Zagar forms Workholding GroupWritten by MP&P Staff April, 24 2012
Fixtures, one of the families within the workholding group, are available with either pneumatic or hydraulic operation to provide dedicated solutions for applications ranging from light assembly to heavy metalcutting with repeatability and quick cycle times.
Zagar Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio announces the formation of their Workholding Group, a division within Zagar that is dedicated to the manufacture, sales and support of numerous products providing solutions to workholding challenges. A selection of the products will be on display at the Zagar IMTS booth W-1254.
The Zagar Workholding Group provides four key product families: vises, rotary tables, fixtures and collets & collet chucks. The vises are precision tools, holding parts with a consistently higher gripping force and maximizing machine productivity, providing deeper cuts at higher feed rates. The rotary tables come in numerous diameters and feature auto home switch, pneumatic and hydraulic brakes, CNC control integration and stand-alone controls. Fixtures for special part holding configurations, including tombstone styles, are manufactured for precise repeatability. Numerous collet designs are available for both internal and external grip, holding round, square, hex, and even many contoured shapes.
The Zagar Workholding Group is part of the AMT Advanced Workholding Technology Group. Improving American productivity for seventy-five years, Zagar Inc. manufactures and distributes a range of workholding solutions, multi-spindle drill and tap heads, feed units and robotic end effectors. The company’s expertise is machining both ferrous and non-ferrous materials for industries such as automotive, aerospace, electrical, medical, off-road construction equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic and high-production drilling and tapping.