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Fixturing Components Improve Range of Applications

IMTS 2018: Fixtureworks offers a lineup of bearing wheels, indexing plungers and TG GripSert inserts.

Fixtureworks offers a lineup of bearing wheels, indexing plungers and TG GripSert inserts; Imao One-Touch fasteners; and other fixturing and workholding components.

The bearing wheels feature a roller bearing and a cover made from nylon, polyacetal, UHMW, PEEK, urethane, steel or stainless steel. They are flat, crowned or radial to suit a range of applications. Bearing- and stud-mount versions are available. Outside diameters range from ¾" to 1".

Spring-loaded, hand-retractable plungers lock items in place for several applications. They are used to prevent any change in position due to lateral force. Available in a range of inch threads, the styles include standard, low profile, compact, slim compact, D-ring, cam lever and weldable.

TG GripSert carbide gripper inserts are designed for low-profile clamping with no dovetail workpiece preparation. With serrations designed for steel, hardened steel, titanium and aluminum, they feature two rows of teeth at different angles to maximize the pull-down effect and prevent lifting of the workpiece. They are ideal for upgrading existing vise jaws.

The fasteners include pin-holding and expanding-pin versions for applications with limited space for traditional receptacles. These fasteners are an alternative to nut-and-bolt assemblies for quick change-overs and installations. They are used to attach fixtures, plates, machine covers and more, joining components with moderate clamping force.

Learn, Network, and Grow with a Stop at the Top Shops Booth

Designed for all sizes of shops and manufacturing facilities, the Top Shops booth in the North Building Lobby has unique features you don’t want to miss, including:
  • Interactive display of parts crafted by past Top Shops
  • Lounge area near Starbucks for recharging and connection
  • And more!