Air Reservoir Tank keeps chucks clamped in case of supply loss.

Press Release Summary:

Used to feed air chuck with reserved air supply upon loss of shop air supply, safety air reservoir tank can keep chuck in clamped position for up to 20 min (depending on conditions). Unit includes check valve, filter-regulator unit, and 3 gal air tank with safe operating pressure of up to 150 psi (burst tested to 300 psi).

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Island Park, NY – Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation, a leader in the design and manufacture of precision workholding chucks, introduces their new safety air reservoir tank.

Its purpose is to feed an air chuck with a reserved air supply should you encounter a loss of shop air. This system can keep your chuck in the clamped position for up to 20 minutes (depending on conditions). The system includes a check valve, a filter-regulator unit, and a three gallon air tank with a safe operating pressure of up to 150 psi; unit is burst tested up to 300 psi.

Northfield Precision Instrument designs and manufactures the world’s most accurate air chucks for any lathe, boring machine, grinder or VMC. Models include through-hole, high-speed and quick-change. Chucks are available in SAE or metric, in sizes from 3” (76mm) to 18” (457mm). Accuracies of 0.001” to 0.00001” (0.254m) are guaranteed. Custom workholding chucks and jaws are available and FREE engineering assistance is offered.

For more information, please contact Northfield Precision Instrument Corp.

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