Overcoming Objections Video Series

The old way of doing things is often our biggest competition! Here are some common objections to modular workholding and how we can address them.

Product Feature: Dovetail Holders

When complex workholding challenges arise, machinists rely on dovetail holders. Gripping parts via corresponding 45° angles machined into the workpiece stock and the fixtures themselves, dovetail holders are known as one of the strongest structural joints in terms of tensile strength. Holding raw stock in this fashion also delivers the industry’s best accessibility to the […]

In the Media

Over the years I have had some amazing opportunities to share my knowledge. Here are a few recent contributions. Episode 1 of the new 5th Axis web series Workholding Evolved! It was great to sit down with Dan in Greenville, SC. Episode 261: Workholding Evolves with Great Partnerships Featuring Eric Nekich of 5th Axis. MCAM […]

Measure Your Workholding!

You probably use a number of performance metrics throughout your manufacturing facility. These metrics might measure sales, inventory, gross margin, spindle up time, quality, etc., but are you measuring the performance of your fixtures and workholding? I believe you should be using Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) to measure your workholding. Knowing your OEE will allow […]