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AUG 2018

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MMS AUGUST 2018 234 IMTS 2018 Workholding and Handling SEE US AT: BOOTH#43-432226 CALL: (574) 294-1506 HYDRA-DRIVE FACE DRIVER .0002" T.I.R. GRINDING OR HARD TURNING. September 10-15, 2018 McCormick Place - Chicago Custom Design and Workholding Capabilities Improve Efficiency Jergens is demonstrating its expanded custom design and build workholding capabilities. The effort com- bines with its existing Fixture-Pro, multi-axis and other workholding products. The company's custom design and build capabilities improve its time to market and enhance customers' manufacturing productivity with efficient quick-change products tailored to their specific needs. Also on display will be the company's top tooling; a line of pallets, risers, receivers and adapter; and a range of the company's quick-change workholding products including Ball Lock, Drop and Lock, Fixture-Pro, Zero- Point System (ZPS) and OK Vise. A robotic demonstration featuring a Toshiba TVL 700 will also be on display to demonstrate the products' use in automation. The com- pany's multi-axis, 130-mm self-centering vise, and line of pallets, cubes, and rotary receivers will also be on display. | Jergens Inc. | West, Level 3 & Annex, Booth 432154 fixtures located within each of the four included sliding drawers, the company says. To operate the machine, an operator opens each of the four drawers from outside the robot cell, places raw parts into each drawer fixture and then closes each drawer. The operator cycle starts both the machine tool and the included six-axis, 7-kg-payload FANUC robot. The robot moves to the top drawer, depresses the drawer handle, pulls the drawer into the robot cell and locks it into position for part unloading, then unhooks from the drawer handle, picks the first part from the drawer and then loads the machine tool. On the next cycle, a finished part is unloaded from the machine tool and a new raw part is loaded. The robot moves back to the drawer to place the finished part back into the drawer. As drawers are completed, the robot moves down to the next available drawer. Loading and unloading from outside the robot cell promotes uninterrupted part load/unload of the machine tool. Available part volume per drawer is 24" W × 16" D × 4" H. A drawer-locking system is provided on each drawer to accurately lock the drawer in any of three positions: inside the cell, inside the drawer cabinet or open on the operator side. | ACE - Automated Cells & Equipment Inc. North, Level 3, Booth 236249

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