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I Will Tell You What Other Tooling Manufacturers Won't: We Broke One of Our Vices...

I Will Tell You What Other Tooling Manufacturers Won't: We Broke One of Our Vices...

December 14, 2018

Today I want to show you something that generally manufacturers don't really want to share with the rest of the world but, we are going to do it anyway.

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What CNC Modular Fixtures Do and Why You Need Them | CNC Workholding

What CNC Modular Fixtures Do and Why You Need Them | CNC Workholding

December 14, 2018

Today, I just wanted to show you these beauties. We are just getting ready to ship them. These are Modular Fixture Plate and I am just going to take a few seconds to describe them so that you know what they do and why you need them. 

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Check Out This Beautiful 5-Axis Modular Work-Holding Fixture

Check Out This Beautiful 5-Axis Modular Work-Holding Fixture

December 05, 2018

This is a round modular fixture that is going into an ACUMA Trunion Type 5 Axis machine. And, as you can see, we have set it up with a standard two inch pattern, just like we have talked about before. it has got the new fastener in it and it has also got the multi-purpose holes. We have talked about them before but, as you can see, it is a bored and threaded hole. 

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The Best Way to Use a Dovetail Vise May Surprise You

The Best Way to Use a Dovetail Vise May Surprise You

November 06, 2018

Today, we are going to talk about the FLEXVISE™ Reversible Modular Dovetail Vise. I just wanted to show you how you can use the Flex Vise in an unconventional way. I am standing this close to the machine to make you guys understand how stable of a setup we actually have running here. This stability is the main point. The FLEXVISE™ Reversible Modular Dovetail Vise is a very robust vise for great workholding.

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The Most Stable Dovetail Vise in CNC Workholding

The Most Stable Dovetail Vise in CNC Workholding

November 02, 2018

I remember how I came to the point I wanted to develop this vise in the first place. I was walking through a customer’s plant, a large aerospace company, and they pointed over to where they were running a competitor’s dovetail vise. Now, at the time, we didn’t have one, but, they mentioned that it was not very stable, and I thought to myself that we can do better...

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The Best CNC Workholding Method in Aerospace Manufacturing

The Best CNC Workholding Method in Aerospace Manufacturing

October 24, 2018

Today, I’ve got this interesting looking aerospace part. I thought I would go through and describe one of the key processes by which many of our fasters, you can see them connected to the back of this, are used. This is called Picture Framing.

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How To Easily Quick-Change CNC Workholding Plates and Fixtures Using Invert-A-Bolt Fasteners and ZipBushings

How To Easily Quick-Change CNC Workholding Plates and Fixtures Using Invert-A-Bolt Fasteners and ZipBushings

October 17, 2018

This is a unique quick-change application. We made quick change plates for an old manual hydraulic press. But, you know what? You can make good use of quick-change in this situation as well. Check this out!

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Review of the EZE-VISE™ Ultimate Vise (Modular Vise for CNC Workholding)

Review of the EZE-VISE™ Ultimate Vise (Modular Vise for CNC Workholding)

October 01, 2018

Today, I'm gonna talk about our EZEVise Ultimates, and you're probably already thinking, "dude he's got content on that already!" You're right. We do. However, we do not have a video describing all of the different features of this product, so I'm going to go through it with you.

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Get a Free Modular Fixture Demo Kit for CNC Workholding!

Get a Free Modular Fixture Demo Kit for CNC Workholding!

September 12, 2018

We created a little plastic modular fixture that we can provide to you as a demo kit. It has all the basic elements of a full-sized modular fixture in it. This gives you the ability to actually test the fixture out and quick-change something yourselves!

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Rick Explains The Different Invert-a-Bolt Fastener Accessories

Rick Explains The Different Invert-a-Bolt Fastener Accessories

August 08, 2018

Today we are going to talk about accessories and specifically the accessories for the hole that our workholding fasteners go into. 

So, this thing in my hand, the invert-a-bolt fastener, screws into a plate. The big thread goes into a plate and the smaller thread comes up into the piece that is being held. When we access this thread up and down, we can create a quick-change scenario

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Showing Off the Flexvise Reversible Dovetail Vise

Showing Off the Flexvise Reversible Dovetail Vise

August 02, 2018

I've got a real simple thing to show you today but I feel like you're going to like it. We do have newer Vises, these are our old ones but, I wanted to show you that we have an addition to our vises now, we are going to add a dove tail to the front of this.

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The T-Slot Fastener and the T-Slot Fixture CNC Workholding System

The T-Slot Fastener and the T-Slot Fixture CNC Workholding System

July 31, 2018

Today, I am going to introduce you guys to a new workholding system. What it does is that it combines a legacy component, which is the T-slot itself, and our, patent pending, holding and locating products.

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