Workholding Wisdom Posts

Workholding Wisdom Posts

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.

Workholding Wisdom Posts

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.

Workholding Wisdom Posts

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.

Workholding Wisdom Posts

Using Hydraulic Clamping to Your Advantage

Pivoting to a solution featuring hydraulic workholding fixtures can save time and reduce error.

Workholding Wisdom Posts

Improving Throughput with 4th-Axis Rotary Tables

When working with a VMC, a traditional 3-axis setup can be limiting—integrating 4th-axis CNC rotary table capabilities can improve flexibility and throughput.

Workholding Wisdom Posts

Building a Custom Hydraulic Fixturing Solution

An aerospace supplier was in need of a large and complex hydraulic fixturing solution. With a model already created in CAD, they were seeking a build partner who could assemble and test it for them.

Workholding Wisdom Posts

Eliminating Wasted Material with 5th Axis Workholding

Posted by Levi Johnston

Dovetailing has long been considered one of the strongest ways to join wood. How can manufacturers utilize dovetail vise jaws for more efficient 5-axis machining?

Workholding Wisdom Posts

Increasing Productivity with a 4th Axis CNC Solution for Workholding

Posted by Levi Johnston

How Martin’s Stallion trunnion table system and AME’s CDV improve efficiency for vertical machining centers.

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The Value-Add of Collaboration: How Outside Partners Can Drive Growth

Posted by Nick Goellner

When customers think of AMROK, the first thing that seems to come to mind is “leaders in tombstone manufacturing”, and that is certainly a reputation we are proud of and feel we have earned. However, what customers may not realize is that tombstones are just a small segment of our company. Through the years, we’ve also cultivated a reputation for building and maintaining strong…

Workholding Wisdom Posts

How To: Maximize the Potential of Your Machining Envelope with Modular Vises

Where can you make adjustments to take advantage of maximizing your shop’s potential while harnessing the creativity of your engineers, machinists, and operators?

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