Milling machine vise/CNC vise

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Mr Ron
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Milling machine vise/CNC vise

Post by Mr Ron » Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:43 pm

I see in tool catalogs milling machine vises and CNC vises. What is the difference? They look the same.
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GlennW
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Re: Milling machine vise/CNC vise

Post by GlennW » Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:11 pm

For some manufacturers a CNC vise has the fixed jaw closest to you and on a milling machine vise the fixed jaw is the jaw farthest away from you.

Another possibility is that some manufacturers call a CNC vise a vise that has no "ears" for the hold down studs so that multiple vises can be placed on the table closer together.

It could mean different things from different manufacturers.
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Re: Milling machine vise/CNC vise

Post by John Hasler » Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:59 pm

GlennW wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:11 pm
For some manufacturers a CNC vise has the fixed jaw closest to you and on a milling machine vise the fixed jaw is the jaw farthest away from you.

Another possibility is that some manufacturers call a CNC vise a vise that has no "ears" for the hold down studs so that multiple vises can be placed on the table closer together.

It could mean different things from different manufacturers.
For some it may mean "Costs $400 more".

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Re: Milling machine vise/CNC vise

Post by chief » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:51 am

As Glenn says, means different things to different companies.

In relation to the lack of ears on the CNC vises, they are generally milled square so the vise can be laid on it's side for clamping odd stock.

Terry

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