Workholding System features triangular design.

Press Release Summary:

Suited for horizontal and vertical machining centers, 6-station TriSystem allows tool access on 6 parts through as much as 240°. It consists of solid aluminum column with ground steel gliding surfaces, 2-station clamping mechanism, and snap-on, quick-change jaw system. Clamping mechanism has built-in third hand to facilitate part loading. TriSystem is available with jaw width of 4 and 6 in. Base plates are manufactured to fit customer's pallet or indexer systems.

Original Press Release:

New Triangular Workholding System for Machining Centers Increases Tool Access

Bock Workholding (Ford City, PA) introduces the Bock TriSystem workholding system, a triangular, six-station workholding system which allows a greater range of tool access angles on horizontal machining centers and on vertical machining centers equipped with an indexer.

Four-sided systems, like Bock's own MonoQuad models, typically allow machining of eight parts on three sides by allowing tool access through 180°; the Bock TriSystem will allow tool access on six parts through as much as 240°.

Like its four sided couterpart the Bock TriSystem consists of a solid high-strength aluminum column with ground steel gliding surfaces, Bock's proven two-station clamping mechanism, and Bock's snap on quick change jaw system. The clamping mechanism has a built-in "third hand" to make part loading easier and more accurate, and the machinable jaws can be changed from one setup to the next in seconds.

The Bock TriSystem is available with a jaw width of 4" (100mm) and 6" (150mm), and base plates are custom manufactured to fit the customer's pallet or indexer systems.

For more information contact:

Joe Cousins

Bock Workholding, Inc.

418 Third Ave.

Ford City, PA 16226

Toll-free: 877-426-2504

Phone: 724-763-1776

Fax: 724-763-1702

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