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Archives for 2009

Chick Workholding Helps Crabb Engineering Hone Its Competitive Edge

The ability to process multiple components in a single cycle is a key factor in enabling users to drive piece part costs down and their competitiveness up. It has certainly proved to be the case for Crabb Engineering in North Wales, which employs Chick Workholding equipment from 1st Machine Tool Accessories (1st MTA) at the heart of […]

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Darex XT3000 Shank Attachment

An interchangeable chuck attachment for accurately sharpening Morse taper and common shank drills is the latest addition to the Darex XT3000 Xpandable Tool Sharpener system from leading workholding and machining equipment supplier, 1st Machine Tool Accessories Ltd (1st MTA). Suitable for 3-12 mm (1/8 – 31/64 in) diameter No 0, 1 and 2 Morse taper or common […]

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Kitagawa DHP Collet Chucks

New Kitagawa DHP 52 and 65 series quick change collet chucks from workholding and machining equipment specialist, 1st Machine Tool Accessories provide a powerful pull back action for secure and accurate clamping of components up to 52 mm and 65 mm diameter respectively. The compact new chucks are ideal for first operation work and are […]

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OK-Vise Conversion Kits

Novel Conversion Kits Enable Single Wedge Clamps To Provide Pull Down Action A series of cover plate kits that enable single-wedge machining clamps to provide an additional pull-down action have been added to the range of OK-Vise low profile workholding equipment available from 1st Machine Tool Accessories (1st MTA). Used in conjunction with inverted OK-Vise units, the new […]

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Mitee-Bite workpiece clamping products are the latest additions to the rapidly-expanding portfolio of workholding and manufacturing productivity equipment available from 1st Machine Tool Accessories (1st MTA). The versatile Mitee-Bite range combines cost-effective clamping with fast and easy operation. Most items utilise a cam or wedge action and are operated by simply tightening a cap head screw. They […]

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Darex XT3000 Available From 1st MTA

The XT3000 Xpandable Tool Sharpener – part of the extensive range of Darex drill and mill regrinding systems available from leading workholding and productivity equipment specialist 1st Machine Tool Accessoroes – provides machine shop users with wide ranging capabilities and fast equipment payback. Designed as an affordable drill sharpener that will grow with customers’ requirements, the […]

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Kitagawa BB221 Chuck For Sale From 1st MTA

Workholding and machining equipment specialist, Kitagawa has extended its range of large through-hole power chucks with the introduction of the three-jaw BB221 at the Japanese International Machine Tool Fair (Jimtof) held in Tokyo, to be sold in the UK by their sole supplier, 1st Machine Tool Accessories. Suitable for components measuring up to 530mm diameter, […]

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Kitagawa TUX321 & GT200 Rotary Tables

TUX321 and GT200 provide rigid workpiece location and high indexing accuracy The Kitagawa TUX321 and GT200 are the latest additions to the comprehensive range of NC rotary tables from workholding and machining equipment specialist, 1st Machine Tool Accessories. Incorporating a top mounted motor assembly, the TUX321 occupies an extremely small work table footprint, making it an […]

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Leave, Chick and Abbot Jig and Fixturing Systems

The ability to maximise the capabilities of existing machine tool resources is a key benefit of the latest LEAVE, Chick and Abbott jig and fixturing systems – available in the UK from leading workholding and machining equipment supplier, 1st Machine Tool Accessories Ltd (1st MTA). At the heart of LEAVE’s product range is a series of ready-to-use […]

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