The use of innovative clamping systems to optimize the moldmaking production process requires consideration of five factors based on Industry 4.0 principles.
Roemheld’s PC 80 Clamping System offers fixed jaw and self-centering options and eliminates the need for additional custom workholding solutions.
The TungBore-Mini line has added eight new toolholders that accommodate its XOMU inserts for light cutting, increased security and ample clearance between the tool and the hole surface.
FCS North America Inc.’s M6 round pallet is designed to address mold and die makers’ need to machine small components.
FCS North America features smart work holding technology at Amerimold.
MoldMaking Technology wraps up the year by showcasing the most-viewed products of 2018.
Kurt Manufacturing Co.’s pneumatic Zero-Point clamping system runs on existing shop air supply.
Extreme Wire EDM capitalizes on technology investment to carve out competitive advantages serving the moldmaking industry.
Röhm Products of America announced its acquisition of Master WorkHolding.
Check out this slideshow to see some of what is on display out on the show floor.
Machine tool and EDM suppliers are advancing their offerings to include automation, better controls, machine monitoring and new five-axis capabilities.
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including machining.
The new XL6 XtraLong vise has increased clamping capacity and reduced over length, making the product an improvement over Kurt’s 640XL vise.
Röhm’s compact RZM Centric Vise and RKE NC-Compact Vise clamping system have specially designed features that reduce interferences.
Insights on workpiece stabilization and non-traditional fixturing with an emphasis on modern-day solutions.
Röhm Power-Grip Zero Point Clamping System is customizable to the machine, which enables the optimal use of the mahcine’s entire work-envelope space.
What do you gain by attending events like the Makino Die/Mold Expo that was held last week at the company’s Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan? I asked a few of the moldmakers I met there to share their personal takeaways.
It’s time for another foray into past case study features that have been published in MoldMaking Technology Magazine.
Amerimold proved once again that it is THE event for moldmaking.
Amerimold 2017 kicks off in a few weeks, so I wanted to continue bringing you the technology on display to whet your appetites, as well as some details on our new showfloor demonstrations.
MoldMaking Technology’s 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including machining.
Unlocking the true potential of magnetic workholding for machining mold bases and inserts lies in understanding clamping and machining forces.
Okuma’s annual Technology Showcase highlighted the latest innovations in manufacturing technology.
Choosing and organizing the right workholding can result in significantly improved machine efficiency, and it is essential for reaching any machine’s full potential.
The Mega-Cell is a production system that ties together all available opportunities to automate and control the process.
Planned workholding using a modular clamping system is a part of the lean approach to world-class mold manufacturing.
With the FCS system, mold shop is saving time in areas of workpiece preparation and locational pickup in the machining centers.