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

ProHold hydraulic vises such as this can clamp a wide range of parts with same tooling and have a longer hydraulic stroke that allows several different sized parts to be processed with the same top jaws. This significantly reduces set up time and effort for quicker loading.
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

Röhm Expands Regional Sales Team

Al Dopf, Edward Borsos, Jennifer Allison, Jimmy Clark and Rodney Payton now handle sales and service in various regions across North America.

CARVEsmart Enters Agreement with Orange Vise

CARVEsmart dovetail and clamp features are machined directly into the Orange IJS vise, eliminating the need for master jaws. 

Bellatex Joins AMT

The quick change vise jaw system manufacturer is the newest member of the manufacturing technology association.


Vises and Vise Jaws: Products

FABTECH 2016: Forming & Fabricating (Part Three)

Booth C-22105: The Delta Rotary Shear from Delta Steel Technologies retrofits into new or existing lines and cuts the plate, regardless of the thickness or yield, at maximum line speed.
Take a closer look at some of the metal forming and fabrication technologies that will be exhibited November 16-18 on the show floor in Las Vegas.

Strong C-Clamp Gets to Rated Load Fast

Booth C-17121: Increased speed for the C-Clamp from Dimide Clamps is achieved by designing the clamp to be impact wrench compatible.
The newly redesigned 8 in C-Clamp from Dimide can reach its rated load of 5,000 lb in only seconds.

Mix and Match Modular Clamping

The SnakeClamp system can mix and match different attachments, flexible gooseneck arms, and mounting bases to create customized workholding and clamping solutions for manufacturing operations. From left to right: The 3-Finger SnakeClamp shown with 24 in flexible gooseneck arm and Multiclamp; the SpringClamp with 18 in regular flexible gooseneck arm and magnet base; and the NeedleNose SnakeClamp with 18 in heavy duty flexible gooseneck arm and Tableclamp.
SnakeClamp workholding systems are used in medical, aerospace, automotive and other applications.