Trusted Workholding Leader
KITAGAWA Workholding Solutions – The Most Trusted Workholding Brand for Over 75 years.
Kitagawa – NorthTech offers the highest level of quality and versatility in custom design and manufacturing of high performance workholding solutions for CNC lathe and turning centers.
As a world leader in workholding solutions, the majority of major lathe manufacturers choose Kitagawa – NorthTech solutions as original equipment. Kitagawa – NorthTech delivers comprehensive product offerings including standard three-jaw chucks, quick change chucks, custom engineered workholding solutions, super large bore chucks, steady rests and more!
KITAGAWA has a Rich Heritage Dating Back to 1937
In this video learn about the impressive history of Kitagawa dating back to the early 1900s when the company was officially formed in Hiroshima, Japan. The company is presently led by Mr. Yuji Kitagawa, President, Kitagawa Iron Works.
It also provides an overview of standard and advanced chucks, fixtures, custom engineered workholding systems, repair and build services for cylinders, rotary tables and chucks.
NEW Tri-Kote™ Lubricant Video Demonstrates 60% More Gripping Force Over Standard Grease
In this video see for yourself the incredible performance of Tri-Kote lubricant for power chucks. In a side-by-side, gripping force test comparisons, Tri-Kote delivered more than 60% gripping force versus standard, off-the-shelf grease. Also learn about recommended proper maintenance and lubrication procedures for non-sealed chucks. READ MORE!
Got Problems? Talk to ANSWERMAN!
ANSWERMAN is our dedicated online resource available to help customers solve workholding problems. ANSWERMAN can be reached at email@example.com to answer your workholding questions, requests and challenges.
New Solutions & Services
DIGITAL GRIP FORCE ANALYZER SOFTWARE AND KIT MAKES ANALYZING AND TESTING WORKHOLDING GRIP FORCE EASY
Improper gripping force and parts slipping in the chuck reduces cycle times, productivity and profits and causes safety issues. The Digital Grip Force Analyzer software and kit allows users to accurately and quickly analyze and measure grip force performance of their CNC lathes and turning centers via a PC. Read More!
Lights Out Un-Attended Over-Night Machining of Parts in Low Volumes
Revolutionizing Automation with Kitagawa’s AJPS for Parts Machining.
In conjunction with Quick Change capable Kitagawa Promano Grippers, AJPS provides seamless flexibility in a Robot tended machining environment by allowing the cell to run many different parts in low volumes consecutively, congruently and un-attended.
Kitagawa NorthTech Mexico Operation Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony & Event at New Facility in Querétaro, Mexico
The new Kitagawa NorthTech Mexico facility was created to better support local area customers with a dedicated sales and customer support team to serve their unique machining and Workholding requirements in Mexico. The company also plans at some time in the future to warehouse and inventory Kitagawa workholding products to further support local customers. To commemorate the grand opening of the facility for local customers, Kitagawa NorthTech Mexico hosted a two event in April consisting of presentations, entertainment, and celebrations as well as a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony. For more information about Kitagawa NorthTech Mexico, please call 52 (442) 161 00 79.
2017 Trade Events & Conferences Schedule
Come See Kitagawa NorthTech and their workholding solutions and services at these upcoming events, conferences and shows:
North West Machine Tool Show
Portland,OR, USA – 4/11 – 4/14, 2017
Columbus, OH, USA – 4/24 – 4/28, 2017
Springfield, MA, USA – 5/14 – 5/19, 2017
Edmonton, AB – 6/6 – 6/8, 2017
Ontario, Canada – 9/25 – 9/28, 2017
Charlotte, NC, USA – 10/23 – 10/27, 2017
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