Dove Tail Vise supports aggressive 5-axis machining.

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Providing up to 4,000 lb of precision clamping force, DoveLock™ holds parts without distorting workpiece while providing access to 5 surfaces of workpiece. Unit is built from pre-hardened 4140 steel for rigidity with ½ in. movable jaw stroke, max jaw opening of 1.688 in., and overall stroke of .500 in. Embedded locating pin maintains part location accuracy when applying side load pressure. When under high machining pressure, deflection and clamp creep is minimized by vise design.



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New Kurt DoveLock(TM) Dove Tail Vise Designed for Aggressive 5 Axis Machining Operations



Minneapolis, Minnesota – Kurt’s new DoveLock™ vise is the 5 axis workholding solution for the most advanced aggressive machining operations. It provides up to 4,000 lbs of precision clamping force, holding parts without distorting the workpiece while providing access to 5 surfaces of the workpiece.



Designed and built from pre-hardened 4140 steel, the DoveLock™ vise has Kurt’s proven workholding rigidity. When under high machining pressure, deflection and clamp creep is minimized by the DoveLock™ unique design. Three features make this possible: the clamping screw is located at the top of the clamping envelope, the moveable jaw slide is retained within the stationary jaw, and machined dove tail jaws for added grip.



For fast positioning in the vise jaws, the DoveLock™ vise features a unique, one-half inch movable jaw stroke. This allows precise raw stock clamping with less material preparation. Another nice feature is an embedded locating pin that maintains part location accuracy when applying side load pressure.



To elevate parts further off the machine table, an optional riser base is available. The robust riser provides 1.250” inches of additional elevation and can be stacked in multiples to achieve the desired height.



DoveLock™ vise specifications are:  2.00 jaw width, maximum jaw opening 1.688 inch, jaw height 0.125 inch, overall stroke .500 inch, vise height 2.500 inch, base height 1.250 inch, base diameter 4.47 inch, weight 8 lbs.



The new Kurt DoveLock™ vise has a Lifetime Iron Clad Warranty and is part of a complete family of five axis workholding products from Kurt.



Call for more information 1-877-226-7823. See at www.kurtworkholding.com 

Kurt Manufacturing Company, Industrial Products Division, 9445 East River Road NW, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55433. In USA, Fax 1-877-226-7828. Outside USA, Fax 1-763-574-8313.

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