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2018-09-14 Vacuum clamping fixture for testing SD cards

Vacuum clamping fixture for testing SD cards
An essential prerequisite for checking conventional SD memory cards is the accessibility of these sensitive workpieces from at least 5 sides. What could be better than a gentle and at the same time repeatable process using a special vacuum clamping device for multiple parts. Go to press info

2018-09-13 WITTE clamps soft plastic injection-molded parts accurately and gently for measuring process

WITTE clamps soft plastic injection-molded parts accurately and gently for measuring process
Soft and delicate plastic lids for detergent bottles must be measured during their manufacturing process. Experience shows that repeatable clamping of these flexible plastic parts is not easy. All kinds of clamping force can act on the components causing them to bend and thus jeopardize the actual measuring process. Any kind of selective clamping pressure, which would ultimately lead to... Go to press info

2017-09-14 Witte: New and improved vacuum base for measuring arms

Witte: New and improved vacuum base for measuring arms
For many years, the WITTE vacuum base for measuring arms and devices has been used successfully in quality assurance. This self-sufficient item with integrated vacuum generator and control elements gives measuring arms a solid base on site. Witte has now further developed this vacuum base, which can also be used on free-form surfaces, and has added some new control elements and optimized others. Go to press info

2017-07-10 WITTE - Innovative addition of vacuum slot type chucks system

WITTE - Innovative addition of vacuum slot type chucks system
The new modular clamping chucks are an innovative system addition and expansion of possible application areas for vacuum clamping using slot type chucks from Witte. The well-known and proven series of vacuum chucks has been further improved. Go to press info

2017-03-27 What measuring technicians want

What measuring technicians want
The measuring area of the production plant for the VW Crafter, newly built in the Polish town of Września, is a model for future-oriented technology. The measuring stations equipped with optical and tactile measuring systems contribute to this, as well as the driverless transport plates, which transport all kinds of body parts and their measuring fixtures up to complete, roadworthy VW Crafter... Go to press info

2017-03-23 Improved vacuum unit from Witte

Improved vacuum unit from Witte
Witte is now offering one of their most popular vacuum units over the last decade with a new improved design. This tried and tested series of modular vacuum units has been adapted to current customer requirements and brought up to state of the art in terms of operation and process reliability. Go to press info

2016-09-23 Various possibilities of part clamping using vacuum systems

Various possibilities of part clamping using vacuum systems
Different manufacturing, test and measuring processes in areas of mechanical machining or new technologies in the field of semiconductor technology or RFID sector are just a few applications where Witte vacuum systems are used and making a significant contribution to the reliable production of products. Go to press info

2016-05-02 Witte is renamed and extends its management

Witte is renamed and extends its management
Taking decades of positive development into account and setting the next milestone for further company success, founder Horst Witte has decided to set the course for the future and change the name. Go to press info

2016-05-02 Consistent expansion of Witte Sandwich Plate programme

Consistent expansion of Witte Sandwich Plate programme
One metrological requirement is the exact positioning of components to be measured. Accurate, variable measuring and holding fixtures enable such positioning and provide a significant improvement in process efficiency for both manual and automated serial measuring... Go to press info

2016-01-25 Witte awarded with the highest quality index

Witte awarded with the highest quality index
In 2015 Witte has undergone monitoring of a worldwide Quality Indicator Measurement (QIMT) process by the Volkswagen group for the fourth time. The process comprises of four categories "Measuring tools", "Software", "Checking equipment (meisterbocks, gauges etc.) and "Service". Go to press info

2016-01-25 Ice- Vice freeze clamping using the power of nature

Ice- Vice freeze clamping using the power of nature
The clamping specialists Witte from the Lüneburg Heath, are constantly finding new methods of workpiece clamping, whether on a machine for mechanical processes or on a coordinate measuring machine. Go to press info

2016-01-25 Portable measurement arm securely fixed at the press of a button

Portable measurement arm securely fixed at the press of a button
... and directly where they are needed For some time now WITTE Vacuum Bases are providing an accurate and secure basis for a wide variety of applications with measurement arms Go to press info

