Integrated Pallet Workloading Fixture

Challenge A tier-1 automotive supplier needed custom workholding fixtures that could hold as many automotive steering components in a machine tool’s designated work area to maximize efficiency and reduce machine count. The machine tool and fixtures would need to be run by a single human operator safely and efficiently. The supplier needed workholding fixtures, but they also wanted to partner … Read More

No-Spark Work-holding Fixture

Challenge A major tier-1 automotive supplier required workholding fixtures to machine magnesium parts for a car engine component called an inlet or intake manifold, which is a chamber that carries vaporized fuel to the inlet valves of the cylinders. The automotive supplier needed a fixture that could hold in place the part being machined, and Ahaus has been a leading … Read More