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Manual Machine Vise Handles Prismatic and Round Parts

Roemheld’s PC 80 Clamping System offers fixed jaw and self-centering options and eliminates the need for additional custom workholding solutions.
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Roemheld PC 80 Clamping System.

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Roemheld North America’s PC 80 Clamping System for CNC machines is a manual vise that comes in two styles, fixed jaw and self-centering. It features a simple, rigid, all-steel design, and includes clamping jaws with a dovetail-shaped serrated gripping feature that can be quickly reversed or changed out. The vise can hold round inserts, enabling cylindrical parts or billets from 44-95 mm in diameter to be clamped securely. This eliminates the need for additional custom workholding solutions or a set of soft jaws to hold parts of different diameters. Roemheld says the vise can be converted back within a couple of minutes to its conventional role of holding prismatic components.

The PC80 has a stroke up to 62 mm and a clamping force up to 4,500 lbs. The vise is compatible with Roemheld’s five-axis riser, as well as existing quick-change solutions, such as Zero-Point 52-mm pins or a Quintus Pull-Down Bolt.

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