Jaw forming ring
The jaw forming ring grips entire workpiece more uniformly to maximize jaw life on cutting and forming operations.
This jaw forming ring provides a more uniform grip on the workpiece, maximizing jaw life for cutting and forming operations. Mounted in direct contact with the top jaw, the jaw forming ring preloads the chucking system. The jaw life is maximized by lessening the amount of jaw stock removal required during parts set-up.
This jaw ring supports a wide variety of industries including aerospace, agriculture, automotive, consumers, coal, oil and gas, construction, machine tools, mining, paper, rail and wind energy. They are available for 5-, 6-, 8-, 10- and 12-in. power chucks. They are capable of a wide range of OD and ID jaw formation.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey