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Machined from solid, aircraft-quality aluminum with hardened steel bushings, 1C collet closer measures 1Â½ in. square with Â¼ 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 is suited for machining medical devices, fuel injectors, and computer components.
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Lexair, Inc. Introduces 1C Mini-Collet Closer, Designed Specially For Miniature Workholding
LEXINGTON, KY (June 7, 2005) - Lexair, Inc. introduces its new 1C Mini-Collet Closer, the smallest the company has ever produced, which is designed specially for miniature workholding applications. Rounding out Lexair's complete line of precision air and hydraulic collet workholding systems, the 1C collet closer is 1½" square with a ¼" diameter capacity and features fixed length collet clamping. The economically-priced 1C can be used as a single unit or in multiple configurations either horizontally or vertically, and can be activated by air or hydraulic pressure if more clamping is needed. The 1C pneumatic collet closer is precision machined from solid, aircraft-quality aluminum with hardened steel bushings to provide long-lasting, worry-free service. The new mini-collet closer can be mounted on vertical machining centers or CNC drilling and tapping machines and is ideal for applications machining miniature parts, especially medical devices, fuel injectors and computer components, said Steve Breslin, Lexair's national sales manager. The 1C mini-collet closer was added to the product line to meet increasing customer demand for smaller collet closers to manufacture miniature parts. It enhances Lexair's complete line of high quality air and hydraulic collet closers, Breslin said. Lexair is a manufacturer and marketer of heavy duty, precision hydrodynamic bar feed systems; magazine style short bar loaders; fixed length, direct mount and wrench-operated collet chucks; collet workholding systems, and CNC bar pullers. For more information about how the new mini-collet closers can solve your miniature workholding challenges, contact Lexair, Inc., 2025 Mercer Road, Lexington, KY 40511, (859) 255-5001, FAX (859) 255-6656, www.LexairInc.com. Contact: