WORKHOLDING

Workholding

Precision Workholding Offers Multiple Advantages

As American manufacturing continues to transition from the mass production of conventional parts to the manufacture of complex, high-value components in relatively small lot sizes, precision workholding has assumed increased importance

Workholding

Hitting the Target with Creative Workholding

While growth has been steady in its Swiss operations, this archery equipment supplier’s most drastic improvements have come at the hands of the workholding systems on its VMCs.

Workholding

Laser Device Helps to Align Bar Feeders

One of the most common issues affecting bar feeder performance is wear and tear on the bar feeder liner or collet caused by inaccurate alignment between the bar feeder and the lathe.

Workholding

Clamping System Reduces Machining Time and Setup

The staff at Rodriquez GmbH in Eschweiler, Luxembourg (Germany), has been relying on a Hermle C40 milling machine equipped with the Hainbuch Quadrok Plus clamping system for the manufacturing of linear technology components.

Automation & Robots

Technology Advances Automation Trends

Shops of all sizes looking for better efficiency are realizing the benefits of a deeper investment into automation.

Workholding

CNC Collet Chucks Especially Beneficial for Small Parts

Using a collet chuck is so beneficial for parts of this size range that many lathe manufacturers and machine tool distributors now allow customers to purchase their machines with a collet chuck already installed as the standard workholding device.

Workholding

e-Technology Energizes the Future of Gripping and Clamping

This clamping and gripping system incorporates electrically powered steady rests, clamping heads, grippers, cylinder systems, clamp release units and tool locking systems.

Workholding

Strengthening Grip

Workholding for milling operations commonly involves vises that clamp with movable jaws. This technology has continued to progress to match the requirements of five-axis workholding.

Workholding

Celebrating 40 Years by Giving Back

To honor the 40th anniversary of LNS Group (based in Orvin, Switzerland), the company’s more than 800 employees have committed to give back to their communities through public service.

Bar Feeders

VIDEO: Bar Puller Assists Untended Operation

Automation can bring speed and consistency to many different manufacturing operations. When it can be added with relatively minimal expense, the move seems even more compelling.