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Base Holder accepts standard CAPTO/PSC adapters.

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December 12, 2013 - Available for bolt-on and VDI-style turrets, EXSYS/EPPINGER CAPTO Base Holder accommodates fixed and rotary tools, and accepts all standard CAPTO/PSC adapters. Cone-style shape adds to precision and stiffness, while built-in release mechanism on outer diameter of spindle provides operator accessibility and makes it possible to lock/unlock CAPTO adapters with Allen key. In addition, automatic ejection of CAPTO adapters ensures quick tool exchanges.

EXSYS Tool, Inc.

11654 Corporate Lake Blvd., San Antonio, FL, 33576, USA

Original Press Release

EXSYS Tool, Inc. Releases World's Smallest CAPTO Interface

Press release date: December 4, 2013

New EPPINGER base holder accepts all standard CAPTO/PSC adapters

SAN ANTONIO, Fla., – EXSYS Tool, Inc. recently introduced the EPPINGER CAPTO base holder, referring to it as the world’s smallest CAPTO interface with the fastest tool changeover times for enhancing efficiency and productivity in CNC turning operations.  

When compared to traditional designs, the compact size of the EXSYS/EPPINGER CAPTO base holder provides more space for machining larger workpieces as well as offers improved torque transmission and rigidity for increased tool accuracy. The interface’s cone-style shape further adds to the solution’s high precision and stiffness.  

A special built-in release mechanism on the outer diameter of the EXSYS/EPPINGER CAPTO base holder’s spindle provides optimal operator accessibility as well as makes it easy to lock and unlock the CAPTO adapters with a small Allen key for fast and virtually effortless tool changes. The automatic ejection of the CAPTO adapters also guarantees quick tool exchanges. 

Available for bolt-on and VDI-style turrets, the EPPINGER/EXSYS CAPTO base holder accommodates fixed and rotary tools, including the EXSYS/EPPINGER PRECI-FLEX® system, and accepts all standard CAPTO/PSC adapters. In fact, the same CAPTO adapters used in milling applications will now work in turning operations thanks to the versatility of the solution.  

According to Scott Leitch, a representative for EXSYS Tool, Inc., for decades the EPPINGER name has been synonymous with innovation, precision and reliability, and its new CAPTO interface maintains the brand’s premium legacy. “With the product’s superb rigidity, short tool changeover times and high accuracy, users will definitely experience enhanced productivity, profitability and an overall better machined component.”    

About EXSYS Tool, Inc.
Founded in 1987, EXSYS Tool, Inc. provides high-precision rotary and static-fixed tool holder solutions for CNC turning centers. The company is the exclusive importer of German-made EPPINGER tooling, including the revolutionary PRECI-FLEX® adapter system for lathe tooling changeovers. With headquarters near Tampa, Fla., and support offices in California, Canada and Mexico, EXSYS is able to effectively offer more than 22,000 different types of tool holders, gold standard tooling repair and applications expertise to manufacturers throughout North America. For more information on EXSYS Tool, Inc.'s products and services, please contact Scott Leitch at sleitch@exsys-tool.com  or visit www.exsys-tool.com.

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