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Vincent Precision Machining Improves Per Part Setup Time from 5 Minutes to Less than a Minute by Changing to Kurt HDL Vises with Ductile Iron Bodies - Improves VMC "In-The-Cut" Time

Mendota Heights, Minnesota: Five Kurt HDL double station vises mounted side by side on a new Bridgeport VMC 1000 XP3 vertical machining center (VMC) gave Vincent Precision Machining setup time improvement of under a minute per part compared to over five minutes per part for its 420 stainless steel medical components. The time saving was huge because five new vises are used in the new setup...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

New Kurt HDL ClusterTowers(TM)

Provide Eight Clamping Stations With Large 4 Inch Openings For High Density Clamping - They Have Machinable Quick Change Jaws For Flexible And Fast Setups Minneapolis, Minnesota: Kurt advances the workholding market again with its new generation HDL ClusterTowers(TM). Providing repeatable clamping to 0.001 inch, these towers hold multiple parts in eight clamping stations for maximizing machine...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Clamping System offers high-density workholding solution.

MultiChuck MMY Concentric Clamping System provides manual self-centering static workholding solution for machining centers, milling machines, and grinders. Top face operation optimizes number of chucks that can be banked closely together. Available with 2 or 3 jaws, system can be provided as standard in chuck sizes of 80, 100, 125, and 150 mm. It combines fast initial jaw travel with controlled...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Workholding System eliminates operator set-up errors.

VB DockLock® zero-point workholding system integrates with workholding devices to achieve setup changes in seconds on all types of HMCs and VMCs. System instantly positions and locks vise or fixture in perfect alignment onto machine worktable with clamp down force of 2,800 lb/locking cylinder and retention force of 9,000 lb/locking cylinder. Collet connection dampens vibration tendencies in...

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Software

Software facilitates shop floor control and analysis.

SPC PREMIUM software provides real-time intelligence gathering as well as total shop floor control and analysis capabilities. Web-enabled platform integrates with existing databases and connects to all gauging devices for seamless data collection. Designed for multi-user operation, it controls automated and inline gauging while keeping processes in order. Multi-level access and screen lock-out...

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Workholding Towers provide repeatable clamping to 0.001 in.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Workholding Towers provide repeatable clamping to 0.001 in.

Suited for mid-size and larger machining centers, HDL ClusterTowers(TM) feature 8 stations, each with 6 in. width, 4 in. openings, and clamping force to 6,316 lb at 70 lb of torque. Quick-change jaws lift off vise module with half-turn of hex key, and reset and self-align with no special tools. Self-adjusting holding block enables clamping of same or dissimilar sized parts, while adjustable...

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Modular Tombstones help build high density workholding.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Modular Tombstones help build high density workholding.

Available in 2 and 4 face models and 4 different sizes, ToolBlox(TM) modular tombstones are highly rigid, A36 HRS steel and help to attain workpiece immobility and to dampen cutter induced vibration. They accommodate all types of workholding devices including single, double, and multiple station vises, either manual or hydraulic. Bolt holes and dowel patterns are provided on each face for...

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Compactors process ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Compactors process ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Chipmunk Model 6000 is a 20 hp system with output of 500 lb/hr aluminum and 1,400 lb/hr steel and ductile iron. Ten hp, Model 2000 outputs 260 lb/hr aluminum and up to 600 lb/hr steel and ductile iron. Utilizing mechanical kinetic energy driven design, both deliver 8:1 compaction ratio, transforming metalworking chips into dense and dry briquettes. Machines include discharge chute and straight...

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Workholding Systems provide repeatable part clamping.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Workholding Systems provide repeatable part clamping.

SeraLock Towers, Pallets, and WedgeLock self-aligning workholding modules allow machining of like and unlike workpieces all in same setup. System employs reusable clamping components that can be mixed and matched to hold any size part. Towers and pallets have V shaped serrated surfaces for alignment of WedgeLock clamping modules. Towers are available in 4-, 2-, and single-sided units, with base...

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