Kontec KSK 5A

April 01,2010

The Kontec KSK 5A from Schunk Inc. is an encapsulated 5-axis centric clamping device. Its design ensures functionality and process reliability even in a rough environment and makes malfunctions due to soiling and clamped chips a thing of the past, according to the company. The Kontec KSK 5A can be operated from either side, is compact and has a large clamping range. The centering accuracy is 0.02mm, and it can be used as a clamping unit for blanks or as a precision clamping module. Thanks to the latest slide geometry, this tool can be integrated directly into change pallets without any base body. The length is 170mm, with a jaw width of 65mm, and a clamping range of 0mm to 152mm. The clamping force is 20 kN at 65 Nm, and the centering accuracy is 0.02mm.

Related Glossary Terms

  • centering

    centering

    1. Process of locating the center of a workpiece to be mounted on centers. 2. Process of mounting the workpiece concentric to the machine spindle. See centers.