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.
Their new 32,000 sq ft facility in Suwanee, GA, is three times larger than their previous location in order to manufacture in the U.S. and expand service and support operations across North America.
Manufacturers to benefit from combination of leading toolholding and spindle connection solutions.
IMI, Bud Shear, will now be taking on the role of the company's chief executive officer.
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Workholding must be updated to make full use of the small lot flexibility that machine tools now offer so that the same part cost can be achieved in much shorter production runs. Here are some of the latest advances in workholding technology for shops to consider.
Versatile Stallion Hybrid trunnions from TrunnionTable.com accommodate a variety of vises, fixtures, 3-jaw and 4-jaw chucks and collet chucks for flexible job shop workholding.
SnakeClamp workholding systems are used in medical, aerospace, automotive and other applications.