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Selection of Stainless Steel Fixturing Components for Diverse Application Needs

As part of its ongoing drive to provide customers-OEMs, shop owners, manufacturing engineers, tooling specialists, setup technicians, fixture, workholding and jig designers-with the innovative tools and technologies needed to enhance quality and productivity throughput, Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI) continues to expand its product offering to encompass an ever growing list of stainless steel...

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Workholding Chuck precisely grips helical gears.
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Workholding Chuck precisely grips helical gears.

Designed to grip OD of 9 in. diameter helical gears, MG Mini-Gear Pitch Line Chuck features pins mounted in loose fitting housing so that they can float. Pins pick up pitch diameter, and jaws grip OD of pins. At 10 in. dia, Northfield model 1000 air chuck features 2 pin cages: one for left hand helix, and one for right hand helix. Pin cages are changed out by removing 3 mounting screws.

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Hydraulic Workholding Fixture features dual-purpose design.
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Hydraulic Workholding Fixture features dual-purpose design.

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...

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Air Actuated Chuck uses 5C collets.
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Air Actuated Chuck uses 5C collets.

Featuring same bolt pattern as proprietary 4 in. chucks, allowing interchangeability, 5C collet chuck uses standard air feed tubes, wet or dry. All components are hardened and ground to 58/63 RC, and all diameters are ground within 1/10,000 TIR. Product uses standard 5C collets and also accepts 5C expanding collets. Operating speeds are rated to exceed 8,000 rpm.

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Precision Air Chuck delivers precision at any speed.
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Precision Air Chuck delivers precision at any speed.

Featuring 3000 rpm max recommended speed, Modified Model 425 Air Chuck has 3-jaw design with 645 lb force per jaw, max jaw opening of 0.250 in., and repeatability of 0.0001 in. TIR. Work piece is loaded into chuck sprocket side down, and sprocket face is used for axial location. Locator provides radial spring pins to orient workpiece at 45.648° angle, while hardened and ground top jaws grip...

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Airbearing End Mill Grinding Fixtures
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Airbearing End Mill Grinding Fixtures

Rush Machinery, Inc. offers a series of airbearing end mill grinding fixtures that allow precision sharpening of end mills, reamers, shell mills and other cutters. The spindle floats almost frictionless on a thin film of air, resulting in a smooth, even grind. The fixture quickly mounts on Rush drill and tool grinders, and it is also available with a universal base to mount on most tool and...

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Sliding Air Jaw Chuck is offered in various configurations.

Developed to grip OD of 9 in. dia helical gears, Pitch Line features pins mounted in loose fitting housing so they can float. Pins pick up pitch diameter, and jaws grip OD of pins. Because pitch is measured over pins, gripping is performed in same manner as measuring. Models include through-hole, high-speed, and quick-change chucks, available in SAE or metric sizes from 3-18 in. (76-457 mm) with...

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Spring Loaded Workholding Supports for Fixturing Versatility
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Spring Loaded Workholding Supports for Fixturing Versatility

Three styles of spring loaded work supports ideal for the accurate positioning and orientation of workpieces for machining, fabrication and inspection layouts, etc., are available from Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), North American manufacturer and supplier of workholding technologies and machine tool components. The Imao® fixturing supports are offered in four block-type sizes, five...

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Chucking Systems are available in 2 versions.
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Chucking Systems are available in 2 versions.

Model 625, Â-¼ in. stroke and 6 in. diaphragm Hi-Low chucking systems offer on-the-fly and cycle interrupt methods of chucking. Products allow roughing and finishing of machine parts in one operation. Valve system, connected to sliding jaw air chucks, lets users drop jaw force by stopping spindle, rechucking, then contining machining finish cuts with no distortion. Models are available in...

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Workholding Supports & Locating Stops Build Custom Fixture Economies
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Workholding Supports & Locating Stops Build Custom Fixture Economies

Developing workholding fixtures for machining, fabricating, and assembly operations can become expensive, particularly when a wide range of part sizes, shapes and process stages are needed. Except, that is, when using the economies of Imao® standardized support components and positioning stop modules available in a wide array of options from Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), North American...

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