Workholding Systems

Workholding Supports & Locating Stops Build Custom Fixture Economies

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 ImaoÂ-® standardized support components and positioning stop modules available in a wide array of options from FixtureworksÂ-® (Fraser, MI), North American...

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Simplify Assembly and Welding Operations!

Simplify Assembly and Welding Operations!

PivotLok is a work positioner that makes hand tasks more productive. It is the best way to position a work piece in just the right place for assembly and light welding operations. Pivotlok brings the work to the user's hands with a full hemisphere of motion and the internal ball and adapter/flange combinations can move 90Â-º from vertical to horizontal. The unique locking handle holds the...

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Quick Change Clamping Solution ensures process reliability.

Quick Change Clamping Solution ensures process reliability.

UNILOCK NSA series provides rapid change over between setups with less than 0.0002 in. repeatability. Workpieces are positioned in place within seconds, ensuring absolutely secure clamping during machining. Fully sealed against contamination, series takes up minimal machine space while simplifying workpiece changing and providing reliable, clean, and chip-free support surface. Forced airflow...

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Single-Source Supplier for Wide Product Range Makes Fixturing Simple

Single-Source Supplier for Wide Product Range Makes Fixturing Simple

Fixtureworks-® (Fraser, MI), leading North American manufacturer and supplier of workholding technologies and machine tool components, now makes available the entire product lineup from Kipp-® - one of Germany's premier manufacturers of manual operating elements, actuation mechanisms and handling/securing/positioning components. The extensive offering includes 18 different product categories,...

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Productivity Options for Multi-Spindle Automatics...

Productivity Options for Multi-Spindle Automatics...

Should you consider using master collets and feed fingers instead of solid? Are you having trouble with slippage or marks on your workpiece? Can you really afford to purchase that ID pickoff attachment for your machine? You do have options. Hardinge has over a century of experience in designing and providing workholding solutions. We can help reduce setup and changeover times and help you grip...

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Diaphragm Chuck is developed for indicator manufacturers.

Diaphragm Chuck is developed for indicator manufacturers.

Designed for manufacturers of electronic and mechanical indicators, Model DPH-600 is 6 in., 10,000 rpm, totally sealed, TIR diaphragm chuck with special jaws, stop, and changeable fixtures. It enhances and increases production of machining 2 bores that guide indicator rod. Once side is machined, fixture is turned over, and second side is machined; alignment of 1/10,000 TIR is achieved bore to...

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Milling Chucks come in 3 and 2 jaw configurations.

Milling Chucks come in 3 and 2 jaw configurations.

Available in 3, 4, 5, and 6 in. sizes for OD and ID clamping applications, manually actuated Production Milling Chucks integrate with tombstones and pallets for machining centers, milling machines, and grinders. They are clamped and unclamped on top face, enabling more chucks to be ganged together. Chucks feature 2 stage clamping; fast initial jaw stroke for large opening and primary stage to...

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The Powerhouse of Hydraulic Expansion Toolholders Is the TENDO-ES

The Powerhouse of Hydraulic Expansion Toolholders Is the TENDO-ES

The SCHUNK TENDO-ES, is an extremely short hydraulic expansion toolholder, which allows the tool to be clamped directly in the mounting taper. This way, the tool shank is supported via the spindle. The result is the highest holding forces for transferable high torques and a great deal of additional space in the machining area. The TENDOS-ES L1 is 26.0 mm, has a run-out accuracy of less than 0.003...

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Workholding Chuck has drawbar activated design.

Workholding Chuck has drawbar activated design.

Along with centered pilot for optimized accuracy and repeatability, 4 in. dia drawbar-actuated, pull-down chuck features spring-loaded funnel-shaped base that goes into chuck body with zero clearance sliding fit. Operator pushes part down into funnel, and 2 spring-loaded ball plungers hold part in place. Precision centering power air and diaphragm chucks are available for lathe and milling...

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Modular Subplate is designed for small workpiece fixturing.

Modular Subplate is designed for small workpiece fixturing.

QwikStack is designed to utilize large workholding systems for high-density, small workpieces by interfacing directly with Chick System 5 1550 QwikLoks and MultiLoks. This also creates pallet changing system that allows for seamless job transitions. Up to ten 2 in. QwikLoks can be mounted horizontally, creating 20 small-part clamping stations, or up to 6 can be mounted vertically. QwikStack can...

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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money
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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money

Thanks to the unique SpinSelect™ Multi-Pocket selectable quick change tool holder, it's time to rethink the range, complexity and volume of parts that your lathe can produce. Our Spin-Select™ tool was created to increase productivity and consistency by decreasing downtime associated with lathe cutting tool and insert setups or changeovers. This product is a game-changer for the industry and we're pleased to show you why.

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