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Lexair, Inc.

2025 Mercer Rd., Lexington, KY, 40511, USA

  • 859-255-5001

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Lexair, Inc.

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wrench Operated Collet Chuck features 6 in. diameter capacity.

Oct 06, 2015

Operated via a t-handle chuck wrench, Model 16C features integral A2-5 nose to accommodate standard 16C collets up to 1,625 in., as well as bolt-on closing rings and ID mandrels. Product has flat back design and is concentrically adjustable for optimum accuracy. Collets are suited for use on hybrid CNC/manual teach lathes, and can also be used with variety of lathes, mills, grinders, indexers,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bar Feeder delivers multi-diameter stock versatility.

Jul 21, 2014

Multi Mini Rhinobar® facilitates multi-diameter bar stock processing via feedtube cartridge that automatically centers and feeds 3 sizes of small-diameter bar stock to Swiss-style CNC screw machines and sliding-head lathes. Cartridges sizes are 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.5 in., 0.25 x 0.5 x 0.75 in., and 0.375 x 0.5 x 0.635 in., and each 3-tube cartridge is enclosed in aluminum barrel. With... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vise Jaws provide unbreakable grip on just 3.5 mm of material.

Aug 22, 2013

Available in widths up to 8 in., SinterGrip Vise Jaws can clamp on as little as 2 mm of surface, enabling aggressive 5-axis machining of high-value medical and aerospace parts in single setup. Jaws use serrated, carbide inserts to penetrate workpiece edge to minimal, controlled depth and exert push-down force on part. Thin parts can be machined without deformation by clamping them at 6,600 lb... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bar Feeder handles up to 3 in. dia and 12 ft long material.

Jun 28, 2012

Accommodating metalworking requirements for unattended machining, hydrodynamic Rhinobar(TM) expands capabilities of lathes with integral spindle motors unable to support longer lengths of bar stock from magazine loader. Stable, heavy-duty unit has single-tube, muzzle-loading design that supports and feeds round, hexagonal, square, and asymmetric bar stock through lathe spindle. Pressurized oil... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Poppet Valves have integrated DIN style solenoids.

Dec 12, 2006

DIN style plug-in solenoid operators feature NEMA 4 electrical protection, dual function manual overrides, standard DIN 43650 Form A plug connections, and 232 psi pressure capability. Intrinsically safe version has Factory Mutual and CSA Approvals for hazardous location use, with 115 psi capability. Rated to 500 psi, main valve bodies are available in high ratio NC version from ¼-2 in., and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bar Feeder suits dedicated production jobs.

Jan 06, 2006

Designed for CNC lathes, RHINOBAR is available with tube sizes from ¼-2¾ in. in 1/8 in. increments, accommodating bar stock diameters from 1/8-2¾ in. and up to 12 ft long. Pedestals and barrel clamps prevent whip or spin of bar. Oil fills gap between bar stock and feed tube, acting as noise damping support. Ergonomically placed controls and safety interlock switch facilitate operation,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Collet Chuck is designed to handle larger bar stock.

Jan 03, 2006

Front-mounted Full Bore® Chuck has mechanical grip, air-release design that makes full spindle bore available to handle hex, round, and square bar stock. Air is only used to open chuck, and spring force holds workpiece while being machined. Clamping force, adjustable by tightening or loosening collet using spanner holes, is constant regardless of spindle speed. Offered in 9 models with... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Collet Closer holds parts up to 6 in. diameter.

Dec 12, 2005

Offered with threaded nose, 5C pull-back style collet closer accepts standard 5C collets up to 11/16 in. diameter, 5C step chucks for parts up to 6 in. diameter, and expanding nose 5C collets for ID holding. Operating at max of 150 psi air or 750 psi hydraulic, drawtube force is 7.5 x line pressure, yielding theoretical clamping force of 1,688 lb on air and 8,438 lb on hydraulic at max drawtube... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Servo Collet Chuck works with programmable barloaders.

Nov 11, 2005

With wedge design that provides optimal grip force regardless of rpm, Pull to Close Prodyne® Servo Collet Chuck maintains position of barstock against barloader pusher as chuck closes to eliminate need for turret stop for positioning. Along with concentricity adjustment capability, product incorporates fixed length collet design, tapered nose shape, and master collet that utilizes S style... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Hydraulic Collet Closer features 2.25 in. capacity.

Jul 18, 2005

Accepting standard 22J collets, 22J Collet Closer operates at 5,000 psi max for heavy-duty clamping in high-pressure applications. All-steel fixed length design keeps collet and part stable to maintain fixed height from part to part. Drawtube force is 1.9X line pressure, and precision-bored orientation holes in base facilitate alignment. Machine can be used in multiple configurations using... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Collet Closer is designed for miniature workholding.

