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Reduced set up time? Increased capacity without a machine purchase? Payback in months? It’s all possible with Ball Lock®.

Find out how other manufacturers have used Ball Lock® to increase your current margins and improve throughput and productivity levels.

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Ball Lock Case Studies


Ball Lock Case Studies

Ball Lock® for CNC Machining Centers

Orthopedic Systems Inc.

Highlights:
  • Throughput decreased from 36 days to 3 days!
  • Overtime eliminated!
  • Reduced loading/unloading time by 50%!

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Ball Lock System

ABOVE: OSI's Ball Lock® System


Ball Lock® for CNC Tapping Centers

Triangle Machine Products

Highlights:

  • Changeover time reduced to 5 minutes!
  • Payback in less than 6 months!

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Triangle's Ball Lock System

AB0VE: Triangle's Ball Lock® System


Ball Lock® for Horizontal and Vertical Machining Centers

Thermo Electron Corporation

Highlights:

  • Changeover time reduced from 4-5 hours to 5 minutes!
  • Smaller lot sizes possible with 1-2 operations instead of 5-6!

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Thermo's Ball Lock System

ABOVE: Thermo's Ball Lock® System


Ball Lock® for Multiple Vises

Automatic Screw Machine Products

Highlights:

  • Set up time reduced by 90%!
  • Repositioning and indicating eliminated!

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ASMP's Ball Lock System

ABOVE: ASMP's Ball Lock® System


Ball Lock® for Ultrasonic Machining

B.C. Instruments

Highlights:

  • Set up time reduced from 1.5 – 2 hours to 5 – 10 minutes!
  • Eliminated the need for locating!

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BCI's Ball Lock System

ABOVE: BCI's Ball Lock® System


Ball Lock® for Milling Applications

Giles Enterprises, Inc.


Highlights:

  • Set up time reduced by about 83%!
  • Payback in less than 18 months!

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Giles' Ball Lock System

ABOVE: Giles' Ball Lock® System


Integrated Ball Lock® and Vise Systems

Muller Martini

 

Highlights:

  • Reduced raw materials and spare parts inventory!
  • Shifted operations from long run to short run!
  • Significantly improved quality!

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Muller's Ball Lock System

ABOVE: Muller's Ball Lock® System with Jergens vises