Extended Workholding Solutions

Mason Mechanical is a dealer of the full line of Kurt Vises. If you need Quality, Durability and Adaptability in your workholding needs, then Kurt has a solution to fit your application. From Single part holding to Multiple Same Part or Different Parts, Kurt covers all your manual or production machine workholding possibilities.

Below you will find many of the Kurt Workholding Vise setups available for Special and Unique workholding applications. Kurt can cover most or all your vise needs, from specialized single holding to multiple parts holding. For more detailed information regarding any of the special vises shown here please call us, so that we may better provide you with the solutions a Kurt setup can provide.

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Kurt Specialized Workholding Solutions:

CarvLock
DoubleLock
ClusterTower
ClusterLock
VersatileLock
AngLock PT
SeraLock
MoveLock
MiniLock
Fixture Vises
Self-Centering
Extra Capacity XL
Custom Engineered Workholding

Kurt D-Series AngLock Vises

 

CarvLock Vises
Dual Clamping on 4-sided Carveable Vice Jaws.

Two Parts Machined Into One Jaw Set

Standard Features
  • Available in 4" or 6" Models
  • Productivity- Multiple part workholding for better spindle utilization, reduced tool change time, and reduced machine travel from part to part.
  • Durability- 80,000 PSI ductile iron body and steel components provide strength, rigidity and long term accuracy while absorbing any machine vibration.
  • Versatility- The basic CarvLock vise base can be converted into other models simply by changing jaw kits.
  • Flexibility- Quick change jaws reduce setup times.
  • Economy- Jaws may be carved on all four sides.
  • Accuracy- Job-to-Job setup changes within locating holes in vise base held to +-0.001".
  • Self-Adjusting throughout entire clamping range. Can clamp A and B loads in same setup.
  • 2" jaw travel using the CarvLock jaw kits.
  • Change a set of jaws in 1 minute.
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • Quick Change Machinable Soft Jaws
  • Quick Change Machinable Ductile Iron jaws
  • EZLock Quick Change Jaw Plate System (non-mnachinable)
  • Standard Jaws (non-machinable)
  • Conversion Plate for Wider Single Part Clamping.
  • Optional Internal Hex Screw Available
  • Metric Version Available

DoubleLock Vises
Dual Clamping Power.

DL640 Model Shown

Standard Features
  • Available in 4", 6" or 8" Models
  • Large Capacity:
    • DL430: 3" x 4" each station.
    • DL640: 4" x 6" each station.
    • DL800: 6" x 8" each station.
  • Productivity- Multiple part workholding for better spindle utilization, reduced tool change time and reduced machine travel from part to part.
  • Accuracy- repeatable clamping to 0.0002".
  • Durability- 80,000 PSI ductile iron body and steel components provide strength, rigidity and long term accuracy while absorbing machine vibration.
  • Self-Adjusting over the entire clamping range.
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • ArmLock Handle
  • InnerLock Jaws
  • 6AWS Workstop
  • GroveLock Workstop.
  • Conversion Plate for Wider Single Part Clamping.
  • Optional Internal Hex Screw Available
  • Metric Version Available
  • Also Available in Models Accepting The Pneumatic or Hydraulic Intensifier for more clamping power.

ClusterTower Vises
Vertical Tower Vises.

6" model shown

Standard Features
  • Available in 4"or 6" Models
  • Cast Iron Integral Vise Tower- highly rigid to achieve workpiece immobility and to dampen cutter induced vibration.
  • New Clutch Design- automatically returns to correct position - No timing problems Ever.
  • New Holding Block- now "internalized" resulting in 10% overall height reduction. Optional internal hex screw further shortens overall height.
  • Pre-Load Adjustment is standard.
  • New Chip Guard System- center clamping area is fully covered 100% of the time.
  • Famous AngLock Design- minimizes movable jaw lift.
  • 3" x 4" maximum part capacity in eight clamping stations (4" Tower).
    • Opens to 7.55" in Single Station Conversion.
  • 4" x 6" maximum part capacity in eight clamping stations (6" Tower).
    • Opens to 9.96" in Single Station Conversion.
  • Three Standard Base Sizes:
    • 4" Tower: 300 mm, 400 mm, 500mm
    • 6" Tower: 400 mm, 500 mm, 630 mm
Options
  • InnerLock Jaws
  • 6AWS Workstop
  • GroveLock Workstop.
  • Conversion Plate for Wider Single Part Clamping.
  • Optional Internal Hex Screw Available
  • Metric Version Available
  • Custom Bases Also Available.
  • Also Available in CarvLock Tower Systems

ClusterLock Vises
Dual Clamping Power Designed for 1 to 10 in Same Base.

