Workholding Wisdom Posts

Why You Should Consider Off-Machine Setups for Your Machining Process

Posted by Sean Kennedy

If you want to reduce your overall costs and increase your flexibility to meet your customers’ demands, consider incorporating off-machine set-ups into your machining process.

Low-Profile Design and High-Density Workholding—Maximizing Your Machining Envelope

Posted by Crystal Van Vleet

To achieve high throughput and the cost effectiveness of your CNC machine, you need a clamp option that allows for high-density, low-profile workholding with a high clamping force. A low-profile design enables you to maximize your machining envelope for large parts, improving your overall productivity from your machining center.

The Top Benefits of a Modular Workholding System

Posted by Crystal Van Vleet

The demand for high quality, tight tolerance, and complex parts continues to increase as automation gains momentum in the industry. A robust workholding system that offers a variety of fixturing options is essential to keeping up with the demand and improving your bottom line.

The Balance Between High Accuracy, Quick Change Systems, and Zero-Point Clamping

Posted by Crystal Van Vleet

Need to improve your machine’s throughput? This is how you do it by decreasing setup time and overall costs.

High-Density Workholding with Mitee-Bite Uniforce Clamps

Machinists are always focusing on how to improve their productivity: machining more parts at once with a faster setup. As shops continue to search for the next best workholding system, they tend to find success in extreme high-density workholding.

Overview of Workholding System Components - Part 1

In part seven of our stationary workholding and machining fixtures series, we discusses how to evaluate and compare various workholding system components.


Posted by Dr. John Ziegert, Ph.D.

In our latest stationary workholding and fixturing article, learn how your tombstone will respond to vibrations.

The Role of Stiffness in Workholding

Posted by Dr. John Ziegert, Ph.D.

In the fifth article of our multi-part series, learn how to calculate how the elements of a workholding system respond to cutting forces.

Cutting Forces in Milling

Posted by Dr. John Ziegert, Ph.D.

When you shop for workholding systems, it's critical to know the level of performance you need. In this article, John Ziegert teaches you how to calculate your cutting forces.

Designing Workholding Systems

Posted by Dr. John Ziegert, Ph.D.

We're back with part three of our stationary workholding and machining fixtures series. Join expert John Ziegert as he discusses how to design your ideal workholding system.


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