Modern Machine Shop

NOV 2017

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134 MMS November 2017 mmsonline.com TOOLING AND WORKHOLDING lifting. It has a small circumference and can be positioned around or between workpieces. It also accommodates workstops. The clamping jaw is machined of aluminum bronze with a steel alloy actuating screw. It is available in four sizes: 0.688", 0.875", 0.938" and 1.125" (17.476, 22.250, 23.826 and 28.575 mm). Hex thickness ranges from 0.188" to 0.375" (4.776 to 9.525 mm). One package contains six MiniLocks. Kurt Manufacturing - Industrial Products, call 877-226-7823 or visit kurtworkholding.com. JAW-FORMING RING PROVIDES UNIFORM GRIP ON WORKPIECES The Dillon jaw-forming ring is designed to be an easy-to-use tool providing a more uniform grip on the workpiece, maximizing jaw life for cutting and forming operations. Mounted in direct contact with the top jaw, the jaw-forming ring preloads the chucking system. Jaw life for requalifying or reforming is maximized by reducing the amount of jaw stock removal required during part setup. The device provides a jaw surface that is true to the machine centerline, reduces setup times and increases uptimes. The jaws support a variety of industries including aerospace, agriculture, auto- motive, consumer goods, coal, oil and gas, con- struction, machine tools, mining, paper, rail and wind energy. Jaw-forming rings are available for 4", 5", 6", 8", 10", 12" and 15" power chucks. T hey a re c a p a b l e of a r a n g e of o u te r- a n d i n n e r- diameter jaw formation. Self-centering action Precision Workholding Technology www.microcentric.com New Rapid Change Power Chucks feature a patented jaw dsign where only the top jaw is changed, elimi- nating the investment in multiple sets of base jaws or expensive mono block jaws. Rapid Change™Jaw Chucks Fast Changeover, High Accuracy, MicroCentric Quick

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