Collet Chucks feature air-activated design.
July 1, 2011 -
Interchangeable with 4 in. chucks, 5C Collet Chucks utilize standard wet or dry air feed tubes with same bolt pattern as 4 in. models. All components are hardened and ground to 58/63 R.C. and all diameters are ground within 1/10,000 T.I.R. Utilizing standard 5C collets as well as 5C expanding collets, chucks run at speeds in excess of 8,000 rpm.
Original Press release
Northfield Precision Instrument Corp.
4400 Austin Blvd., P.O. Box 550
Island Park, NY, 11558
Introducing a Special Line of Air Activated Collet Chucks
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of precision workholding air and diaphragm chucks. Northfield manufactures precision air chucks with a guarantee of accuracy within millionths. We have come to be the precision workholding source for air & diaphragm chucks with workholding leadership in accuracy, reliability, repeatability, concentricity, productivity and customer service. Northfield has introduced a full line of standard Collet Chucks. We also offer Collet Chucks to your custom specifications.
Announcing a our new 5C collet chuck which is interchangeable with our standard 4 inch chucks. This line of chucks is air actuated and uses Northfields standard air feed tubes (wet or dry) with the same bolt pattern as our standard 4 inch models. All componenets hardened and ground to 58/63 R.C. All diameters ground within 1/10,000 T.I.R. and uses standard 5C collets. They also accepts 5C expanding collets and can run at speeds in excess of 8,000 rpm.
The world's most accurate air and diaphragm chucks for any lathe, boring machine or grinder or VMC. Models include through-hole, high-speed and quick-change chucks. Available in SAE or metric, in chuck sizes from 3" (76mm) to 18" (457mm). Accuracies of 0.001" to 0.00001" (0.254m) guaranteed. Manufacturing applications for air & diaphragm chucks include, but are not limited to, turning, grinding, boring, milling, measuring, inspection, material handling, robotics, CNC, EDM. All machines - rotating, stationary, vertical, horizontal. Universal workholding - internal, external, thin-wall, rigid.
One competitive price for complete workholding system including chuck, top jaws, custom made air tube assembly, rotary joint, hoses, operating valve and accessory kit. No hidden extras. We welcome your global inquiries and offer our website in multi languages to include German, French, Spanish, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese.
Custom workholding chucks, jaws and fixtures are available and FREE engineering and technical assistance is offered. Contact Northfield Precision Instrument Corp., 4400 Austin Blvd., P. O. Box 550, Island Park, NY 11558-0550.