Workholding Wisdom Posts

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.

Vibrations

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.

The Economics of Workholding Systems

Posted by Dr. John Ziegert, Ph.D.

In part two of our stationary workholding and machining fixtures series, expert John Ziegert discusses the economics of machine workholding.

Developing a Custom Hydraulic Workholding Solution

When implemented on a tombstone, hydraulic workholding fixtures can offer a significant increase in CNC machine productivity and allow multiple different parts to be machined in a single run.

The Secret Behind Low CNC Machine Downtime

Posted by Dr. John Ziegert, Ph.D.

In part one of our stationary workholding and machining fixtures series, our expert discusses how to improve the productivity of your operations.

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