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Workpiece retention during machine processing

Gareth Monkman (Gareth Monkman is based at Fachhochschule Regensburg, Fachbereich Elektrotechnik, Prüfeninger Str. 58, 93049 Regensburg, Germany. Tel: +49 941 943 1108/1285/1148; Fax: +49 941 943 1424; E‐mail: gareth.monkman@e‐technik.fh‐regensburg.de)

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 March 2001

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Abstract

Discusses the failings of conventional fixturing systems such as jigs and clamps and describes how electrorheological fluids can be used for flexible fixturing and workpiece retention.

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Monkman, G. (2001), "Workpiece retention during machine processing", Assembly Automation, Vol. 21 No. 1, pp. 61-67. https://doi.org/10.1108/01445150110381754

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MCB UP Ltd

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