Workpiece Holding

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

SCHUNK Receives Hermes Award at Hannover Messe

April 27, 2017

The Hermes Award, one of the world’s most coveted technology prizes for innovation, was awarded to SCHUNK last week, during the opening of the Hannover Messe by the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel!

Henrik A. Schunk, the Managing Partner of SCHUNK, was there to receive the award from the German Federal Minister for Education, Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka.

The prize was awarded for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Servo Positioning Rotary Tables feature roller-gear drive.

April 22, 2017

Available in GTB40, GTB63, GTB80 and GTB100 models, GTB Series Servo Positioning Rotary Tables come with lifetime-lubricated solution for delivering high torque, speed and motion. Featuring direct motor coupling for eliminating backlash, units can be mounted on both vertical and horizontal orientations.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Pneumatic Saw & Clamp System Cuts Steel Plate Wihout Heat Affect Zone

April 21, 2017

A pneumatic saw and clamp system that eliminates torch cutting and lets users produce clean accurate cuts on thick steel plate fast with no heat affect zone (HAZ) is available from ESCO Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts.

ESCO’s APS-438 Air-Powered Saw and Quick-Clamp sets up fast using a 2”W steel track and has two wedge-style clamps that attach to steel plate up to 15’W by 3.5”... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bridgeport’s Mighty-Hold® Universal Clamp Strap Now Comes with Polyolefin Coating

April 15, 2017

STRATFORD, Conn. (April 13, 2017) – Bridgeport Fittings’ Mighty-Hold Universal Clamp Strap, a one-piece clamp and back strap that secures cable or conduit, saving time and money, now comes with a polyolefin coating that makes the clamp strap resistant to a vast variety of corrosive chemicals and provides an extremely strong shield from corrosive environments.

Bridgeport’s... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

RÖHM Features Advanced Workholding Technologies at PMTS

April 3, 2017

SUWANEE, Ga., March 31, 2017 – In booth 1231 at PMTS 2017, RÖHM Products of America will highlight a broad selection of its innovative workholding products that show the company’s strength as a one-stop solutions provider. Featured technologies include the modular CAPTIS clamping system; the AGILIS, ABSIS and MZS mandrel part-clamping systems; quick-change jaw chucks; the RZM vise;... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

J.W. Winco Offers Nylon Plastic Adjustable Levers with Push Button, Threaded Stud Type, With Steel or Stainless Steel Components

March 31, 2017

NEW BERLIN, WI – J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers WN 303 and WN 303.1 Nylon Plastic Adjustable Levers with Push Button, Threaded Stud Type, with either Steel or Stainless Steel Components.

Patented and made in the United States, the WN 300 adjustable hand levers with push button, which are also RoHS compliant, are... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Kurt Workholding’s HDL CarvLock® Towers Provide Precision Clamping of Multiple Parts for Horizontal CNC Machines

March 29, 2017

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Kurt Workholding offers a complete line of high-density CarvLock® workholding towers for precision machining with eight or twelve clamping stations in both manual and hydraulic models. Equipped with easily changeable jaws, these Kurt towers provide maximum setup flexibility and fast changeover between jobs.

Kurt’s complete line of CarvLock tower system options... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

SHS Manual Tool Change System comes with ISO flange pattern.

March 27, 2017

Available in six sizes, SHS Manual Tool Change System features integrated pneumatic feed through. System can be easily assembled without need of additional adapter plates.

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Material Handling & Storage

Fixtureworks Brings Advanced Fixturing Components & Workholding Solutions at Eastec 2017

March 25, 2017

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of fixturing accessories, machine tool elements and material handling components brings a broad spectrum of its products to Booth #5658 for the 2017 EASTEC Exposition, May 16-18, 2017, W. Springfield, MA. Highlighting the exhibit will be its lineup of TriMax vises, ultra-low profile TriGrip carbide grippers and the new Fairlane® GP-Series rubber... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

The World’s Strongest and Most Reliable Clamping System

March 15, 2017


Sync your workholding with your machine for ultimate spindle uptime today! Set up changes are reduced by 90% with this fast, extremely accurate quick change, workholding, and positioning system. Infinite combinations are possible as any workholding can be mounted on top, from a standard vise to a custom fixture, for a reliable and consistent changeover.

For a... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

SmartBox Shark Tooth Fixture Box offers perfect hole cut.

