Every month, we’re putting together a Technology Showcase, highlighting some of the product information that PM received from supplier companies. For May, Production Machining focused on workholding, including a clamping system designed for small spaces, pull-down chucks with heavy-duty gripping, chuck jaws with flexible clamping and more as described below.
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Here's a broad look at different ways to approach workholding, from bar feeders to collet chucks to robotics.
The rapidly increasing demand for high-value threaded parts with exceptionally high length-to-diameter ratios has created a lot of interest in thread whirling technology among American shops and manufacturers.
Workholding for turning is usually fairly basic: The selection comes down to chucks or collets. This article looks at when to consider the collet chuck and what kind might be best for a given application.