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May 2015  
 
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   Fixtures, Workholding
   Located 5 products and 5 articles.

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Vise is for parts where flatness, parallelism are key
Vise is for parts where flatness, parallelism are key
Designed for precision part clamping, the Dual Force Precision Machine Vises from Palmgren are recommended for use in running production parts where flatness and parallelism are key.

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Full-grip jaws minimize distortion for thin-walled parts
Full-grip jaws minimize distortion for thin-walled parts
Dillon aluminum full grip jaws, available from 5 to 24 inches in diameter, are ideal for machining of thin walled parts.

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Mitee-Bite introduces multifunctional vacuum system
Mitee-Bite introduces multifunctional vacuum system
Mitee-Bite has introduced a universal multi-functional vacuum system.

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Workholding chuck provides a delicate touch
Workholding chuck provides a delicate touch
Northfield Precision Instrument Corp. specializes in developing custom solutions for difficult problems.

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Vises mount back-to-back on a subplate
Vises mount back-to-back on a subplate
Shops looking to maximize workholding flexibility will reportedly get it with these Kurt VersatileLock tombstone fixtures.

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Article results:
Bad parts? Check the tailstock
Author: Mitchell Kirby, Riten Industries Inc.
Published: February 2015
Every lathe and grinder operator has, at one time or another, struggled with workpieces that are out of round, tapered or have poor finish. The "quick fix" is typically replacing centers. The more involved fix requires replacing spindle bearings that appear to have failed prematurely. In either case, the problem goes away initially, only to reoccur a short time later.

Shops have plenty of choices when gripping small parts
Author: Kip Hanson
Published: January 2015
Wedge, cam, square and pull-down clamps, micro vises and chucks, hexagons and rounds. These are just some of the workholding options available to shops that mill small workpieces. Finding the right clamps isn’t a problem, but how they’re utilized may be. This article examines some of the options and provides tips on how to use them.

A firm, flexible grip
Author: Alan Richter, Editor
Published: January 2015
An off-the-shelf robotic gripper that conforms to a variety of parts shapes without reprogramming.

Workholder modeling
Author: Kip Hanson, Contributing Editor
Published: October 2014
Workholder modeling slashes setup time.

As the U turns
Author: Alan Richter, Editor
Published: October 2014
A U-axis system that enables complete machining of a part on one standard machine tool without rotating the workpiece or moving it to a lathe.

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