Jun 24, 2005

Machined from solid, aircraft-quality aluminum with hardened steel bushings, 1C collet closer measures 1½ in. square with ¼ in. dia capacity. It can be used as single unit or in multiple configurations and is activated by air or hydraulic pressure. Featuring fixed length collet clamping, miniature closer can be mounted on vertical machining centers or CNC drilling and tapping machines and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Collet Chucks require no drawbar, cylinder, or closer.

Jun 06, 2005

Featuring universal flat back design, Wrench-Operated Collet Chucks can be operated manually with standard chuck key and are suited for workholding on lathes, mills, and grinders. Units are available in types 5C, 16C, 3J, and 22J, with respective workpiece capacities of 1 1/16, 1 5/8, 1¾, and 2¼ in. Concentricity is adjustable for optimum accuracy. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Collet Chuck eliminates tool interference problems.

May 20, 2005

ProDyne® Fixed Length Collet Chuck features quick change quarter turn collar system that enables setup changes to be performed in seconds. Compatible with machines using A-4, A-5, A-6, or A-8 spindle nose, product can be mounted using existing draw tube and actuator. Fixed length results in no drawback as collet closes. In typical applications, chuck offers TIR of .0005 in. and repeatability... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bar Feeder handles various sizes and shapes of bar stock.

Jan 06, 2005

By changing feed tube size, RHINOBAR can be customized for virtually any size bar stock. Tube sizes range from ¼-2¾ in. in 1/8 in. increments, accommodating bar stock diameters from 1/8-2¾ in., and up to 12 ft long. Pedestal and barrel clamps provide stability, preventing whip or spin of bar. Oil fills gap between bar stock and feed tube, acting as noise damping support. End-of-bar... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bar Feeder utilizes hydrodynamic forces for operation.

Dec 15, 2004

Mini-Rhinobar single-tube bar feeder is engineered for Swiss type CNC screw machines and small, fixed-head CNC lathes. Oil fills gap between bar stock and feed tube, acting as noise damping support. Oil flow and pressure are controlled with single valve, which also allows for accurate bar control and minimizes vibration. Mini-Rhinobar can be controlled from remote pendant for safe operation. Feed... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Collet Chuck suits lathes with programmable barloaders.

Sep 09, 2004

Prodyne® Servo Collet Chuck utilizes pull-to-close design that maintains position of barstock against barloader pusher as chuck closes, eliminating need for turret stop for positioning. Models S16, S20, S22, and S26 offer max bar capacity of 1.625, 2.000, 2.225, 2.625 in., respectively. Wedge design provides high grip force regardless of rpm. Features include concentricity adjustment... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Collet Closers hold parts up to 6 in. diameter.

May 12, 2004

Pull-back style collet closers, with A2-5 spindle nose, accept 16C collets up to 1 5/8 in., 16C step chucks up to 6 in. diameter, and expanding nose 16C collets for ID holding. Operating at maximum of 150 psi air or 400 psi hydraulic, drawtube force is 22.5 x line pressure, yielding theoretical clamping force of 5,062 lb on air and 13,750 lb on hydraulic at maximum drawtube force. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Poppet Valves are direct pilot or solenoid operated.

May 11, 2004

Available in ¾ and 1 in. normally closed configurations, 2-way poppet valves are suited for air, oil, water, or vacuum pressure applications with highly corrosive or ultra-pure liquid systems. Large poppet provides bubble-tight closure, even under low-pressure conditions. Featuring stainless steel body and internal parts, valves are rated 500 psi with Viton seals and brass/nickel plated pilot... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Collet Closer allows high-density part positioning.

Sep 10, 2003

High-pressure Tri-Grip 5C, measuring 3.31 x 3.5 x 8 in., saves space within machining-center work cube. It contains 3 hydraulically actuated collets on 2½ in. centers. With top-mounted collet-locking screw and side-mounted connector bushings for hydraulic plumbing, multiple closers can be mounted and operated flush to one another on all 4 sides. Unit operates at max hydraulic pressure of 5,000... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Collet Chuck supports large bar stock.

Nov 21, 2002

Full Bore® mechanical-grip, air-release, front-mounted collet chuck eliminates conventional draw tube and external actuator. Spring force holds workpiece while it is being machined, and part remains clamped even if air pressure is lost. Adjustable concentricity and dead-length positioning allow hex, round, and square bar feeding. Clamping force is constant regardless of spindle speed. Pads are... Read More

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