Forkardt has a solution to all of your workholding needs.
Utilizing the combined strengths of Forkardt, N.A. Woodworth, Logansport, SP, and Sheffer Collet, Forkardt has the product and experience necessary to meet the needs of todays intricate designs and stringent quality requirements.
Forkardt takes pride in working closely with its customers in providing quality products and ongoing satisfaction. Current customers are invited to take our short, 5 question survey.
Forkardt Acquired by Hardinge Hardinge Inc. Announces an Agreement to Acquire Forkardt Operations
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N.A. Woodworth Advanced Ball Lok (ABL)
Forkardt introduces the N.A. Woodworth Advanced Ball Lok, with patent pending Quick Lok jaw change as well as patent pending composite core body.
Established in 1939, N.A. Woodworth helped tool the auto industry with innovation, quality and durability. The original inventor of the UBL pulldown chuck is now known worldwide for their ability to solve the most demanding workholding requirements as well as support general industry in a wide array of applications.
Teikoku chuck has been an advanced workholding company of over 82 years. As a pioneer in the Japanese workholding environment, we started production of scroll type chucks for the Japanese market before anyone else. We also developed the first fully mechanical Die Changing System. Our efforts to create something new for the world of manufacturing will never end. Teikoku and Forkardt are both aimed at designing and manufacturing high precision power chucks utilizing the very good relationship between our companies.
Established in 1923, Forkardt has been one of the industrys leading innovators. For example, Forkardt pioneering ideas include the use of centrifugal force and automatic chuck lubrication. Forkardt also produced the first commercially acceptable design for indexing chucks, the first viable energy sources for high-performance power chucking systems and the first accurate and reliable force measurement systems.
For over 75 years Buck Chuck has engineered and built the finest Workholding products in the World. In 2004 Buck Chuck became part of the ITW/ Workholding Group of companies, serving the Workholding Market Worldwide offering a complete line of High Quality Workholding.