Vises and Vise Jaws

Reinventing the Unbreakable Grip

Examine the design of these machine tool vise jaws to understand how they enable aggressive 5-axis machining of high-value medical and aerospace parts in a single setup by clamping on as little as 2 mm of surface.
Vises and Vise Jaws: Articles

Stacked Hydraulic Workholding Beams Up New Business

Special Machined Components took beam machining business away from a competitor by using a ProHold six-vise stacked hydraulic workholding system from Planet Products.

TE-CO Workholding

An overview of TE-CO, Inc. and its organization, products, services and capabilities.

Hilma Magnetic Quick Die Change Systems

An overview of Hilma Division of Carr Lane Roemheld Mfg. Co. and its organization, products, services and capabilities.


Vises and Vise Jaws: Industry News

Kitagawa North-Tech Hires Senior Manager

Shaun Thomas will be instrumental in managing all design, engineering, and manufacturing processes.

Röhm Names New Global Head of Sales and Marketing

Damiano Casafina is their new chief sales officer and chief marketing officer.

Kitagawa-NorthTech Names New VP

Kevin Bennett now leads their sales and marketing operations in North America.


Vises and Vise Jaws: Products

Universal Vise, Pallet Combination for Quick-Change Machining

On vertical and horizontal machining centers, the 125 mm vise and 96 mm Drop & Lock pallet from Jergens work together ideally for increased machining access and quick changeover of both top tooling and machinable parts for five-axis / multi-axis machining operations.

Advanced Workholding for 5-Axis Production and Machinist Applications

TriMax vises, ultra-low profile TriGrip carbide grippers and Fairlane GP Series rubber gripper pads from Fixtureworks maximize machine tool potential with multiple part clamping, quick change components and easy adjustment for production.

Robust and Versatile Vises for Aggressive 5-Axis High Precision Machining

MaxLock HP Series self-centering vises, DTR DoveLock dovetail 5-axis vises, and DX6 CrossOver vises from Kurt handle a wide range of applications, from CNC production to tool room operations.