Workholding Systems

Model 470 Air Chuck

Island Park, NY... Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation, a leader in the design and manufacture of precision workholding chucks, introduces their standard Model 470 2-jaw sliding-jaw Air Chuck with highly specialized top tooling. This tooling was developed in conjunction with our customer to allow side-loading of their part (not shown) into the very center of the small cylindrical insert...

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Low-Profile Collet Closers Get a Tighter Grip on Non-Uniform Workpiece Diameters with Flexible Collet Heads

Low-Profile Collet Closers Get a Tighter Grip on Non-Uniform Workpiece Diameters with Flexible Collet Heads

Designed for stationary workholding in assembly or machining operations, low-profile Flex-Grip collet closers provide more Z-axis clearance on machine tables, fixture plates, tombstones and trunion tables. Lexington, KY - Lexair's low-profile Flex-Grip collet closers maintain a secure, parallel grip on inconsistent workpieces using a quick-change system of vulcanized collet heads that...

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Hardinge Hosts Highly Attended Machine Technology Show in Elmira, New York

Hardinge Hosts Highly Attended Machine Technology Show in Elmira, New York

Hardinge welcomed over 750 attendees during their Machine Technology Show in Elmira, New York on June 6th and 7th. Turning, milling, grinding, automation, rotary and workholding applications were in motion in over 50,000 square feet of displays. Customer feedback included appreciation and praise of productivity seminars, plant tours and the size of the show itself. Twenty machines were on display...

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Workholding Magnet accelerates alignment during welding.

Workholding Magnet accelerates alignment during welding.

With 4 embedded rare earth disc magnets, Gusset Magnet can be used to align, locate, and hold steel gussets, base plates, and steel panels against steel substructure in assembly, tacking, and welding operations. Product applies direct, even clamping pressure while leaving space for welding access. For secure positioning of gusset or panel, 3 adjustable 1 -½ in. long magnetic hex bolts can be...

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Workholding & Machine Tool Components @ IMTS 2012

Workholding & Machine Tool Components @ IMTS 2012

Fixtureworks-® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of workholding components, material handling products, machine tool components and fixturing accessories will showcase its extensive clamping, gripping, locating, positioning, and support products at Booth W-1686 during IMTS 2012, September 10-15, 2012, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. The display of products to be shown demonstrates the ability for...

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VERO-S NSE Mini: The Thinnest Pneumatic Quick-Change Pallet Module in the World

VERO-S NSE Mini: The Thinnest Pneumatic Quick-Change Pallet Module in the World

VERO-S NSE Mini: The Thinnest Pneumatic Quick-Change Pallet Module in the World At IMTS 2012, SCHUNK will introduce the flattest pneumatic quick-change pallet in the world, VERO-S mini. The patented drive concept of the VERO-S NSE mini consists of a fast stoke and a clamping stroke, and ensures a highly compact performance. At a module diameter of 90 mm, and a clamping pin diameter of only 20 mm,...

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VERO-S NSE Plus: The Modular Quick-Change Pallet Toolbox

VERO-S NSE Plus: The Modular Quick-Change Pallet Toolbox

Efficient, Fast, and Precise - the VERO-S quick-change pallet system from SCHUNK is the new benchmark in precision and economy in machine tools. VERO-S combines two basic functions: 1. Centering via short tapers 2. Locking via 2 clamping slides The VERO S offers a whole range of additional features, whether it's the corrosion-free, hardened standard version, the completely sealed,...

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Quick-Change Pallet System uses stainless steel components.

Quick-Change Pallet System uses stainless steel components.

Suited for metal cutting and CMM inspection applications, VERO-S module has all-hardened Stainless Steel functional components and pull-in force of up to 9,000 lb. Dual clamping stroke and integrated turbo function promote clamping system rigidity, and locking is accomplished mechanically via spring package that achieves holding forces to 16,800 lb. System clamps workpieces with one or more...

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Robot Coupling handles workpiece pallets up to 350 kg.

Featuring slim design for applications where pallet loading takes place close to machine table, VERO-S NSR achieves pull-down forces up to 15 kN and transfers torque up to 1,600 Nm. Parts that do not transmit force are aluminum, and parts that do transmit force are hardened steel. Self-locking with form-fit clamping, module can be unlocked with pneumatic system pressure of 6 bar, without...

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