When the owners of 5th Axis, Inc. (San Diego, Calif) couldn’t find a suitable way to fixture parts for their automated system, they solved the problem by creating a a custom-designed dovetail workholding device. This solution led to a new business opportunity and they now sell their dovetail fixtures to other shops. According to the owners of 5th Axis, their dovetail fixtures have the ability to clamp solidly on 0.006 inch of stock, which reduces material costs and saves time. Read the article at Modern Machine Shop.

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