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Various Components of Jigs and Fixtures Explained

Components of Jigs and Fixtures The following are the components of jigs and fixtures: (a) Base. The base is solid in construction. It is the heavier part in jig and fixture. The base is provided with tenons for easy alignment of jig and fixture. The tenons go in to the slot of the machine table and it avoids lateral movement under cutting pressure. (b) Body. The body of a jig or fixture depends upon the components to be held. The body is manufactured by machining, forging and casting methods. (c) Guide Pin. These are hardened pins used to set the…