The locking gripper offers the same features as the heavy duty gripper, but adds the benefit of a locking mechanism to retain the tool. Because the tool cannot be removed from the gripper, this design is ideal for rapid acceleration or extremely heavy tools. Unlocking can be mechanical, electric, or pneumatic depending on customer requirements.
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Heavy duty grippers are designed for demanding applications and where total cost of machine ownership is considered (individual components are replaceable). These grippers have a pivoting finger that allows tool holding force to be adjusted by changing the internal spring. In addition, this unique design minimizes wear on the tool holder.
The modular handling systems EHHF and HHHF are used as heavy duty grippers in various areas of machine tool and plant engineering.
Custom-cut foam heavy-duty gauge cases, made special to order for TAC Rockford gauge sets. Ideal for heavy gauges, test bars, test rings, and machine measuring cylinders.
Standard duty grippers are injection molded or machined from specially formulated high-strength fiber reinforced plastics. HSK40 and HSK63 grippers are available from stock for quick delivery.
TAC offers tool changer grippers for all tool holder types, with common sizes available from stock. We offer customization for specific needs (tool ID chip compatibility, special orientations, and other machine design requirements).
Standard duty spring steel grippers offer higher holding capacity and strength combined with a lower-cost design. Flexibility is maintained using a specialized spring steel and heat treat process. Grippers can be customized to meet specific mounting patterns. Contact us for taper sizes not shown.
TAC Rockford can custom manufacture a gauge case to your exact requirements. Let us know what gauges you want to include in the case, and how you plan to use the case. Customized cases are available in heavy duty plastic, standard duty plastic, and Baltic Birch plywood. Foam is milled for for exact fit and optimal protection of gauges.
For use with machining centers, milling machines for heavy-duty machining, lathes. Hollow Taper Shanks for Automatic Tool Changing acc. to ISO 12164/DIN 69 893 Part 1 and 2 with Gripper Groove.