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Jergens' quick-change custom workholding products; Matsuura Machinery's hybrid milling machine; Omegasonics' ultrasonic cleaning equipment

August 8, 2018

Quick-change custom workholding products

Jergens Inc.’s IMTS 2018 offerings include tooling; a line of pallets, risers, receivers, and adapters; and custom design and build solutions, including:

Multi-axis 130mm self-centering vise: Part of FixturePro line of modular 5-axis workholding; reduces jaw lift, a common issue where vise jaws flex, raise up during clamping; centering adjustment, uses a screw with trapezoidal threads for increased durability; fits with the FixturePro System

Quick Loc line of pallets, cubes, rotary receivers: low-profile pallets configured in 52mm and 96mm pull stud patterns

Jergens Inc.
IMTS 2018 Booth #432154

Hybrid milling machine

The Lumex Advance-25 hybrid additive manufacturing (AM) machine is a powder bed metal AM platform with subtractive machining capability. It combines selective laser sintering (SLS) with high speed milling (HSM) for hybrid AM.

The Matsuura Lumex Avance-25 relies on one-machine, one-process manufacturing of complex molds and parts, creating a finished part with machined surface finish and accuracy, without causing additional variation from multiple machine set-ups and part handling. It produces complicated parts and molds through total manufacturing by digital engineering, using 3D data.

Matsuura Machinery USA Inc.
IMTS 2018 Booth #338148

Ultrasonic cleaning

The 1900BT ultrasonic cleaning system is a 20-gallon, plug-and-play unit for cleaning 3D prototype parts. Its compact cleaning area is suited for ultrasonic applications where filtration is not required.

The ultrasonic cleaning process generates cavitation energy inside the bath, creating internal pressure that dissolves the parts’ support structure. With a directional spray nozzle, users spray parts directly and precisely. A programmable cycle provides complete hands-free cleaning, which can be programmed and repeated.

The magnetic drive pump system allows for agitation, where the turbulence is controlled to prevent damage. Flow and heat are adjustable to suit different materials.

Omegasonics Inc.
IMTS 2018 Booth #121150