2015-11-25 Witte WEIGUSS enables machining of delicate components

Witte WEIGUSS enables machining of delicate components
Machining of filigree parts, which lack contact or support surfaces, is possible with Witte WEIGUSS mould clamping technology. Go to press info

2015-10-14 Modular scan frame for use in optical scanning cells

Modular scan frame for use in optical scanning cells
Witte has risen to these new challenges in the very early stage of development of optical measuring systems and once again ALUFIX has proved to be the basis for an almost limitless kit solution... Go to press info

2015-08-14 Self-contained vacuum chuck with double-sided vacuum clamping surface

Self-contained vacuum chuck with double-sided vacuum clamping surface
This vacuum chuck with two clamping surfaces complements the series of self-contained chucks designed and manufactured by WitteThis vacuum chuck with two clamping surfaces complements the series of self-contained chucks designed and manufactured by Witte. Go to press info

2015-02-11 Measuring without delay

Measuring without delay
Costly measuring cells are justified via a high degree of utilization. To maximize this, measuring engineers in the outer Meisterbock area at VW Emden simultaneously implemented a loading process and quick changeover of complete measuring set-ups, incorporating ultra-precise positioning in the measuring area... Go to press info

2015-01-15 Measuring plates with integrated lift tables

Measuring plates with integrated lift tables
At VW Emden when vehicles are removed from the production line and taken to be measured in the Pilot Hall, they can be mounted there accurately using their reference points with the help of a special version of Witte aluminum sandwich plate... Go to press info

2015-01-12 New Vacu-Vise-clamping system

New Vacu-Vise-clamping system
This clamping system consists of a specially designed vacuum chuck and two clamping jaws, which are mounted on a rigid, but resiliently deformable support plate. When vacuum is switched on, the support plate is drawn into a trough and deformed in such a way that the clamping jaws tip towards each other... Go to press info

2014-12-17 Automated car body measurement

Automated car body measurement
In the car body area of their Emden plant Volkswagen AG has taken a pioneering series measuring area into operation... Go to press info

2014-08-15 Software Alufix Expert has been developed further

Software Alufix Expert has been developed further
In order to design software supported fixtures even faster, Alufix-Expert software in an updated version is available and can be used not only for planning and designing fixtures, but also for productive use by completely creating a full fixture design without any further processing in a classic CAD system... Go to press info

2014-07-31 New Fixbase catalog

New Fixbase catalog
Witte FixBase® Base plates and positioning systems. Accurate and very rigid Sandwich plates are used as bases for measuring or holding fixtures, as a cantilever for CMM measuring surfaces or as transport plates... Go to press info

2014-07-31 New Fixinspect catalog

New Fixinspect catalog
FIXINSPECT® Measuring Accessories Fixinspect measuring accessories simplify and considerably speed up tactile and non-contact measuring processes. All Fixinspect accessories are mounted on workpiece features, where dimensional data is required. It is easier and faster to measure the accessories than the features themselves. Go to press info

2014-07-31 New XS catalog 2014

New XS catalog 2014
Modular fixturing system for optical measuring and checking instruments. NewXS is the consequential continuation of the Witte modular philosophy established worldwide. All elements follow the well-known ALUFIX modular system principle and are compatible. Suitable for profile projectors and digital image processing: Go to press info

2013-09-30 Innovation: Light transmitting vacuum chuck

Innovation: Light transmitting vacuum chuck
For a wide range of manufacturing process clamping parts with process reliability, just with the power of the atmosphere, requires the use of vacuum chucks... Go to press info

2013-01-14 Rail-Pod Witte vacuum clamping system

Rail-Pod Witte vacuum clamping system
Nowadays modern rail carriages are manufactured from aluminium double hollow profiles. Machining of such extruded profiles is done on large milling machines... Go to press info

2013-01-07 Multifunctional interior design fixture

Multifunctional interior design fixture
Instrument panel support including center console and seats. Growing quality demands in the automotive industry are not least noticeable in the manufacture of interior parts. Function and aesthetics need to be smoothly coordinated. Many interior components must have a perfect look and feel together when combined, so that these parts later meet design and function requirements... Go to press info

