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Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

2500 Latham St., Rockford, IL, 61103, USA

  • 800-225-4263

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Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

Material Handling & Storage

Rod Locks control over-travel, drifting, and bouncing.

Nov 06, 2012

Available mounted to ISO 6431 style pneumatic cylinder or as standalone unit, AMLOK® RLI Series is constructed of black anodized aluminum with piston and wedge locking mechanism actuated by multiple springs that mechanically lock rod quickly and securely. Clamp is unlocked when air actuates piston, compresses spring, and releases locking device. Providing consistent clamping force in both... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Linear Roller Guides ensure precision, rigidity under load.

Jan 17, 2012

Tschudin and Heid linear roller cages and guides are components for machine, instrument, tool, and fixture applications. Roller and cage design allows displacement of moving parts in axial direction via use of parallel shafts and sleeves; no radial movement is possible. Construction suits applications where heavy loads must be moved in confined spaces. Rollers are arranged within plastic or... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Roller Guides offer line contact and optimized rigidity.

May 13, 2010

Suited for where heavy loads must be moved in confined spaces without loss of precision or rigidity, Tschudin and Heid linear roller cages and guides allows displacement of moving parts in axial direction via use of parallel shafts and sleeves; no radial movement is possible. Rollers offer line contact with guide, enabling low pre-load at assembly to be maintained. Rollers are arranged within... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

Pneumatic Rod Lock eliminates control problems.

Nov 10, 2009

AMLOK® type RLN Power-Off Rod Lock avoids control problems such as overtravel, drifting, bouncing, and reverse traveling. Mounted to NFPA cylinder or used stand alone, it is constructed of black anodized aluminum housing with piston and wedge locking mechanism actuated by multiple springs, which mechanically lock rod securely. Clamp is unlocked when air actuates piston, compresses spring, and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Dovetail Vise Clamp promotes precise operation.

Nov 10, 2009

Accommodating max part width of 4 or 5 in., dovetail vise clamp features precision bushing holes that facilitate location of vise. While ½ in. to 13 SHCS and precision dowel screws are used to secure vise on 2 in. grid system, 15 in. dovetail angle holds pre-machined parts securely during machining operations. Vise is available in 5, 8, 12, 16, or 24 in. lengths with up to 12 jaws. Metric... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Adjustable Locknuts ensure accurate rotor positioning.

Oct 23, 2009

Providing positive locking without washers and keys, Spieth Locknuts ensure thrust bearing retention on compressors, shafts, spindles, and other industrial/commercial applications. Two axially arranged radial grooves, one from outside and one from inside, result in diaphragm-like cross-section to give locknut predetermined axial elasticity. Full circumference contact ensures locknut does not back... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Automatic Sawing System cuts rails in 32 sec.

Jan 20, 2009

Operating with minimized environmental impact, AMSAW® R300R integrates rail hole drilling station for bolted joints at rail ends as well as carbide cutting blades, which accept 5 retips and up to 40 resharpenings before replacement. It includes onboard PLC, preloaded ballscrews, and 3 vertical and 2 horizontal hydraulic clamps enabling 90º cut on rail ends. Saw blade guide and dampening device... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Micro Clamps can be used for dedicated fixtures.

Jul 18, 2008

Triag Micro Clamps feature dowel pins or precision dowel screws to provide precise positioning. Vise modules have high work piece density per given machine envelope and deliver 900-4,600 lb of clamping force. Compact, low profile, and flexible units come with smooth or serrated, hardened, and ground jaws or soft jaws. Parallels, locating stops, and variety of other accessories are also available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Combined Saw/Drill cuts rails for railroad industry.

May 20, 2008

Used for high-production cutting of ferrous and nonferrous metals, Amsaw R series offers blade changeover time under 3 min, hardened spindle gears ground for minimum backlash, as well as saw blade guide and dampening device. Dry operation means no coolant is needed, double and triple measurement strokes accommodate extra-length cuts, and clamp to unclamp time is 32 sec. For safety, electronic... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pneumatic Rod Lock features power-off clamping.

Apr 01, 2008

Constructed of anodized aluminum with carboxylated nitrile seal, Amlok RLN features heavy-duty clamp system, providing holding forces from 200-2,650 lb. Unit accommodates rod diameters from 0.625-1.75 in., and cylinder and bore diameters from 1.5-6 in. Using dry-filtered air, rod lock has release pressure from 60-160 psi with max load tolerance of +0.000 in./-0.002 in. Amlok RLN is suited for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Rod Clamps retain load on hydraulic power or pump failure.