Standard Features
  • Available in 2" x 2" Part Capacity each station
  • 80,000 PSI ductile iron construction.
  • Hardened bed ways and hardened steel jaw plates.
  • Standard spacing is 1.968" (50mm). Other Spacing Available.
  • Vise bed surface is ground parallel to within 0.001".
  • Ideal for small VMC's with pallet changers'.
  • Suitable for Tombstone mounting on HMC's
  • Can be converted to single opening (6" maximum) with optional convertible kit.
Options
  • Conversion Plate for Wider Single Part Clamping.

VersatileLock Vises
Single Station CNC Vise for Ultra-Precision.

3600V Model Shown

Standard Features
  • Available in 6" wide Jaws with 4" or 6" Jaw Opening Models.
  • Available in Manual, Hydraulic or Pneumatic Operation.
  • Can be mounted upright or on either side.
  • Matched stationary jaw to keyway including the body height +_0.001".
  • 0.0005" Clamping repeatability.
  • Footprint on the short version is 13". Ideal for the smallest machines.
  • Hydraulic Option is available as a complete package.
  • All air and hydraulic units feature a 1/4" vise stroke.
  • Air vise has a precise and repeatable "gentle touch" for delicate parts.
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • Hydraulic Operation
  • Pneumatic Operation
  • Torque Handle
  • InnerLock Jaws
  • 360PWS Workstop
  • Optional Internal Hex Screw Available (3600V only)
  • Some Models Available in Metric
  • Also Available in Reverse and Short Reverse Models

AngLock PT Vises
High Precision Single Clamping Vise.

PTH800A Model Shown

Standard Features
  • Available in 4"or 8" Models
  • Available in Manual or Hydraulic Operation.
  • "Pull-Type" clamping means high precision and repeatability.
  • Up to 20,000 lbs. precision clamping force.
  • Can be mounted upright or on either side.
  • CNC style allows compact spacing.
  • Both sides ground square to within 0.001" with base and top.
  • 80,000 PSI ductile iron body.
  • Hydraulic option is available as complete package.
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • Matching of bed height +_ 0.001" available at an additional cost.
  • Matching of the keyway to the stationary jaw +_0.001" available at an additional cost.
  • Hand or Foot Intensifier

SeraLock Vises
Modular Vise System.

Standard Features
  • Standard Serrated Pattern is 16 grooves per inch.
  • Self-Aligning
  • Multiple components may be used at the same time.
  • Like and unlike workpieces may be machined all in the same setup.
  • Mix and match components.
  • Allows creation of the equivalent of a custom fixture in less time than the custom fixture can be designed.
  • Modular components can be used over and over again.
  • Very Economical.
  • Designed in a pallet of multi-sided tower configurations for use on vertical or horizontal machining centers.
Options

The SeraLock Modular System is tailored to your particular vertical or horizontal applications. Please contact us for further details.

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1-800-925-1838

MoveLock Vises
Modular Two-Piece Vise System.

Standard Features
  • Available in 3.5" wide x 2" high Jaws. Stationary and Movable jaws sold separately.
  • Movable jaws are available in either manual or hydraulic actuation.
  • May be used as a single or double station vise, and can be mounted side by side.
  • Can be configured into high density fixturing.
  • Features a 5/16" stroke.
  • Provides clamping forces of 7,450 lbs.@ 55ft. Lbs. for manual, and 4,000 lbs. @ 5,000 PSI for hydraulic models.
  • Mounts on a 2" x 2" grid system, T-slot sub-bases with a 2" pitch, standard sub-plates and machine tables.
  • Clamps large workpieces- jaw opening limited only by the work envelope.
  • Light weight.
  • Small Footprint.
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • Movable Hydraulic Jaws
  • Special Jaw Plates
  • Special Workstops

MiniLock Vises
Modular Vise System for Small or Intricate Parts.

