Alignment locks built for long life

June 23, 2020
Progressive Components' Z-series bar locks can run 2 million cycles without showing wear.

Z-series bar locks These pre-lubricated, production-ready alignment locks from Progressive Components are designed for large injection molds and multi-plate sequencing tools for medical-parts and packaging manufacturing.

What’s new? Expanded offerings. Since its launch in 2014, the bar-lock portfolio has grown from four bars to eight, and from eight guides to 20; it also now includes a metric series. Customers can order them with custom dimensions.

Benefits Longevity and perfect mold alignment. According to the company, tests have revealed no perceptible wear after 2 million cycles.

Progressive Components Inc., Wauconda, Ill., 847-487-1000,