Hydraulic Workholding Fixture features dual-purpose design.

Press Release Summary:

Suitable for primary, secondary, and tertiary clamping, Model H-PRP first snaps work piece into position and then, once hydraulics are actuated, clamps part for machining. Hydraulically actuated position and retention pin provides clamping force of 500 or 1,000 lb at 5,000 psi. Low-profile design enables machining from multiple sides, while eccentric body and adjustable head accommodate casting variations. Metal-to-metal seal eliminates contamination from entering mechanism.

Original Press Release:

Master WorkHolding Introduces New Hydraulic Position and Retention Pin

Master WorkHolding Inc. of Morganton NC is proud to announce the release of the newest member of our fixture component family. The hydraulically actuated position and retention pin (H-PRP). Building on the ever popular (PRP) patented design which utilizes a metal to metal seal to eliminate contamination from entering the mechanism. MWH has developed the dual-purpose hydraulic version to first snap the work piece into position and then, once hydraulics are actuated, clamp the part for machining.

o Eccentric body and adjustable head make the H-PRP very flexible and easily adjust to casting variations.

o Can be used for primary, secondary and tertiary clamping.

o A simple rugged design makes them easy to install and service.

o Available in two capacities 500 lb & 1000 lb clamping force @ 5000 psi.

o The low profile size 500lb. (Ø1.25" x 2") 1000lb. (Ø1.63 X 2.25) will allow for maximum part accessibility and machining from multiple sides while reducing the complexity of prismatic work holding.

o Reduces the cost of fixture components up to 50%.

o The first hydraulic clamping component without "pinch points".

o Designed to utilize standard MWH heads.

20 years of custom fixture design has led MWH to develop specialty workholding components not offered anywhere else and we are excited to now make these available to the public.

Please visit our website www.masterworkholding.com for more information and pricing.

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