Fixture Mounting System suits automated workholding.

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Combining Ball Lock mounting technology with hydraulic power, quick-change Hydraulic Ball Lock(TM) System delivers speed of hydraulic clamping with positive mechanical lock. Fixture plates are dropped onto manifold-mounted Ball Lock shanks, which are hydraulically unlocked but lock mechanically. Measuring 25 mm x .75 in., shanks will not release unless hydraulic pressure is reapplied. System both locates and locks, with repeatability to ±.0005 in.



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New Hydraulic Quick-Change System Announced



Hydraulically-Activated, Mechanically-Locked; Ideal for Automated Workholding

CLEVELAND, OH - November 6, 2006 - Jergens, Inc. today announced its new Hydraulic
Ball Lock(TM) quick-change fixture mounting system. The Hydraulic Ball Lock(TM) system combines the company's well-known Ball Lock mounting technology with hydraulic power to deliver the speed of hydraulic clamping with a positive mechanical lock. Fixture plates are simply dropped into place onto manifold-mounted Ball Lock shanks. The shanks are hydraulically unlocked but lock mechanically. They won't release unless hydraulic pressure is reapplied. No external plumbing is required.

The new system is ideal for automated workholding applications. It both locates and locks, with repeatability to ±.0005" (±.013mm). Shanks are 25mm X .75 inches.

Jergens is located at 15700 S. Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH, 44110-3898
Telephone: (216) 486-5540. FAX : (216) 481-6193 E-mail: info@jergensinc.com
Web: www.jergensinc.com Please send inquiries to Tim Golling.

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