Thomas Eggert

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Stamping | Articles | STAMPING Journal

Hydraulic workholding from scratch

December 13, 2001 | By Thomas Eggert

Hydraulic clamps are used in place of manual or toggle clamps to hold the workpiece or tool in place during stamping. This article examines the four steps that comprise the selection and installation of a hydraulic workholding system: cylinder selection, cylinder force and stroke, power source selection, and system connection.

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