How do you hold additive parts for post-machining?
Blue Photon workholding products are designed to hold complexed-shaped, additive parts for tight-tolerance machining, and final finishing while creating better parts, and lowering manufacturing costs. To learn why we are the world’s solution to holding additive parts, check out the video below:
Blue Photon® will demonstrate the advantages of their photo-activated adhesive workholding system at Southtec 2019 this October in Greenville.
Blue Photon’s workholding products are a manufacturer’s solution to hold parts for tight-tolerance machining and inspection. Complex-shaped, hard-to-hold parts, and delicate materials like ceramic and laminated composites are well suited to the technology which supplies up to 605 lbs of tensile holding power per patented gripper. Any part that is at risk for distortion from mechanical clamps, or that pose complications in fixture design and tool access, are easily and simply held with Blue Photon’s patented grippers and BlueGrip™ workholding adhesive.
From the 16 to 21 September 2019, the German city of Hanover will once again play host to one of the world’s most important engineering events, the EMO international machine tool and manufacturing technology exhibition.
Here, on Stand A1 in Hall 6, Leader Chuck International will demonstrate the very latest workholding and productivity enhancing products from its extensive range of products.
Visitors will be able to see first-hand the latest innovations, including Blue Photon, CARVEsmart, Jato Precision and Orange Vice at the company’s 25 sq.m. booth hosting static and dynamic demonstrations of the improved efficiency and accuracy available from all four of these pioneering technology providers.
Blue Photon will demonstrate the advantages of their photo-activated adhesive workholding system at the 2019 Advanced Manufacturing Expo in the Metal Working Hall at Booth 2008 on Aug. 22 at the Deltaplex Arena in Grand Rapids, MI from 8:00AM-3:00PM.
Shape, materials, and the challenges that lay ahead.
Modern digital design and manufacturing, along with material science breakthroughs, have enabled an extensive array of new products and machines. New technologies developed a decade ago are now beginning to find their way into mainstream manufacturing, with the most significant of these being additive manufacturing (AM) and the introduction of new composite materials. In many cases these new methods and materials cause manufacturers to scratch their collective heads when it comes to machining these parts.
IMTS held a contest to recognize the most innovative products that will be on display at IMTS 2018. The contest consisted of a 500-word description identifying the purpose and challenge or problem the product solves, benefits, length of time it takes to be fully operational and train employees, and any other pertinent information. The awards were presented as IMTS most innovative products that exhibitors will introduce at this year’s show.