Press Release Summary:
Featuring same bolt pattern as proprietary 4 in. chucks, allowing interchangeability, 5C collet chuck uses standard air feed tubes, wet or dry. All components are hardened and ground to 58/63 RC, and all diameters are ground within 1/10,000 TIR. Product uses standard 5C collets and also accepts 5C expanding collets. Operating speeds are rated to exceed 8,000 rpm.
Original Press Release:
Introducing an All New Collet Chuck
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. Super precision workholding chucks by Northfield have added a special customized collet chuck to it's extensive line of air & diaphragm chucks.
Introducing Northfield's new 5C collet chuck. This chuck is interchangeable with our standard 4 inch chucks. This air actuated collet chuck uses Northfield's standard air feed tubes (wet or dry). Featuring the same bolt pattern as Northfield standard 4" inch. chucks. All components are hardened and ground to 58/63 R.C. All diameters are ground within 1/10,000 T.I.R. and uses standard 5C collets. Our special workholding collet chuck also accepts 5C expanding collets & can run at speeds over 8,000 rpm. Specially designed & engineered for a leading manufacture of the jewelry industry.
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 Portugese.
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.