Vises

Vises provide 0.0005 in. clamping repeatability.
Vises

Vises provide 0.0005 in. clamping repeatability.

Kurt Versatile Lock Vises feature one-piece, 80,000 psi, ductile iron body and stationary jaw design integrated with Anglock feature that prevents parts from lifting upward under heavy clamping loads. Mounted upright or on either side, products have 13 in. footprint and pull-type jaw clamping design that minimizes jaw stationary deflection. Manual Model 3600 offers max clamping force of 6,356 lb,...

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Clutches

Super Torquer Reduces Machined Clutch System Component Costs by 65 Percent Utilizing Four Kurt HD Vises -- Setup with Quick Change Jaws Hold 40 Components for Highest Density Machining

Little Falls, Minnesota: Four Kurt HDM6 double station vises mounted side by side on a vertical milling machine (VMC) gave Super Torquer Systems, Inc. reduced part machining costs of 65 percent utilizing quick change jaws and some intuitive process planning by the company's owners, Randy and Cindy Nouis. Randy and Cindy Nouis designed the clutch parts, which received a huge industry response...

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Manual Vise is offered in 4 inch capacity model.
Vises

Manual Vise is offered in 4 inch capacity model.

Intended for smaller machining projects, HDLM4 features 2 clamping stations, provides repeatable clamping to 0.001 in., and delivers up to 6,316 lb of clamping force at 70 lb of torque. It has adjustable pre-load design with rigid 80,000 psi ductile iron body and precision-machined steel components. For flexibility, it is available with quick change machinable aluminum, cast iron, and hard jaws....

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Hydraulic Vises feature quick-change jaw system.
Workholding Systems

Hydraulic Vises feature quick-change jaw system.

Providing up to 4,700 lb clamping capacity, hydraulic production vises come in 3 base styles. Ball Lock(TM) Mounting System features interlocking jigsaw pattern that permits multiple vises to closely nest together; universal base style mounts directly to machine tables; and narrow base style is designed for stand-alone fixture plate mounting. Vises include machinable, reversible jaws; hardened...

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Vises

Chick Invites the Market to Build a CNC Vise

Warrendale, PA July 14, 2006 Chick Workholding Solutions, Inc., a leader in workholding innovation, has officially invited the CNC Machining marketplace to become a part of history in creating the future of CNC workholding. Chick plans to implement a program that allows the consumer to contribute to the design of a new CNC Vise before it is released. Since the new CNC Vise does not fall into...

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Low-Profile Vise offers single-handed operation.
Vises

Low-Profile Vise offers single-handed operation.

Measuring 4 in. wide and 3 in. tall, Camlock Vise facilitates setup of small- to medium-sized runs. Hand knob adjusts to desired open position, and short horizontal movement of locking lever clamps or releases part. To eliminate wasted movement, max jaw travel is 5/16 in. Recessed parallel jaw inserts keep work level, and hollow base allows for clear-through drilling. Unit weighs 23 lb and...

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Self-Centering Vise delivers consistent movement.
Vises

Self-Centering Vise delivers consistent movement.

Offered in jaw widths of 2, 6, and 8 in., self-centering vises handle stock sizes from Â-¼-9 in. Maximum jaw opening can be adjusted via stops, and set of hardened and ground horizontal v-jaws is offered with each size. Operated with double-acting piston type air cylinders that produce from 15-33 times power factor, vises have recommended max air pressure of 120 psi. Gear and rack assembly...

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Kurt's New High Density HDL Vises And Towers And DockLock Zero-Point Positioning System Will Be Exhibited
Workholding Systems

Kurt's New High Density HDL Vises And Towers And DockLock Zero-Point Positioning System Will Be Exhibited

At IMTS 2006, McCormick Place, Booth E-2749 Minneapolis, Minnesota: Kurt's 2006 IMTS Exhibit will feature new ways to improve machining productivity with a full of array of workholding products that provide precise repeatable part clamping solutions for a broad range of manufacturing applications. New HDL Double Station Vises And ClusterTowers(TM) Have Machinable Quick Change Jaws For Flexible...

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Vises

Vincent Precision Machining Improves Per Part Setup Time from 5 Minutes to Less than a Minute by Changing to Kurt HDL Vises with Ductile Iron Bodies - Improves VMC "In-The-Cut" Time

Mendota Heights, Minnesota: Five Kurt HDL double station vises mounted side by side on a new Bridgeport VMC 1000 XP3 vertical machining center (VMC) gave Vincent Precision Machining setup time improvement of under a minute per part compared to over five minutes per part for its 420 stainless steel medical components. The time saving was huge because five new vises are used in the new setup...

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Clamp Vises are suited for multi-face machining.
Vises

Clamp Vises are suited for multi-face machining.

MC-series Mini Clamp Vises allow clear tool access to 5-out-of-6 workpiece sides. Constructed to promote rigidity, products enable machining of complicated workpieces in single clamping operation. Manual and hydraulic versions come with 60 mm wide jaw and 3,400 lb max clamping force. Concentric type comes in 3 sizes, with 60, 100, and 125 mm jaw widths and 3,400-7,800 lb clamping forces.

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