Arbor with Swing Clamps improve part rigidity during machining.

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Cartridge Arbor with Interior Swing Clamps increases part rigidity during machining operations without interfering with tool paths. Design lets unit locate on ID, while interior swing clamps pull part back. Engineered to simplify fixture designs used in automotive industry, arbor grips parts and holds them securely to withstand cutting forces generated in production machining. This rigid workholding allows for increased speeds and feeds for optimized throughput.



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New Cartridge Arbor with Interior Swing Clamps to Improve Part Rigidity During Machining



Positrol, Inc. unveils a new Cartridge Arbor that is to be shown for the first time at IMTS 2010 -Booth W-2112. The Positrol Cartridge Arbor with Interior Swing Clamps is designed to increase part rigidity during machining operations without interfering with tool paths.

This innovative design allows the Positrol Cartridge arbor to locate on the ID while the interior swing clamps pull the part back. These arbors are primarily engineered to simplify fixture designs used in the automotive industry where high production, low cost manufacturing is deemed critical with today's economy. An example of a part suitable for this workholding application could be a steering knuckle. Parts are gripped and held securely to withstand the cutting forces generated in production machining. The added rigidity of the workholding allows for a boost in speeds and feeds to increase overall throughput.

A wide array of chuck and arbor designs are offered by Positrol to allow for flexibility in tailoring a workholding solution to help maximize machining efficiencies and workpiece accuracies. Positrol specializes in providing solutions for turning, grinding, balancing, milling and gear operations.

Positrol's complete product line includes:
  • Pos-A-Lock(TM) Collet Arbors
  • Chuck Change® Systems
  • Hydraulic Membrane Chucks and Arbors
  • Cartridge Chucks and Arbors
  • Drawdown Chucks
  • Split Diaphragm Chucks
  • Swing Arm Chucks
  • Swivel-Grip Chucks
  • Superior Cincinnati Collet Pads and Chucks

    To learn more about how the new Gear Chuck can raise your level or quality and machining efficiency contact Positrol, Inc., 3890 Virginia Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. P: (513) 272.0500 o E: Sales@eWorkholding.com o Web: eWorkholding.com

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