2012-12-28 Mobile precision in XXL format

Mobile precision in XXL format
Accurate and rigid Witte sandwich plates are mainly used as base for fixtures. Meanwhile other applications such as a means of transportation between the measuring and assembly areas are increasing... Go to press info

2012-12-21 Systems and components for photogrammetric measuring

Systems and components for photogrammetric measuring
The transformation in three dimensional measuring technology as well as shape inspection using optical methods, which set in years ago, is constantly setting new standards in shorter and shorter cycles... Go to press info

2012-12-10 Vacuumclamping with Witte Vacuum Chucks

Vacuumclamping with Witte Vacuum Chucks
Witte Vacuum Chucks for gentle and fast clamping i.e. in the semi-conductor industry. These light but nevertheless accurate vacuum chucks made of aluminium alloys are especially suitable for workpiece handling on machining centers, whereas the stainless steel versions are designed for the actual machining job. Extremely thin workpieces or foils i.e. 0,01 mm thickness can be clamped evenly... Go to press info

2012-11-26 Vacuum clamping plate for measuring arm

Vacuum clamping plate for measuring arm
The Witte vacuum clamping plate is fully self sufficient and needs no supply cables or wires to disturb the operating process... Go to press info

2012-11-19 Slim slot-type vacuum chucks now available as starter set

Slim slot-type vacuum chucks now available as starter set
The proven slot-type chuck with integrated Venturi nozzle together with a robust vacuum pump is now available as an extensive starter set. There are two versions available... Go to press info

2012-11-05 Target frame for photogrammetry measuring systems

Target frame for photogrammetry measuring systems
Setting frames are used where there is no fixture available on which to mount reference markers or targets... Go to press info

2012-10-22 Hovercraft plates with micro-porous surface

Hovercraft plates with micro-porous surface
Whether lightweight components or parts weighing tons have to be moved... ..with hovercraft plates, it is possible with minimal effort... Go to press info

2012-10-08 Clamping system with integrated press: Fixing aircraft parts reliably

Clamping system with integrated press: Fixing aircraft parts reliably
For thin-walled, non magnetic materials vacuum clamping is preferable where machining of large, uneven parts is required. Witte Gerätebau, manufacturer of different fixturing systems, specializes in the sector of vacuum clamping technology for difficult applications and special solutions... Go to press info

2012-09-17 Alufix Classic – Roller slides now with digital display

Alufix Classic – Roller slides now with digital display
The world-wide renowned and proven modular fixturing system for almost all applications in dimensional measuring has been extended... Go to press info

2012-09-03 New workstation with grid base plate (replacement for 96747)

New workstation with grid base plate (replacement for 96747)
Mobile measuring station has undergone an ergonomic optimization process. All corners and edges have been rounded off. A large drawer now enables easier loading and unloading i.e. a measuring arm can be fitted in comfortably. In addition there are 8 roomy, fully retractable drawers. As an option a storage compartment for profiles such as Alufix Light Bars can be mounted... Go to press info

2012-08-17 Hightech in Aluminium

Hightech in Aluminium
Witte is considered one of the leading industrial companies for modular fixturing systems. With the multiple component system Alufix as well as vacuum clamping systems for all kinds of machining applications Witte is recognized and accepted all over the World... Go to press info

2012-08-15 New Alufix XS for episcopes – Fixturing system for small parts

New Alufix XS for episcopes – Fixturing system for small parts
Witte has developed a new clamping and fixturing system for optical measuring equipment. The new components are all in 16 grid and fully compatible to Alufix Classic (system size 16)... Go to press info

2012-08-13 New Targets for Alufix bars

New Targets for Alufix bars
Witte Position markers Fixinspect TA replace conventional dot stickers. These targets can be mounted directly into the grid holes in Alufix Classic or Alufix ECO... Go to press info

2009-05-06 Vacuum clamping XXL

Witte Bleckede are particular specialists for developing vacuum clamping solutions for difficult applications... Go to press info

2009-04-10 Cutting clamping time

Cutting clamping time
Vacuum clamping systems of Witte Bleckede, manufacturer of different fixturing systems, are available in various versions, shapes and dimensions. Compared to conventional clamping methods they enable substantial time savings because clamping and releasing of work pieces takes place in just a few seconds... Go to press info