Workers at Voith Hydro Inc. in York, Pa., mark the weight on parts that are less than five tons. But it seems pointless when most of the machine tools in the shop can easily handle parts weighing hundreds of tons. And one machine in particular is...
A toolchange system developed by a remanufacturing company lets owners of old VTLs run today's quick-change tooling.
With aluminum milling on the rise, jobshops are improving machine productivity, saving money, and maintaining good finishes with tooling made just for aluminum.
A vise doesn't always become a dedicated workholding system just because a shop carves the jaws.