WORKHOLDING

How to Design and Analyze the Right Clamping System

The use of innovative clamping systems to optimize the moldmaking production process requires consideration of five factors based on Industry 4.0 principles.
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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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Multifunctional Drilling/Turning Tool Provides Better Chip Evacuation in Small Bore Operations

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.
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Round Pallet Enables Machining with Easier Access Around Workpieces

FCS North America Inc.’s M6 round pallet is designed to address mold and die makers’ need to machine small components.
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Investment in Advanced EDM Equipment Sets Shop Apart With Unique Wire EDM Capabilities

Extreme Wire EDM capitalizes on technology investment to carve out competitive advantages serving the moldmaking industry.
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A Review of High-Productivity Workholding Solutions

Insights on workpiece stabilization and non-traditional fixturing with an emphasis on modern-day solutions.
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2019 Technology Review: Machining

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.
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Smart Workholding Technology Enables Automated Workflow to Standardize the Manufacturing Process

FCS North America features smart work holding technology at Amerimold.

The Most Viewed Products of 2018

MoldMaking Technology wraps up the year by showcasing the most-viewed products of 2018.

Clamping System's Lock-Down Force Prevents Vibration

Kurt Manufacturing Co.’s pneumatic Zero-Point clamping system runs on existing shop air supply.

Röhm Products of America Announces Acquisition

Röhm Products of America announced its acquisition of Master WorkHolding.
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Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at IMTS 2018, Part 4

Check out this slideshow to see some of what is on display out on the show floor.
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2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Machining

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.
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Brush Seal Accelerates Replacement of Damaged Seals on Vise

The new XL6 XtraLong vise has increased clamping capacity and reduced over length, making the product an improvement over Kurt’s 640XL vise.

Clamping System Streamlines Palletizing and Clamping to Reduce Setup Time

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.

Three Takeaways from Die/Mold Expo

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.