written and edited by Bernard Martin
Increase your factory productivity with the all new, next generation 52/96 zero point workholding system from Mate Precision Technologies: Mate DynoGripTM Vises, Mate DynoLockTM Bases and Mate DynoMountTM Mounts and Accessories.
Mate Precision Technologies may be a new name to some folks in the tooling and workholding industry, but Mate has decades of machining experience producing precision, high quality steel products for customers around the world.
Mate created a new standard in Rotary Toolholders decades ago when they introduced the Command Toolholder brand that set a new bar by holding an AT3 taper tolerance. Mate then moved into Punch Press Tooling, Press Brake and Laser Tooling and has become the world leader in each of those markets. Using this knowledge, Mate set out about 7 years ago to design and develop the ultimate workholding system.
The Mate 52/96 zero point workholding system maximizes holding power in a compact, quick change modular design that reduces setup time and process variability. It is ideal for 3-, 4- and 5-axis machining centers. Going beyond machining, it can be used in a variety of applications such as inspection, CMM, cleaning, washing, assembly and additive manufacturing.
Their zero point 52/96 workholding system is compatible with similar systems, including 52mm and 96mm four post pull stud configurations from Lang, Jergens, 5th Axis, Gerardi and others. The vises also accept a single pull stud configuration for compatibility with Schunk, Big Daishowa and others. By using the appropriate adapter, Mate 52/96 zero point vises are easily modified to work with systems from SMW, Erowa, System 3R and others. It is perhaps the most well thought out and versatile system on the market today.
With an eye to factory automation, the Mate 52/96 zero point workholding system includes QuickSpecsTM, a unique QR code based product identification system that provides real-time access to product information and potential integration into your business systems. The system also supports common robotic interfaces and palletizing systems.
Mate has truly taken the best-of-breed approach in the development of their DynoGrip 52/96 vises by capturing all of the state-of-the-art features offered by competitors, improved on them, and then bundled them in the most feature rich, robust system on the market today. And it's all done by machinists for machinists.
Mate's DynGRip 52/96 Vise FeatureS Overview
In the video below, Mate Latin America Regional Sales Manager Benjamin Harrison discusses the Mate 52/96 Workholding System. Ben provides a detailed look at the key product features that show how Mate Workholding is designed to be the industry's most accurate and repeatable zero point workholding systems on the market. Filmed by MTD CNC at IMTS 2022 in Chicago.
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