Entries Tagged as 'Key Workholding Information'

“Solid Works” 3-D Software Upgrade Expands RMT’s Mfg. & Eng. Capabilities

October 12th, 2011 Comments Off on “Solid Works” 3-D Software Upgrade Expands RMT’s Mfg. & Eng. Capabilities

Berlin, CT. – Responding to today’s ever–increasing technological demands, Royal Machine & Tool’s upgrading of “Solid Works” software permits 3-D dimensional viewing…plus, clearer definition of workholding products and work areas. Combined with the addition of New “Mastercam X5” Software, manufacturing processes to the shop floor are expedited in a better defined process…thus, insuring less chance […]

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Royal Machine & Tool Corporation Receives ISO Recertification

April 19th, 2010 Comments Off on Royal Machine & Tool Corporation Receives ISO Recertification

Berlin, CT – The ISO…International Organization for Standardization…announces that quality management certifications…ISO9001:2008 and AS9100.Rev.”B” …have been issued to Royal Machine & Tool Corporation. The ISO provides quality management system standards/guidelines aimed in assisting organizations to achieve customer satisfaction and continual improvement. Certificates to organizations in over 160 countries have been issued by ISO. The two […]

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Robotics And Fixtures Coming Together

April 18th, 2010 Comments Off on Robotics And Fixtures Coming Together

Many years ago, when robots were introduced to the manufacturing arena, their mission was to relieve workers of the most dangerous and hazardous processes. Initially, these included manipulating parts from furnaces, presses, toxic solutions, and welding operations. Like any new process, robots were introduced with many skeptics. Non-believers thought the human process could not be […]

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Selecting the Appropriate Chuck

July 22nd, 2008 Comments Off on Selecting the Appropriate Chuck

When processing a workholding job (and to optimize the process), there are a number of considerations in selecting the appropriate chuck. In most cases the least consideration is the way the chuck holds a part. Initially, you must first look at the work piece you want to hold. A round piece of bar stock is […]

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Today, Workholding Has Taken on a Whole New Challenge

July 22nd, 2008 Comments Off on Today, Workholding Has Taken on a Whole New Challenge

There are still many chucks manufactured fifty years ago that are still working today in making quality parts. However, with the demand for higher speeds and feeds, improved surface finishes and tighter tolerances has come changes in manufacturing. CNC Controlled Machines replaced Manual Lathes. The tooling industry developed Coated Carbides to attain the higher demanded […]

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The Three “R’s” of Chuck Maintenance… REPAIRING, RECONDITIONING OR REPLACING

July 22nd, 2008 Comments Off on The Three “R’s” of Chuck Maintenance… REPAIRING, RECONDITIONING OR REPLACING

Answering the question…”How do you decide which is correct for your situation?” There are still many chucks manufactured fifty years ago that are still working today and making quality parts. However, when (or if) a chuck(s) begins to perform improperly, you must make an important decision as to either repair, recondition or replace the defective […]

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