March 3, 2017

Used for installing overhead lighting, wall sconces and smoke detectors, Shark Tooth Fixture Box features piercing drill at center of blade for pinpoint accuracy. Designed with hole saw and 9/16 lug, unit provide surface mount installations, basement or attic studs using raised mounting rings. Meeting UL standards, product comes with 8/32 machine threaded holes and NM clamps and can... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Innovative Can Handles that Help Sell Craft Beer Featured at Pack Expo East

February 24, 2017

The design and vibrant colors of the unique Roberts PolyPro handles prominently displays craft brewed canned beer on retail shelves. These handles are also more sustainable and affordable than old style handles – they use 30 percent less plastic. (Roberts PolyPro Pack Expo East Booth # 1102)

CHARLOTTE, NC - At Pack Expo East, February 27 – March 1, Pennsylvania Convention Center in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Metric Shaft Collars & Couplings Product Line Features Over 800 Items

February 23, 2017

An expanded line of metric shaft collars, couplings, and mounting components suited for mechanical drive systems and structural applications has been introduced by Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Stafford Metric Shaft Components feature over 800 items including the Grip & Go™ quick release handle which can convert a standard shaft collar into a rapidly... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Fluke 1630-2 FC Stakeless Earth Ground Clamp performs automatic data recording.

February 23, 2017

Capable of storing 32,760 measurements in memory, Fluke 1630-2 FC Stakeless Earth Ground Clamp automatically records data at pre-set intervals. Product is integrated with Fluke Connect® which helps in viewing, recording and sharing measurements through smartphones or tablets. Unit helps electrician for measuring earth ground loop resistance using dual-clamp jaw.

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Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Zero-Max ETP-EXPAND® Provides Ideal Connection within Hollow Shafts for Pump Drives

February 18, 2017

Plymouth, Minnesota: Connecting a rotating piston lobe to a hollow shaft has been improved using the ETP-EXPAND®, a patented bushing device that is fast and easy to install and adjust.

The ETP-EXPAND was developed to simplify exchanging seals in pumps when fluid viscosity is changed. This is often required in pharmaceutical, chemical, food and beverage processing systems with the seal... Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

REGO-FIX to Showcase Innovative Tooling Solutions at PMTS 2017

February 18, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., February 16, 2017 - At PMTS 2017 in booth #472, REGO-FIX will highlight tooling technologies that improve operator safety, enhance machine tool coolant capabilities and speed tool changing. The company will feature its new intRlox® MX Mini Nut slip proof clamping system, reCool® Mini, a retrofittable coolant-through system for use on Swiss-style machines, and SwissQuick... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

With the Schunk Tendo Slim 4ax Hydraulic Expansion Toolholder it is Now Possible to Combine the Complete Outside Geometry of Heat Shrinking Mountings with the Proven Qualities of Schunk Hydraulic Expansion Technology

February 16, 2017

The slim precision mounting makes it ideal for use in series production, particularly in the automotive industry. It was designed for axial operations, and shows its strength during milling close to interfering contours, countersinking, and reaming in 5-axis centers and the die and mold industry. Test series prove that the mountings with the vibration-damping properties of the hydraulic... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pin-in-Paste P1xP Holder uses IR reflow soldering.

February 15, 2017

Available for PCBs with thickness ranging in 1.0mm to 1.6mm, Pin-in-Paste P1xP Holder is designed with large pick-and-place area and clips. Featuring three-point, surface-mount solderable tabs, P1xP reduces number of insertion points. Providing irradiance of 0.08 mW/m² at 0° for TSOP33xxx series and 0.12 mW/m² for TSOP53xxx series, units are halogen-free and ROHS-compliant.

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Material Handling & Storage

2016 Series Sprue Grippers enable quick and easy replacement.

February 9, 2017

Having wide jaw opening with high closing force in single-acting operation, 2016 Series Sprue Grippers are used in automotive and plastic molding industries. Designed with zinc plated steel with anodized aluminum alloy jaws, units deliver 52 N gripping forces at 6 bar operating pressure. Grippers are available with weight between 148g-168g and 20 mm clamping diameter.

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Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

EXSYS Highlights Flexible, Customizable Technologies at HOUSTEX 2017

February 2, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017 – EXSYS Tool Inc. will demonstrate several of its innovative tooling, rotary table and gear making solutions in booth 2435 at this year’s HOUSTEX on Feb. 28 – March 2 to be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Booth visitors will discover the benefits of the industry-leading PRECI-FLEX® tooling system, high-precision pL... Read More