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Kurt Manufacturing

5280 Main Street N.E., Minneapolis, MN, 55421, USA

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Kurt Manufacturing

KHU6 Hydraulic Unit uses an operating pressure of 3200 psi.

Nov 30, 2017

KHU6 Hydraulic Unit is offered as a retrofit to vises such as HDH690, HDH691 and 3600H, 3610H, 3630H, XL6H and XL6HR models. Delivering a stroke of 0.25 in. and 7200 lb of clamping force, unit’s double acting capability uses hydraulics to clamp and unclamp whereas single acting capability uses hydraulic for clamping and spring return for unclamping.

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

KHP3 Hydraulic Pump can sustain up to 4,000 psi constant pressure.

Feb 03, 2017

Using 30-100 psi input pressure, KHP3 Hydraulic Pump maintains constant pressure in Kurt Hydraulic Vises. Using internal load-limiting valve, unit protects against overload and air exhaust muffler to provide quiet operation. Measuring 6 x 8 in., pump kit comes with needed fittings, oil and choice of foot switch or hand switch.

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Material Handling & Storage

SideWinder Vise eliminates need of re-indicating setup.

Jan 07, 2017

Available in SDW25 II and SDW35 models mounting on to 6 and 8-in. vises, SideWinder Vises feature integral bracket which allows mounting to machine table on stationary jaw end of Vise. Using Kurt Pull-Type design, unit reduces jaw deflection for accurate clamping. Featuring 80,000-PSI robust ductile iron bodies, unit comes with convenient locating pin and is designed to reduce setup time for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Two-Station Vises maximize workholding productivity.

Jun 09, 2015

Suitable for clamping parts of same size or dissimilar size, HD and HDL Series Vises have quick change jaw feature and can perform first and secondary operations simultaneously. HDL models, delivering up to 7,460 lb of clamping force at 70 lb of torque, are designed on 80,000 psi ductile iron body with precision machined steel components and have full 4 in. opening in each station using standard... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Precision 8 in. Vise reduces part setup and changeover times.

Oct 03, 2014

Available with 3.750 in. jaw opening, SideWinder™Â SDW35 provides vertical workholding of parts for second operation machining in same setup. This 8 in. vise, with max clamping force of 4,000 lb, has Anglock® design that decreases jaw deflection, distributes clamping force evenly and precisely across full jaw surface, and reduces jaw lift. Other features include workstop and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Quick Change Jaw System offers precision repositioning.

Aug 06, 2014

Utilizing dovetail quick-clamps to hold machinable jaws, DoveLock™ Quick-Change Jaw System minimizes jaw change time to less than 1 minute while positioning jaw with repeatability up to ±0.001 in. Master jaw is attached to stationary and movable jaw of any standard 6 in. Kurt vises or Kurt Cluster Towers. Jaws can be flipped 180° and machined on both sides for 2 different part setups.... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

LVDT Pencil Probe verifies part measurements.

Aug 06, 2014

Offering spring extend and pneumatic extend actuation types, KURTSmart PROBE™ outputs linear value over entire stroke of probe. Unit requires 5 V power for measurement operation and can run stand-alone, measuring and sorting parts based on feature size. Onboard input and output port supports triggering of measurement and action to be taken based on measurement result. With 5 LEDs, probe can be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Single-Station CNC Vises feature one-piece body, stationary jaw.

Feb 28, 2014

With one-piece body and stationary jaw design, VersatileLock® Vises provide rigid clamping with 0.0005 in. repeatable accuracy. There are 12 models, available in manual, air, and hydraulic versions, designed to handle range of part clamping applications. AngLock® feature and pull-type clamping design reduce stationary jaw deflection. Respectively, clamping forces for models 3600 (manual)... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Custom Workholding System improves machining throughput.

Dec 10, 2013

Applicable to new machining projects as well as those requiring improved throughput, Custom Engineered Workholding provides precise and repeatable part clamping; high-density, flexible clamping of related parts on same fixture; and rigidity. Accelerated load/unload features increase part output to maximize productive machining center capacity. Options include hydraulics, air sensing, prox... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Pneumatic/Hydraulic Pumps serve precision clamping applications.

May 29, 2013

Compatible with Kurt single-acting 4, 6, and 8 in. vises, portable KHP5000PH provides constant hydraulic pressure and holding power. Pump operates with ordinary shop air at 20–90 psi input and incorporates internal load limiting valve, air exhaust muffler, and air and oil filters. Rated at 5,000 psi, air hydraulic pump is driven by 1 hp pneumatic motor and actuated with hand operated... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fixture Locator enables machining of multiple parts/load.