Standard Features
  • Available in 4 Clamping Force Versions: 980lbs, 1400lbs, 2200lbs, 2600lbs
  • By using stationary blocks or pins, two parts may be clamped by a single MiniLock.
  • The versatile MiniLock can be used in single holding, Double Holding or multiples of both single and double holding applications.
  • Ideal for hard fixturing as well as for palletizing small parts to be loaded into receivers on machine tables.
  • Through the use of a variety of locating blocks, workstops and MiniLocks, several similar parts or a part "family" can be located on a single pallet.
  • Clamping jaw made from rugged Ampco 18 aluminum bronze.
  • Actuating screw is made from a special alloy steel.
  • While one pallet of parts is being machined, the operator can be unloading and loading a second similarly configured pallet away from the machine tool.
  • Steps may be machined into the clamp jaw for operations that require parts to be raised above the pallet or machine table.
  • The low profile allows for machining of complete top surfaces of parts without having to re-clamp.
  • Conveniently uses standard thread sizes and standard hex keys.
  • One MiniLock package contains six MiniLocks.
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • Metric Version Available

Fixture Vises
Single Clamp Vise with 4-sided Carveable Jaws.

Shown with two parts machined into one jaw set.

Standard Features
  • Available in 6" Model
  • Famous AngLock principle assures minimum part lift.
  • Quick change movable jaws- top mounted stationary jaw (4 cap screws)
  • Needle thrust bearing used at hex end of screw to reduce clamping friction.
  • Outside rail edges of body are machined. This new edge allows you to indicate alignment during setup.
  • Bed height matched to size 2.875" (73.025mm) within +-0.0005" (same as D688 and D675 vises).
  • Repeatability within 0.001".
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • Machinable Quick-Change Ductile Iron Jaw Kits
  • Machinable Quick-Change Aluminum Jaw Kits
  • Non-Machinable Ductile Iron Jaw Kits with Standard Hardened Jaw Plates or Quick-Change EZLock Jaw Plate System.
  • Metric Version Available

Self-Centering Vises
Single Clamp Vise with Two Movable Jaws for Precision Centering.

Standard Features
  • Available in 4" or 6" Models
  • Jaw Openings:
    • 4" Model: 6.25"
    • 6" Model: 8"
  • Lip seals on main screw.
  • Famous AngLock Design Principle
  • Centering accuracy from Min. to Max. opening is 0.0006" with 0.0002" repeatability.
  • Chip Guards.
  • Hardened jaws.
  • Hardened bed ways.
  • 80,000 PSI ductile iron construction.
  • Center Line can be adjusted and set.
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • Speed Handle
  • Torque Handle
  • InnerLock Jaws
  • 6AWS Workstop
  • Optional V-Jaws for Round Part Holding

Extra Capacity XL Vises
Single Clamping Vice for Large Pieces up to 21".

8XL Model Shown

Standard Features
  • Available in 6" or 8" Models, in Manual, Pneumatic or Hydraulic Operation
  • Up to 12,000 lbs precision clamping force.
  • AngLock design reduces jaw lift.
  • 80,000 PSI ductile iron body.
  • 6" and 8" jaw widths with jaw openings from 14" up to 31" (in the outside jaw positions).
  • "Pull-Type" clamping means high precision and repeatability.
  • Great for high horsepower "hogging out" applications.
  • Reverse model reduces "reach-over" distance making part loading safer and easier for the operator. Also part programming is easier in the "Y" axis positive direction.
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic feature a 1/4" stroke.
  • Pneumatic power option provides a precise and repeatable "gentle touch" for delicate parts.
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Options
  • ArmLock Handle
  • Torque Handle (6" Model Only)
  • GroveLock Workstop (6" Model Only)
  • InnerLock Jaws (8" Model Only)
  • Hex Extensions (8" Model Only)
  • Pneumatic or Hydraulic Intensifier Available
  • Optional Internal Hex Screw Available

Custom Engineered Workholding

Kurt can custom engineer most any workholding application needs. Due to the nature of such an item, all custom workholding designs must be dealt with on a one to one basis so that we may better assist you in determining the proper workholding design for you. Please contact us regarding any further information about Kurt's Custom Engineered Workholding designs.

Technical designs and actual parts that are to be held may be required.

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