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   Fixtures, Workholding
   Located 5 products and 5 articles.

Product results:

Collet pad jaws are for machining small-diameter parts
Collet pad jaws are for machining small-diameter parts
Collet pads and collet pad jaws from Dillon Chucks & Jaws are specially designed, quick-change tooling for machining small diameter parts.

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Epoxy-mineral tombstones provide significant benefits
Epoxy-mineral tombstones provide significant benefits
Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. offers its AMROK brand tombstones in epoxy-mineral material, available in various standard shapes and sizes.

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Techniks offers magnetic workholders
Techniks offers magnetic workholders
Techniks says its MagVISE workholding chucks are fast, reliable and save 50-60% on setup time.

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Jaw set comes with built-in workstop pins
Jaw set comes with built-in workstop pins
TE-CO Manufacturing LLC offers locator master jaw set with built-in workstop pins.

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Diaphragm chuck developed for a difficult challenge
Diaphragm chuck developed for a difficult challenge
Northfield designed a special version of its Model DPH-500 diaphragm chuck (.000010” TIR) with custom top tooling attached.

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Article results:
Growth of customized workholding
Author: Mitchell Kirby, Riten Industries Inc.
Published: July 2015
Metalworking is becoming increasingly specialized, with manufacturers of lathes and grinders offering a variety of capacities, bed lengths and other options. This promises the user the ability to create custom machining solutions to “meet any production need.” While this is true to a point, standard options have their limits, and truly customized machines cost more and have extended delivery times.

Holding challenging parts
Author: Kip Hanson
Published: June 2015
Some workpieces, like those that are oddly shaped, large or delicate, can be a real pain in the neck. What's the best way to securely grab a hold of them?

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.

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