• Quick-Change Fixturing Locks in Time Cost Savings

    Jan 30, 2011

    Even if no specific pre-machining bottlenecks can be identified, time spent performing multiple setups on multiple workstations can compound quickly and adversely affect the bottom line.

  • Five-Axis Quick Change System Elevates the Work

    Nov 29, 2010

    Five-axis machining centers are costly compared to three-axis machines. Efficient setup, including quick-change systems like Jergens Inc.'s "Ball-Lock," is crucial for maximizing their value. Jergens' new 5-Axis Workholding System aims to provide unobstructed access for effective five-axis machining.

  • Workholding Equipment: Securing the Right Grip

    Oct 30, 2010

    Rachita Jha delves into the evolving landscape of workholding tools, driven by the surge in CNC machine utilization and advancements in tooling systems

  • Myths About-5-Axis Workholding What You Need to Know

    Sep 29, 2010

    The IMTS show in Chicago highlighted the swift shift towards 5 Axis machining becoming the standard, not the exception. Walking through the show felt like being a kid in a candy store, with numerous CNC machine tool options that seamlessly blend smooth motion, rigidity, speed, and precision, catering to various budgets and even offering third-party options for upgrading 3-axis machines.

  • Jergens Workholding Solutions Group Introduces Fixturing System for Five-Axis Machining

    Sep 15, 2010

    Jergens introduces the innovative Jergens 5-Axis Workholding System, designed to optimize the efficiency and precision of five-axis machining centers through quick-change concepts, offering rapid part change-over times and improved accessibility for enhanced machining operations.

  • Jergens, Inc. Workholding Solutions Group to Highlight Quick Change Fixturing at IMTS 2010

    Jun 26, 2010

    Jergens, Inc. is set to showcase its advanced quick change fixturing solutions at booth W-2312 during the 2010 IMTS show in Chicago's McCormick Place from September 13 to 18. The spotlight will be on their three premier systems: the Bock Brand Quick Change System, the Ball Lock™ Mounting System, and the Zero Point System (ZPS).