FixtureworksTM (Fraser, MI), one of North America's leading suppliers of workholding technologies and machine tool components will showcase its extensive clamping, gripping, locating, positioning, and support products at Booth W-2346 during IMTS 2010, September 13-18, 2010, McCormick Place, Chicago. The display of products to be shown demonstrates the ability for OEMs, machine, forming and fabricating shops to design and build application-specific fixtures with the economics and quick availability of standard, off-the-shelf parts and hardware-all from a single-source.
The exhibit will feature the new Abrasive Diamond Surface Grippers from Fairlane® Products, and unique manual clamps from Imao(TM) both leading manufacturers in workholding solutions.
The new Abrasive Diamond Surface Grippers, with surface comparable to 100-grit sandpaper bonded permanently to a stainless steel pad provides excellent non-slip gripping on smooth or slippery surfaces with minimal clamping force and surface marking. The individual diamond particles transfer holding pressure to a very small and well-distributed area, in addition to providing unparalleled wear resistance. These high-strength grippers are available in various sizes and configurations suitable for a variety of workholding applications.
Also featured will be a range of unique manual clamps from Imao(TM) including miniature, heavy duty, swing, pull, push, rocker and snap clamps with forces from 150 to 2250 lb. These retractable clamps are durable alloy steel; heat treated with a black oxide finish and are ideal for repetitive or quick clamping operations.
In addition, also on exhibit will be Fairlane® Products full line of grippers, rest pads, Swivots® swivel/pivoting positioning components, Quick Release ball-lock pins, rollers and bumpers; Kipp® spring plungers, rest and riser pads, levers, handles, knobs, and hand wheels; Imao® supports and stops, risers, T-nuts, sliding mounts, springs, supports, grid plates and blocks; OK-Vise® single and double wedge clamp designs; Mitee-Bite® low-profile edge clamps; and Modern Industries mPower(TM) product line which includes quick change precision locating and mounting systems and modular tooling, plates and columns.