Workpiece Holding

Material Handling & Storage

Advanced Vacuum Handling Systems for Critical Components at SEMICON West

June 27, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - June 2016 - Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #834 at SEMICON West, scheduled to take place July 12-14, 2016 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Company representatives will demonstrate the TWEEZER-VAC® Elite and ADJUST-A-VAC® Elite. The TWEEZER-VAC Elite... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

The World's Strongest and Most Reliable Clamping System

June 20, 2016

VERO-S NSL 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 micron-precise... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

The Toolholder for TECHnical Applications!

June 20, 2016

The TENDO-Tech is a line of special toolholders offered as standard from SCHUNK. These toolholders have technical features incorporated into the toolholder or are designed for a niche market or application, and are manufactured from the same high grade tool steel as our Platinum line. The TENDO-ES is extremely short and rigid and the tool shank is clamped inside the machine spindle taper. It... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Clamp ensures fluid connections withstand demanding environments.

June 16, 2016

Used for fluid connections in high-pressure applications using rubber or silicone hoses, Breeze Super-Seal clamp features high-pressure, dual-seal profile and provides adjustability via worm-drive closure mechanism. Recessed hardware attachments promote continuous 360° lines of sealing, while convex-shaped band promotes spring force. Offered with or without Belleville washers, this product can be used on 36–118 mm dia rubber or silicone hoses. Read More

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

Fixtureworks to Feature its New Line-Up of Vises, Grippers, Clamps and Positioning Systems at IMTS 2016

June 14, 2016

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of clamps, fixturing accessories, machine tool and material handling products, will showcase several new product lines in Booth W-2377 during IMTS 2016, September 12-17, 2016 McCormick Place, Chicago. Highlighting the exhibit will be its lineup of TRIMAX vises; ultra-low profile TRIGRIP carbide grippers; the APS zero-point positioning system, air... Read More

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

Walter to Feature Advanced Cutting Tool Technologies at IMTS '16

June 8, 2016

Waukesha, WI — Walter, a leading cutting tool manufacturer, will showcase its latest technologies in Booth W-1700 at IMTS ’16, September 12-17, 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. Highlights of the exhibit will include the Walter M4000 program which uses an innovative insert system that has a single, basic shape compatibility with every M4000 body. The inserts can be used in all tools... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Fuse Holder ensure operation to design standards.

June 2, 2016

In addition to versions that accommodate 10 x 38 mm and 1 ½ x 13/32 in. fuses, 254 EFD Series includes Class CC versions that only allow use of Class CC fuses as to ensure design and operational safety. Holders of 256 Series, designed to facilitate opening of fuse blocks, feature complete IP20 protection, mechanism for attaching to DIN Rail, and ability to lock-out device in open or closed positions. These holders also offer complete separation for Class CC designs. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

SMW Autoblok to Feature New Extra-Compact Steady Rest at IMTS

June 1, 2016

Wheeling, IL – At IMTS 2016, SMW Autoblok will be featuring the new RX Steady Rest designed especially for machines with limited mounting space. Despite being built with minimum overall dimensions, the RX provides a large clamping range of 100mm to 520mm within a single steady rest. An innovative double cam actuating mechanism enables the RX to avoid interference with operations by clearing... Read More

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