Mar 20, 2008

Developed to provide power-off clamping of rods and shafts, AMLOK® Hydraulic Series RCH Rod Clamps are actuated by spring/collet mechanism and unclamped by hydraulic pressure. With ability to lock reciprocating motions only, units are designed to clamp components after motion has stopped and to hold position securely as long as forces do not exceed table values. Clamps consist of alloy steel... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Rotary Unions are designed for optimized coolant flow.

Feb 04, 2008

Rated for 24,000 rpm max spindle speed and 80 bar max coolant pressure, OTT-Jakob GDR single-passage rotary unions are designed for OTT-Jakob power drawbars found in machine tools with high-speed spindle and in which machine tool feeds coolant through single passage to tool. Designed to fit small unclamp units, GDP unions have hybrid bearing, balanced design, and closed sealing surface. Max... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Safety Stops secure platens under suspended load.

Jan 30, 2008

Activated by weight of the dropping mass, safety catcher stops and locks dropping platen via wedge mechanism located on smooth rod that can be placed in any position. Unit can be installed on hydraulic/pneumatic presses and other machines in which dropping masses must be stopped for safety reasons. Locking capability is proportioned to dropping mass, and locking position functions for entire... Read More

Locknuts use clamping screws with hexalobular socket head.

Jan 24, 2008

Suited for applications where space is limited, Spieth Type MSF Locknuts utilize clamping screws with socket head similar to TORX system screw to optimize handling, mounting, and service life of tools used for tightening. Units feature Spieth locking principle, which provides vise-like locking of locknut. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sawing System cuts ferrous and non-ferrous materials.

Dec 11, 2007

Model AMSAW® S300 allows for cut lengths up to 30 in. and multi-indexing when length exceeds 30 in. It has capacity of 3.00-12.00 in. and utilizes cermet or carbide tipped, disposable, or re-grindable saw blades with diameters from 24-36 in. Automatic sawing system includes 60 hp spindle motor, and has compact design that incorporates hardened spindle gears with minimum backlash. Unattended... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Rotary Union features integrated leakage sensor.

Sep 12, 2006

Designed with permanently sealed surfaces, Rotary Union offers constant control of clamping system, preventing damage to system or spindle. Unit features max speed of 36,000 rpm, max coolant pressure of 80 bar, and max cleaning air of 10 bar. Maximum air pressure after confirmation is 5 bar and filter porosity is less than 50. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Static Clamping System fits in tight spaces.

Sep 12, 2006

Featuring compact design, Model SST 60 provides exact position clamping of mechanical components like pallets or workpieces. It offers clamping force of 18 kN, clamping pressure of 80 bar, and release pressure of 50 bar. Attachment options include fixed, one-direction free (during positioning, before clamping) and 2 directions (during positioning, before clamping). Read More

Cylinders have locking design and integral rod clamp.

Mar 22, 2005

Series CCA Advanced Locking Cylinders® integrate AMLOK® Power Off Rod Clamp, which provides control over travel, drifting, bouncing, and reverse traveling. Equipped with oversized intensifier, products' locking force holds rod in any mid-stroke position. Clamping is accomplished through spring force, and unit is unlocked by air pressure. Product is offered as integral unit with Advanced... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sawing System cuts ferrous and non-ferrous material.

Dec 06, 2004

Automatic Amsaw® 100 provides cutting rates up to 150 in.²/min with accuracy of ±.002 in. Featuring 15 hp spindle drive motor, dry-cutting system utilizes up to 14 in. diameter saw blades, cutting maximum stock size of 4.0 in. Standard model includes failure diagnostics, automatic bar loader, diverter chute to separate trim cut and tail ends, and cut bars to length as programmed on LCD panel. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products

Position Monitoring System indicates tool status.

Jun 25, 2004

OTT/JAKOB employs electronic analog sensor, which detects position and allows user to monitor drawbar for performance and wear. Electronic unit, attached to machine controller, transmits data, while system indicates whether tools are clamped, unclamped, or not present. Tool head accuracy and longevity are increased by monitoring cycles and hours, which indicate whether tools are properly held.... Read More

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