Special Machined Components took beam machining business away from a competitor by using a ProHold six-vise stacked hydraulic workholding system from Planet Products.
The quick change vise jaw system manufacturer is the newest member of the manufacturing technology association.
Röhm GmbH named Matthew Mayer chief executive officer of North American division.
AME builds fixturing to fit an ever-increasing variety of sizes, styles and materials in TRD workpiece blocks that are used for quick set-up and the flexibility to run small or large batches of product.
These clamping systems from Lexair are ideal upgrades for manual lathes, rotary tables and indexers that require higher grip force for difficult applications.
Ideal for production machining, the OML Genius 5-axis vise from Lexair pulls jaws together at the top to clamp down the workpiece with a 9,000 lb force that eliminates issues faced with traditional vise jaws.
The Kontec KSX NC vise from Schunk USA provides a safe and secure hold, even for minimum clamping surfaces, between 0 to 250 mm. By using draw bar and base body extensions, the clamping range can be enlarged to 749 mm.