Workholding Systems

Workholding System eliminates operator set-up errors.

VB DockLock-® zero-point workholding system integrates with workholding devices to achieve setup changes in seconds on all types of HMCs and VMCs. System instantly positions and locks vise or fixture in perfect alignment onto machine worktable with clamp down force of 2,800 lb/locking cylinder and retention force of 9,000 lb/locking cylinder. Collet connection dampens vibration tendencies in...

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Workholding Towers feature 8 clamping stations.

Constructed of 80,000 psi ductile iron bodies with precision machined steel components, HDL ClusterTowers(TM) are intended for mid-size and larger machining centers. They have quick change jaws and provide repeatable clamping to 0.001 in. Self-adjusting holding block of front or back jaw enables clamping of same or dissimilar sized parts. Clamping stations are 6 in. wide with 4 in. opening. Each...

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Workholding Towers provide repeatable clamping to 0.001 in.

Workholding Towers provide repeatable clamping to 0.001 in.

Suited for mid-size and larger machining centers, HDL ClusterTowers(TM) feature 8 stations, each with 6 in. width, 4 in. openings, and clamping force to 6,316 lb at 70 lb of torque. Quick-change jaws lift off vise module with half-turn of hex key, and reset and self-align with no special tools. Self-adjusting holding block enables clamping of same or dissimilar sized parts, while adjustable...

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Collet Closer is designed for miniature workholding.

Collet Closer is designed for miniature workholding.

Machined from solid, aircraft-quality aluminum with hardened steel bushings, 1C collet closer measures 1-½ in. square with -¼ in. dia capacity. It can be used as single unit or in multiple configurations and is activated by air or hydraulic pressure. Featuring fixed length collet clamping, miniature closer can be mounted on vertical machining centers or CNC drilling and tapping machines and is...

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Achieving Quality and On-Time Delivery

With decades of experience in machining, COMCO Plastics has developed a reputation for precision in fabricating products to spec. Learn more about our quality standards, and why having those standards in place is so important for a business.

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Pull Lock Work Gripper provides part length control.

Pull Lock Work Gripper provides part length control.

Designed to deliver part stability during machining center operations, PLS Series Pull Down Work Grippers deliver consistent gripping forces along with axial, pull down actuation for length control on Z axis. Product is fully sealed against chip and coolant contamination, and optional seating detection system is available. Available in 4, 6, and 8 in dia, 2 or more units can be grouped together...

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Modular Workholding System speeds setup time.

Quick-Pallets are placed on machining bed, keyed to fixed position, and secured via vacuum. Changing pallet requires no tooling or clamping and reduces setup time. Parts can be setup on Quick-Pallets outside of machine and switched out in seconds with Quick-Pallet in machine. To insure X, Y, Z location repeatability, units are registered using beveled-boss in cavity system.

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Clamping Vise is resistant to contamination.

Clamping Vise is resistant to contamination.

KONTEC KSL stationary clamping vise allows cubic workpieces to be clamped onto universal vertical machining centers or any 4th or 5th axes table. Available in 3 sizes with base jaw widths of 100, 125, or 160 mm, mounting holes located in jaw allow mounting of workpiece stops from both sides. Actuation is done from side of the fixed jaw via allen key equipped with ratchet, and vise securely clamps...

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Aluminum Sandwich Plates support large workpieces.

Aluminum Sandwich Plates support large workpieces.

Available in standard size of 1,200 x 800 x 150 mm, Sandwich Plates feature standard grid of 200 mm, which allows positioning of workpiece supports over entire surface. Support comprises base plate with bayonet catch for connection to sandwich plate, and components of Alufix modular fixturing system made of high-tensile aluminum. Several workpieces can be fixed simultaneously on sandwich plates...

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Modular Tombstones help build high density workholding.

Modular Tombstones help build high density workholding.

Available in 2 and 4 face models and 4 different sizes, ToolBlox(TM) modular tombstones are highly rigid, A36 HRS steel and help to attain workpiece immobility and to dampen cutter induced vibration. They accommodate all types of workholding devices including single, double, and multiple station vises, either manual or hydraulic. Bolt holes and dowel patterns are provided on each face for...

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