wear resistant and smooth, Fairlane Products rollers and... Read More