Flexible Fixturing stages parts on CMMs.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring 70 pins with 0.160 in. pin diameter and .800 in. stroke, Pinhead Flexible Fixturing utilizes quick-clamping, maintenance-free mechanism that quickly and precisely fixes parts on coordinate measuring machines. Pin base height for mounting workpiece is 4.75 in. to top of pins. Pinhead kit comes with four 1 in. risers, four 1.5 in. risers, four 2 in. risers, and 4 swivel mounting arms with standard 10 mm thread size.

Original Press Release:

Euro-Tech Corporation Introduces Pinhead Flexible Fixturing for Coordinate Measuring Machines

Menomonee Falls, WI...Euro-Tech Corporation announces the introduction of new Pinhead Flexible Fixturing. Designed to quickly and precisely fix parts on coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), the system eliminates expensive special constructions to fix complex workpieces. This innovation will be showcased at IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2010 being held at Chicago's McCormick Place September 13-18. Euro-Tech Corporation is in Booth #W-2453 which is located in the Tooling & Workholding Systems Pavilion in the West Building

Pinhead Flexible Fixturing is ideal for staging parts on CMM's or vision inspection systems and will lower inspection costs and reduce inspection time.

Excellent for controlling costs because purchasing can be conducted on an as-needed basis. This modular clamping system can be combined and expanded as necessary. Standard features include:
  • Pin Base height for mounting the workpiece is 4.75" to top of pins
  • 70 pins ensure optimal fit
  • 0.160" pin diameter and .800" stroke result in optimal adaptation of shape
  • Features and quick-clamping and maintenance-free mechanism
  • Alignment interface for additional modules designed to allow fast assembly

    Options include a Pinhead kit that includes four base units, four 1" risers, four 1.5" risers, four 2" risers, four swivel mounting arms with standard 10mm thread size. The cost for the kit is $3495. Other modular pieces can be purchased separately: risers ($64/ea) swivel mounting arms ($88/each), magnetic base ($158), spring-loaded swivel clamp ($116), and pinhead swivel clamps ($68 - $78).

    Euro-Tech Corporation

    Since 1993, Euro-Tech Corporation has represented unique European-made gages, tooling products such as arbors, chucks, drills, taps, measurement systems and accessories. Euro-Tech also offers the state-of-the-art PG 1000 Cutting Tool Inspection System and the Pinhead Flexible Fixturing Systems for CMMs. Both are manufactured in the U.S.

    Euro-Tech products are used to make manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace, small engine, medical and wind power industries more productive. The company is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI where a highly skilled team is committed to the continuous development of state-of-the-art solutions.
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