Vehicles & Automotive Industries

Hydra-Lock Serves

Transportation Industry Part Holding

With a foundation in Southeast Michigan dating back over 70 years, Hydra-Lock is a rock-solid partner of the automotive industry. While we have extensive experience working in this key market, in addition to automotive, many businesses in related vehicle industries rely on Hydra-Lock to meet Automotive Part & Work Holding demands.

  • Agricultural
  • Automotive
  • Heavy equipment
  • Small engines
  • Off-road
  • Rail
  • Recreational (motorcycles, ATVs, etc.)

We focus on three primary component types for which our part-holding and tool-holding technology excels in the vehicle industry:

  • Powertrain
  • Suspension
  • Chassis

A complete fixture requires engineering expertise throughout the entire process. We provide:

  • High-accuracy, multiple-part fixturing
  • Rigid holding for the extremes (>10 CPK)
  • Automated part load
  • Integral hydraulics
  • Radial part pre-orientation
  • Adjustable clamping forces
  • Ability to verify dynamic machine and tooling clearances
  • Quick-change sleeve assemblies for various part diameters and lengths
  • Machine-friendly and clean design to avoid chip build-up
  • Integral part-detection sensors