Planet Products Corp.

Flexible Hydraulic Workholding Saves Set-up Time
Machinery & Machining Tools

Flexible Hydraulic Workholding Saves Set-up Time

Planet Products Corporation introduces flexible top tooling modules for use on the ProHold series hydraulic vises and vise towers. The flexible top modules along with the base module can act as a vise, fixture plate, hydraulic chuck, or any combination thereof, allowing a quick change, flexible workholding system for various sized work pieces. Although the vise and tower modules are designed for...

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Hydraulic Vise permits OD and ID self-centering clamping.
Portable Tools

Hydraulic Vise permits OD and ID self-centering clamping.

Designed for high production machining, ProHold Series 6 in. hydraulic vise features total stroke of 4.25 in. and 11,000 lb of clamping force at 3,800 lb of hydraulic pressure. Self-centering clamping is repeatable within .001 in. Double-acting vise has sealed lead screw assembly that is continuously lubricated, eliminating need for on-going maintenance. Internal pressure accumulators allow vise...

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Live Tooling features double ended configuration.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Live Tooling features double ended configuration.

Available for Doosan twin-spindle and sub-spindle lathes, Live Tooling features double-ended ER-25 collet right angle configuration, which is offset to BMT55 turret location, allowing for extra clearance on back of turret. Pressure-lubricated design uses coolant to maintain temperature control to precision angular contact ball bearings for optimal manufacturing tolerances. By...

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Hydraulic Vise offers full bi-directional actuation.
Portable Tools

Hydraulic Vise offers full bi-directional actuation.

ProHold 4 in. double-acting, 2-station vise offers full bi-directional hydraulic actuation with up to 6,000 lb of clamp/unclamp force. Each station clamps independently, allowing various size parts to be fixtured in same machining operation. Configurable for ID/OD clamping, 1.75 in. long stroke holds odd-shaped, undercut, or large parts. Powered unclamp cycle permits vise to open even when...

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Planet Acquires ProHold Hydraulic Vises
Portable Tools

Planet Acquires ProHold Hydraulic Vises

Planet Products Corporation has acquired a patent license to manufacture the ProHold hydraulic vise line. The ProHold hydraulic vises provide an adjustable and consistent clamping force, bi-directional clamping, and are fully automation capable using an external or internal hydraulic power unit. Vises are available in 4 or 6" configurations, and can be used individually, stacked in-line, or...

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Planet Products Introduces High Speed Live Tooling
Machinery & Machining Tools

Planet Products Introduces High Speed Live Tooling

Developed for applications requiring high rpm in a precision heavy duty package, Planet products offers turret lathe live tooling in 2:1 and 3.5:1 speed up ratios. These unique, patent pending tools are especially effective at running long duty cycles at high speeds due to their proprietary bearing cooling system. By keeping the precision bearings at a constant temperature, the internal...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Live Tooling for Turret Lathes

Planet live tools were designed to overcome the limitations of existing live tool technology used in our own production department. Most live tools are limited to running only a few minutes at a time, requiring duplicate tools, or stopping in the middle of the cycle to allow the tool to cool. Planet's tools have bearings that are cooled and lubricated by filtered machine coolant, allowing almost...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Planet MV-A Radial Piston Hydraulic Motor

Planet Products variable displacement hydraulic motors are adjustable displacement ball piston motors built to the highest standards of accuracy. Designed for applications requiring rugged durability, smooth low speed running, highest efficiency and minimum leakage, they permit precision control of torque and speed It provides a versatile power package of high efficiency. Adjustments of the motor...

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Planet Live Tool Allows Continuous Duty Cycle
Portable Tools

Planet Live Tool Allows Continuous Duty Cycle

Planet Products Corporation announces it's new line of live tools for turret lathe applications. By leveraging over a decade of experience with coolant powered hydraulically driven tools, Planet takes a unique approach to overcoming the duty cycle limitations of standard tools. Existing technology live tools are restricted to limited run time due to frictional heating of the bearings and seals....

