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Positioners

This category includes systems to which workpieces are affixed, which then offer a range of motion to either reduce operator fatigue or to precisely position the workpiece for the manufacturing process. Positioners can be capable of 360-degree rotation. Positioners are typically used in the welding of shafts, wheels, and pipes, the mounting of welding equipment, and rotating workpieces that have large offset loads. Other positioners are used to precisely and safely position drive trains and adjust their tension.

Positioners: Articles

How to Increase Uptime in Press Shops

Here are some of the ways that next generation lightweight tooling systems and new tooling components are optimizing stamping process safety, speed, uptime, cost and standardization, creating more efficient and reliable operations to satisfy stringent production demands.

Here are some of the ways that next generation lightweight tooling systems...

How Close is Close Enough When Trying to Achieve Positioning Accuracy?

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Which is better: pneumatic or electric actuation? This review of the various options of each process, along with their advantages and shortcomings depending on application circumstances, can help you make more informed decisions about positioning design and selection.

Which is better: pneumatic or electric actuation? This review of the various...

How Welding Positioners Are Helping to Save Venice

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Silvestrini welding positioners are being used to fabricate massive weldments and hinges in an ingenious flood-defense barrier intended to protect the city.

Silvestrini welding positioners are being used to fabricate massive weldments and hinges...
Positioners: Products

Newly Enhanced Performance and Precision for Turning Adaptors

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Sandvik Coromant, Silent Tools, turning adaptors, vibration elimination, damping mechanism, Åke Axner, Tool Status Checker

Sandvik Coromant has upgraded the damping mechanism for its Silent Tools turning adaptors for an even more consistent performance and improved surface finish during internal turning operations at long overhangs.

Sandvik Coromant has upgraded the damping mechanism for its Silent Tools turning...

Newly Enhanced Performance and Precision for Turning Adaptors

With Video
Sandvik Coromant, Silent Tools, turning adaptors, vibration elimination, damping mechanism, Åke Axner, Tool Status Checker

Sandvik Coromant has upgraded the damping mechanism for its Silent Tools turning adaptors for an even more consistent performance and improved surface finish during internal turning operations at long overhangs.

Sandvik Coromant has upgraded the damping mechanism for its Silent Tools turning...
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