Full Grip Jaws are designed to grip the part more effectively without distorting thin-walled or odd-shaped parts and are available in Aluminum (most popular) Cast Iron and Steel. Full Grip Jaws maintain a 360 degrees of contact giving you a greater accuracy so parts cannot distort. Our 6 inch to 15 inch are manufactured from … Continue reading Full Grip Advantage
Serrate or Not, That is the Question! And some other tips! We get a lot of customers that ask us serrated or not: Harden serrated soft jaws with Diamond gripping serrations enhance the grip by penetrating the workpiece. When we evaluate a given design, the workpiece hardness and material is always factored in. Most of the time … Continue reading Serrate or Not?
Sometimes we take for granted the Jaw Lock Mountings for Top Jaws. Simon Fairman patented the Scroll Chuck in 1840. His son-in-law Austin F. Cushman then started Cushman Inc. and started selling manual chucks with Tongue and Groove Jaw Lock Mountings. Manual chucks are still very popular and we still sell a lot of Top Jaws … Continue reading The History of Jaw Lock Mountings