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Flexible Hydraulic Workholding Saves Set-up Time
Machinery & Machining Tools

Flexible Hydraulic Workholding Saves Set-up Time

Planet Products Corporation introduces flexible top tooling modules for use on the ProHold series hydraulic vises and vise towers. The flexible top modules along with the base module can act as a vise, fixture plate, hydraulic chuck, or any combination thereof, allowing a quick change, flexible workholding system for various sized work pieces. Although the vise and tower modules are designed for...

Read More »
Hydraulic Vise permits OD and ID self-centering clamping.
Portable Tools

Hydraulic Vise permits OD and ID self-centering clamping.

Designed for high production machining, ProHold Series 6 in. hydraulic vise features total stroke of 4.25 in. and 11,000 lb of clamping force at 3,800 lb of hydraulic pressure. Self-centering clamping is repeatable within .001 in. Double-acting vise has sealed lead screw assembly that is continuously lubricated, eliminating need for on-going maintenance. Internal pressure accumulators allow vise...

Read More »
Live Tooling features double ended configuration.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Live Tooling features double ended configuration.

Available for Doosan twin-spindle and sub-spindle lathes, Live Tooling features double-ended ER-25 collet right angle configuration, which is offset to BMT55 turret location, allowing for extra clearance on back of turret. Pressure-lubricated design uses coolant to maintain temperature control to precision angular contact ball bearings for optimal manufacturing tolerances. By...

Read More »
Hydraulic Vise offers full bi-directional actuation.
Portable Tools

Hydraulic Vise offers full bi-directional actuation.

ProHold 4 in. double-acting, 2-station vise offers full bi-directional hydraulic actuation with up to 6,000 lb of clamp/unclamp force. Each station clamps independently, allowing various size parts to be fixtured in same machining operation. Configurable for ID/OD clamping, 1.75 in. long stroke holds odd-shaped, undercut, or large parts. Powered unclamp cycle permits vise to open even when...

Read More »
Planet Acquires ProHold Hydraulic Vises
Portable Tools

Planet Acquires ProHold Hydraulic Vises

Planet Products Corporation has acquired a patent license to manufacture the ProHold hydraulic vise line. The ProHold hydraulic vises provide an adjustable and consistent clamping force, bi-directional clamping, and are fully automation capable using an external or internal hydraulic power unit. Vises are available in 4 or 6" configurations, and can be used individually, stacked in-line, or...

Read More »
Planet Products Introduces High Speed Live Tooling
Machinery & Machining Tools

Planet Products Introduces High Speed Live Tooling

Developed for applications requiring high rpm in a precision heavy duty package, Planet products offers turret lathe live tooling in 2:1 and 3.5:1 speed up ratios. These unique, patent pending tools are especially effective at running long duty cycles at high speeds due to their proprietary bearing cooling system. By keeping the precision bearings at a constant temperature, the internal...

Read More »
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Live Tooling for Turret Lathes

Planet live tools were designed to overcome the limitations of existing live tool technology used in our own production department. Most live tools are limited to running only a few minutes at a time, requiring duplicate tools, or stopping in the middle of the cycle to allow the tool to cool. Planet's tools have bearings that are cooled and lubricated by filtered machine coolant, allowing almost...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Planet MV-A Radial Piston Hydraulic Motor

Planet Products variable displacement hydraulic motors are adjustable displacement ball piston motors built to the highest standards of accuracy. Designed for applications requiring rugged durability, smooth low speed running, highest efficiency and minimum leakage, they permit precision control of torque and speed It provides a versatile power package of high efficiency. Adjustments of the motor...

Read More »
Planet Live Tool Allows Continuous Duty Cycle
Portable Tools

Planet Live Tool Allows Continuous Duty Cycle

Planet Products Corporation announces it's new line of live tools for turret lathe applications. By leveraging over a decade of experience with coolant powered hydraulically driven tools, Planet takes a unique approach to overcoming the duty cycle limitations of standard tools. Existing technology live tools are restricted to limited run time due to frictional heating of the bearings and seals....

Read More »

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