Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools
Manual Lathe Chucks offer adjustability and force control.
Press Release Summary:
March 5, 2014 - Available in diameters from 2.9–49.2 in. with full range of clamping jaw options, Models ZG and ZS include control edges that allow for on-machine scroll adjustments. Safety adapters let users set and control clamping force via torque wrench, which makes machining deformation-sensitive workpieces more efficient. Located at upper edges of chucks, spray water rims redirect cutting fluids away from machine spindles to help prevent contamination and maximize working lives.
Original Press Release
Röhm Enhances Manual Lathe Chucks
Press release date: February 25, 2014
New ZG and ZS models deliver adjustability, force control and spindle protection
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — The ZG and ZS manual lathe chucks from Röhm Products of America feature enhanced designs that include control edges for adjustability, safety adapters to regulate force and spray water rims that protect machine tool spindles.
The control edges on the chuck bodies allow for fast and simple on-machine scroll adjustments. The new safety adapters on the chucks let users easily set and control clamping force via a torque wrench – a capability especially beneficial when machining deformation-sensitive workpieces. Located at the upper edges of the chucks, the spray water rims redirect cutting fluids away from machine spindles to help prevent contamination and increase their working lives.
The ZG and ZS manual chucks are available in diameters from 2.9” to 49.2”, as well as with a full range of clamping jaw options for all machining requirements. Users can also choose between the Basic (steel body drop forged) and Economy (vibration-damping special cast iron body) chuck versions.
About Röhm Products of America
Headquartered in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Röhm Products of America, a division of the Röhm Group, has been a leading provider of high-quality clamping and gripping technology to the North American metalworking industry since 1978. The company’s broad and powerful product portfolio encompasses drill chucks, live centers, lathe chucks, vices, automation technology, power chuck technology, mandrels, tool clamping systems and customized solutions for turning, milling, drilling and grinding applications. The company also takes pride in providing world-class support and services to ensure trouble-free machining processes for its customers within the aerospace, automotive, energy, engineering, micro technology and rail vehicle manufacturing sectors. For more information, please visit www.rohm-products.com.