A new line of Segen Quick Change cylinder locks is claimed to improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of quick mold changeovers. Available from Edward D. Segen & Co., LLC, part of Tooling Technology Group, Fort Loramie, Ohio, this enhanced version has an internal sensor that gives operators a visual means of identifying that the mechanism is positively locked or unlocked. Segen quick-change devices consist of a steel cylinder lock and corresponding knob. The cylinder lock, designed to receive and mate with a conical male knob, locates and positions the knob to within 0.0002 in. with a holding force of up to 25,000 lb per device. It is positively locked in a static state and actuates when air pressure is applied to release or receive the knob. The cylinder remains mechanically locked until pneumatic pressure is applied to release it. Mold or tool changes that normally take hours reportedly can be done in minutes. Tel: (937) 295-3672 • www.segen-online.com
Segen Co., Edward D
3 Schooner Lane Unit 1-11 Milford, CT 06460-3377
Phone (203) 882-0400 Fax (203) 882-0420
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