New magnet technology is being scaled and engineered to revolutionize power from lighter weight tools for precise manipulation, positioning and cleaning, and increased safety in welding and fabrication, automation and more.
Using a traditional jig for every type of piece and assembly is complicated and expensive when welding small volumes or high mixes of parts. Why not use a robot with an adaptive gripper to feed a welding robot? This could replace most of the templates currently used by adapting to any part size and shape and holding them firmly while welding.
TRD Manufacturing uses flexible workholding fixtures from AME that hold 56 different block sizes, offer quick changeover and can run different parts on each side or run multiple pallet loads of the same part in high production.
Bolt-on trunnion tables from MMS help Indelac Controls reduce setups on Haas VF4 VMCs from six to two and cut cycle time by 40 percent, while delivering a 100 percent ROI in just days.
Kevin Bennett now leads their sales and marketing operations in North America.
This deal increases their access to automotive, factory automation, and material handling applications.
Ed Johannesen now leads their design engineering, quality and continuous improvement operations.
Coldwater Machine offers design and build-to-print solutions for high precision applications.
The Micro V block from R&R Fixtures is ideal for holding the smallest ferrous and nonferrous parts with as much viewing access to the part as possible.
The new Pipe Alignment Clamp with Quick-Acting Jaws, the Strong Grip BIG MOUTH Pliers, the new Strong Grip Combo Tip Pliers, and the Strong Grip Economy Pipe Pliers are all-purpose clamping tools from Strong Hand Tools that are ideal for industrial and DIY fixturing applications.