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As a manufacturing company we understand the time it takes to change out vise jaws. Time is money, and every second you waste switching these is time you could be using to finish your project. Quit wasting valuable time changing out vise jaws for your next project. With the Winn Speed Lock Vise you can easily change out your vise jaws in as little as 30 seconds! Stay tuned with our blog to receive all the latest news!
Machining an Aluminum Sand Casting Project Here at Winn Mfg. we have been machining an aluminum sand casting project for a couple of years that has good volume. The project averages about 19,000 parts per year with three different castings and a total of six different...read more
Old School problem solving - when the Internet is not enough. I had questions recently about a couple of projects here at Winn Mfg. I needed to do the calculations to come up with the developed length for a bending job that I am sending out, because Winn Mfg. doesn't...read more
Building Something Cool Video | Winn Speedlock 6" Vise Comparison Recently I found Dale Derry's YouTube Channel called "Building Something Cool". Dale's YouTube Channel has instructional videos dealing with Machine Shop skills. He also does product evaluations for...read more
Recently, my company Winn Mfg., a CNC machine shop, had to turn down a project from one of our good customers. It wasn't because we didn't have the expertise or capability of machining the parts or that we wouldn't have made a good profit on the job. It was that the...read more
The Winn Speed Lock 6" Vise has been on the market since January of 2014. The Winn Speed Lock 6" Vise includes a vise handle, one set of hardened vise jaws, one set of aluminum vise jaws and 12 sets of round nuts to holds the jaws to the vise. A 6" Vise Quality and...read more
Winn Manufacturing Adds an A55 Leblond Makino CNC Winn Manufacturing has added another piece of equipment to it's varied group of CNC machinery. In July of this year we took delivery of a Model A55 Leblond Makino CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled) Horizontal...read more
Cleaning a 6" Machine Vise | Another Way the Winn Speedlock Vise Saves Time and Money I recently displayed the Winn Speed Lock 6" Vise at an open house that was held at a college machine shop used by the engineering students. Before I get too far into this, I have to...read more
Comparing the Winn Speed Lock Vise to the Kurt Vise Since coming out with the Winn Speed Lock 6" Vise a few years ago, I am asked on a regular basis how the Winn Speedlock compares to the Kurt vises. To begin with Kurt makes an excellent product and has for a long...read more
At Winn Speed Lock we have a 1997 Kitamura Mycenter 3 vertical machining center with a pallet changer. We use to produce some of the parts for the Speed Lock 6" vise with the integrated quick change jaw system. We purchased this CNC machining center used in 2004....read more
Recently at Winn Mfg. we received an order for two different rope sheaves made from MDS Nylon. The machining for these parts was done on two of our CNC lathes. These particular parts were a little different from the type of sheave we normally do, in that the grooves...read more