Centric Clamping Vise increases versatility via adaptability.

Press Release Summary:

Available with 40, 80, or 125 mm jaw width and up to 25 kN clamping force, KONTEC KSC 80 provides optimal jaw support for ID and OD clamping. This multifaceted component, which can be adapted for conventional clamping, short clamping depths for 5-sided machining, mold parts, plates, or saw cuts, features pre-tensioned, backlash-free center bearing and extra fitted slide to ensure repeat accuracy of ±0.01 mm. Also, integrated chip drain and protected spindle promote process reliability.

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One Vise for All Workpieces

The SCHUNK KONTEC KSC 80 centric clamping vise is a multifaceted component that has optimal jaw support for I.D. and O.D. clamping. It can be easily adapted for conventional clamping, short clamping depths for 5-sided machining, mould parts, plates or saw cuts.

The KSC 80 is known for high precision and process reliability, with an extremely flat design. A pre-tensioned and backlash-free center bearing and an extra fitted slide guarantee a repeat accuracy of ±0.01 mm and enable the precise processing of the first and second side in a clamping system. An integrated chip drain and a protected spindle assure maximum process reliability. The centric clamping vise is ideally suited for affordable storage solutions in automated machine tools.

The new vise is available with jaw width of 40, 80 and 125 mm and a clamping force up to 25 kN.


SCHUNK is the worldwide competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems. Totaling more than 60 years of experience, SCHUNK is a family owned operation and a global player in one. For more information, visit www.schunk.com

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