May 14, 2013

Engineered for locating, attaching, and removing fixtures, subplates, and vises on machining centers, PinLock™ System consists of high-precision pins, bushings, and liners that provide locating and locking repeatability up to ±.0005 in. Shanks and bushings are precision machined of heat-treated, alloy steel with black oxide finish. Helical extraction design and pin feature aids in overcoming... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Five-Axis Vises feature self centering design.

Jan 08, 2013

Available with 2 ½, 4, and 4 ½ in. jaw widths, MaxLock™ Vises are designed for precision small part machining. Units align parts in vise and reduce part lift to minimum by pulling parts down and holding them with maximum rigidity for close tolerance repeatability in all axes. Suited for parts up to 6 ½ in. long, vises clamp both OD and ID and feature adjustable center line. They... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vise Accessories provide for 30°, 45°, and 60° setups.

May 30, 2012

Used with standard 6 in. vise, Sine Parallels enable rectangle parts for machining to be clamped at 30°, 45° and 60° angles. They install and position with single bolt for each plate and jaw plates remain in vise while using them. Following initial setup, Sine Parallels can be changed to any other angle and also be used as a parallel. They also provide opportunity for clamping round... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Hydraulic Pump provides constant pressure and holding power.

Mar 27, 2012

Designed for use with hydraulic vises, cluster towers, and swing clamps, 5,000 psi Hydraulic Pump is driven by pneumatic motor and operates from 90-145 psi shop air using foot pedal. Unit maintains constant pressure when foot pedal is depressed regardless of system pressure, ensuring accurate and repeatable clamping pressure with every clamping cycle. Designed for single acting systems, pump... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Single Station Vise offers full 9 in. jaw opening.

Aug 06, 2010

Suited for clamping large parts, Model HDM690 distributes up to 6,000 lb of clamping force evenly across jaw surface. Unit provides 0.0007 in. accuracy and minimal stationary jaw deflection. Constructed with 80,000 psi ductile iron body, vice features quick-change movable jaw, precision roller bearings, hardened vise screw mechanism, and AngLock® spherical segment in jaw that minimizes jaw... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Vacuum Workholding Table suits wood product manufacturing.

Oct 02, 2009

Grid system tables, available in sizes up to 48 x 24 in., form mounting platform for modular vacuum workholding setups that handle any wood design and dimension. Positioning pods, chucks, and locating pins aid in reconfiguration of parts. System operates from ordinary shop air from electrically powered air compressor. It can be integrated with Kurt integrated robot for 3-axis capability in moving... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

High Density Long Vises come in 4 and 6 in. capacities.

Jan 21, 2009

Available in manual and hydraulic models, 4 in. Model HDLM4 is suited for machining small parts such as medical and electronic devices, while 6 in. Model HDLM6 is suited for machining larger parts such as aerospace components. Both units provide repeatable clamping in 2 clamping stations to 0.0002 in. Designed on 80,000 psi ductile iron body with precision machined steel components, vises deliver... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Workholding Vises have 4 in. capacity.

Feb 14, 2008

Available in manual and hydraulic models, HDL 4 in. capacity vises provide high density work holding of smaller parts on smaller machining centers. Designed on 80,000 psi ductile iron body with precision machined steel components, vises are rigid and deliver up to 6,316 lb of clamping force at 70 lb of torque and repeatable clamping to 0.0002 inch. Both models feature 2 clamping stations with... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vise facilitates 5-axis machining operations.

Jan 23, 2008

With clamping height above machine table of 3.937 in., Model VB 5AX100-L provides part clearance for applications requiring continuous 5-axis cutting motion of complex pockets, sculptured and contoured surfaces, and intricate 3-D features. Unit offers clamping force up to 8,992 lb, clamping width of 0.0787-9.291 in., and clamping depth of 0.315 in. By locating tension spindle directly under... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Metal Compactor Briquettor delivers 8:1 compaction ratio.

Jan 18, 2008

With output capacity up to 1,200 lb/hr of aluminum chips, Chipmunk 1200FL compacts ferrous and non-ferrous chips into dense 3½ x 1¼ in. briquettes. It can also compact steel/ductile iron chips at rate of 2,300 lb/hr. Producing up to 50,000 psi compaction force, Model 1200FL transforms metalworking chips into dense, dry pucks. Front-load design utilizes hydraulically driven infeed auger,... Read More

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