Charlie Mitchell, machinist for Andretti Autosport, spent up to eight hours setting up his five-axis machine with 10 tools to run 30 to 40 different processes on a part. Using UNILOK pallets, set-ups times are 70 to 80 percent shorter.
The 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500) took place on May 28, 2017. Takuma Sato, a professional IndyCar Series driver and member of the Andretti Autosport team, crossed the finish line first becoming the 69th winner by a margin of .2011 of a second.
In a recently published article for Fabricating & Metalworking magazine, our workholding product manager, John Zaya, shares a variety of ways zero-point workholding systems are valuable in manufacturing operations.