Rotary Self-Centering CNC Air Vise
75mm Self-Centering Pneumatic CNC Vise - Gimbel Automation
75mm Self-Centering Pneumatic CNC Vise - Gimbel Automation

Gimbel Automation

Rotary Self-Centering CNC Air Vise

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The Rotary Self-Centering CNC Air Vise is the easiest solution for automated workholding for 4th and 5th Axis Applications for CNC Machines.

Available in 75mm and 100mm versions, the Rotary Self-Centering Air Vise consists of one of our Self-Centering Pneumatic Air Vises with a special integrated baseplate including a centering puck the diameter of your choice. These two base plates are drop-in compatible with Haas Air Vise Ready Provision Kits, as well.

With a single solenoid connected to your machine (or even better, our Instant Solenoid Kit), you have an automatic workholding solution in minutes. For continuous rotation, use of one of our Rotary Unions to allow infinite rotation of your fourth or fifth axis.

75mm Self-Centering Pneumatic CNC Vise
75mm Vise Kit Includes:
  • 1x 75 or 100mm Pneumatic Vise
  • 1x Pre-Mounted Rotary Base
  • 1x Selected Centering Rotary Puck
  • 1x Optional Rotary Base Plate
Technical Specs
Repeatability 0.0008"
Clamping Force 2,000lbf (75) |  3,400lbf (100)
Clamping Width/Stroke 75mm | 100mm"
Drive Pressure/Torque 95 psi
Max Pressure 130 psi
Max Jaw Height 2.4"
Weight 18 lbs (75) | 24lbs (100)

Thanks to its Spring-Driven design, this vise provides 50% of its clamping force when all air pressure is lost

FAQs

Pneumatic Vises, also known as CNC Pneumatic Vises, Air Vises, or Precision Pneumatic Self Centering Vises, are an automated form of workholding used to hold workpieces during the machining process. The machining process requires precise, repeatable, and incredibly rigid holding capacity to hold a wide variety of parts.

The biggest benefit of Pneumatic CNC Vises is how easy they are to automate. Automated Machine Tending solutions typically already have a wide array of solenoids and air control, so Pneumatic Vises are the go-to choice in CNC Machine Tending Automation systems. In addition to customers using our Pneumatic Self-Centering Air Vises for Spindle Gripper Machine Tending Automation Systems, we also have countless customers using these vises with cobot systems, robot systems, machine cells, and even to streamline manual loading.

These air vises have fully-adjustable clamping force, and are easily adjusted by simply regulating the inlet air supply on the “Clamp” air inlet on the vise. Refer to the Spec-Sheet in the Downloads section of this page for a graph showing how air pressure is linearly correlated with clamping force.

The biggest single advantage of Pneumatic Vises over traditional workholding is how quickly they can be clamped and unclamped. With the flip of a switch, parts can be instantly clamped and unclamped with near-perfect repeatability. Another huge advantage is that, unlike human operators tightening regular vises, Pneumatic Vises clamp with the same clamping force every single cycle.

Gimbel Automation Self-Centering Air Vises have two key differences from other solutions on the market: (1) our Self-Centering Air Vises have an all-steel construction, and (2) the moving top of our air vises is fully serrated, enabling the hard jaws with matching serrations to be adjusted to any size in a few seconds. This means that there is no need for you to buy and machine unique soft jaws for each part you manufacture for your first operation. Instead, use the adjustable hard jaws for your first operation and machine second jaws only for second-op workholding as you need them.

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