Workpiece Holding

Material Handling & Storage

Kurt Workholding to Introduce New 5-Axis Vises and Expanded Line of Small Machine Table Workholding at IMTS 2016 Booth #W-2423

May 23, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Kurt IMTS 2016 exhibit will feature new expanded DoveLock™ 5-axis workholding line including two new models.  Also featured at IMTS, the Kurt exhibit will include the comprehensive small machine table lineup of 20 options for machine tables measuring 16 inches and under in the Y-dimension. Kurt DoveLock dovetail 5-Axis vise line is expanded with a new reverse model... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Clamping System handles small precision components.

May 19, 2016

Featuring height of only 20 mm, VERO-S NSE Mini pneumatic quick-change module is suited for retrofitting existing machines to achieve full utilization of machine area and direct clamping of small workpieces. Patented dual stroke actuation ensures high clamping performance. With 90 mm module diameter and clamping pin diameter of 20 mm, standard integrated turbo function of NSE Mini achieves pull-in forces up to 1,500 N. Locking is achieved mechanically by means of spring assembly. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

EXSYS High-precision PL LEHMANN Line to Take Center Stage at IMTS

May 13, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. – EXSYS Tool Inc. will spotlight its high precision pL LEHMANN rotary tables as well as that product line’s swissClamp modular clamping system at IMTS. The company will also demonstrate several other productivity-enhancing EXSYS technologies in booths W-2061 and N-7223, including the industry-leading PRECI-FLEX® tooling system. The Swiss-manufactured pL LEHMANN rotary... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

ROHM to Feature Workholding Technologies that Maximize Machine Time at IMTS

May 10, 2016

SUWANEE, Ga. – At IMTS 2016 in booth W-2528, Röhm Products of America will show its strength as a one-stop clamping and gripping supplier by presenting a wide range of workholding innovations. Among the products on display will be two of the company’s newest solutions that fulfill industry demands for increased efficiency, ergonomics, weight reduction and convenience. Manufacturers in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Get Even More Ideal-Tridon® Clamps in 5 Days or Less

May 10, 2016

Smyrna, Tennessee – Ideal Clamp Products, Inc. continues to strive to be the best in the industry.  We are excited to announce that in addition to over 2,900 parts that are already available in 5 days or less, we are now shipping nine additional series in 5 days or less. Products Included... • 56 & 58 Series Snaplock Quick Release Clamps • 30010 & 30020 Series T-Bolt Clamps •... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Hybrid Trunnions reduces setup and increase productivity.

May 10, 2016

Stallion Hybrid trunnions accelerate installation of 3- and 4-jaw chucks, collet chucks, and faceplates without requiring removal of trunnion table. While 9 x 20 in. model holds 6 in. vise, 9 x 23 in. model is designed for double- or single-station, 6 in. vises. Sub-plates and quick-change sub-plates are available with quick-change ballocks, standard baseplates allow trunnion assembly to be offset to one side of machine, and pneumatic brake provides up to 600 lb clamping torque. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Friction Cups increase oily sheet metal handling safety.

May 10, 2016

Combining polyurethane and rubber properties for optimized elastic memory and press oil resistance, DURAFLEX® friction cups can help increase number of strokes per minute in stamping, cutting, bending, and punching machines. There are 3 BFFT (Bellows Flat Friction Thin) cups that optimize grip on 0.6–0.8 mm thin sheets without risk of denting surface. Also available are 3 DCF (Deep Concave Friction) cups that maximize hold on parts with concave or convex surface. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Self-Propelled Mobile Manipulator improves safety, efficacy.

May 6, 2016

Installed on RBC-6000-SPBW Reversible Boom Crane, manipulator with gripper handles and articulates large items. Axes consist of lift, extend, pitch, roll and grip (2,000 lb max), and lift from ground level height to 12 ft. Addition of yaw axis and powered mast rotation increases total functions to 7. Ranges are 130° for pitch axis, 180° for roll axis, and 90° to left and 90° to right (parallel to boom) for yaw axis. Infinitely variable speed control and 90° steering capability are also standard. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

CARVEsmart(TM) and Mitee-Bite Products Team Up to Offer Ultimate Workholding Solution

May 5, 2016

Cottage Grove, Minn. - CARVEsmart™, a division of Bellatex Industries and maker of the original quick-change vise jaw system featuring dovetailed jaw technology, is teaming up with Mitee-Bite Products LLC., to offer a unique low profile workholding solution for vise jaw applications. CARVEsmart has developed Mitee-Bite-authorized TalonTop dovetailed jaws which are TalonGrip™ ready. The... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Face Grooving Tools operate as single or twin cutters.

May 4, 2016

Designed to fit large diameter Series 318 and Series 319 SW twin-cutter boring heads, Face Grooving Insert Holders can be used as single or twin cutter grooving tools for 2.087–118 in. diameters. Design allows for grooving depth up to .472 in., with minimum width of .079 in. and maximum of .375 in. Using boring tools as twin cutters, with simultaneous adjustment in radius and length, allows feed rate to be increased. Using cutters in diameter offset operation enables groove width up to .472 in. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Robotic Press Suction Cups safely handle thin sheets.

May 2, 2016

Suitable for use with high-speed, robotic, pick-and-place sheet metal handling equipment, slip-free Press Automation Cups (Panel Cups) series securely grips dry and oily metal, plastic, or composite materials. Silicon-free cups, molded from ANVER Nomathane™ 50 and 60, disperse existing surface oil on stamped panels, and exhibit non-marking as well as anti-slip properties. Sealing properties accommodate flat or curved workpieces as well as material with minimal surface area. Read More

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