Parlec Announces Addition of New Automatic Tool Change Angle Heads

Rochester, NY - Parlec Inc., a worldwide leader in tooling and presetting solutions, is excited to announce the newest addition to its line of toolholders: Parlec by Gerardi Evolution Angle Heads. The automatic tool change (ATC) angle heads provide modular ability with interchangeable shanks and positioning pins, resulting in the option to use the angle heads on multiple machining centers despite different spindle types and sizes.

"We are excited about the addition of ATC angle heads to our toolholding line," said Dave Hartman, vice president and product manager of tooling systems at Parlec. "Parlec by Gerardi Angle Heads are an ideal solution for customers who face production challenges related to features inside a workpiece or secondary operation while retaining automatic tool change."

Parlec by Gerardi Evolution Angle Heads are constructed with a high resistance steel body treated to prevent corrosion and guarantee minimum heat expansions. Other features include ground bevel gears, heat dispersion design, and the possibility to add 150 PSI coolant through the output shaft.

"Parlec has long been recognized for its comprehensive selection of toolholding products," added Hartman. "We proud to add ATC to our range of solutions."

The angle heads will be manufactured in Italy. Parlec will be the sole supplier of ATC angle heads in the USA.

The new offering will be featured at the International Manufacturing Trade Show (IMTS), September 10-15 in Chicago, Il, booth number W-2300 at McComrick Place West.

Parlec, Inc., ( a worldwide leader in tooling and presetting solutions, offers more than 60 years of experience in CNC tooling innovation. Products include solutions for high performance toolholding, modular production boring, tapping, and tool measuring and inspection. Parlec's portfolio comprises more than 8,000 individual products - 98% of them manufactured in the USA at its Fairport, New York world headquarters. Parlec has more than 30 patented processes and technologies and offers unmatched levels of technology, quality, and support on a global basis with sales, engineering, manufacturing, and service throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

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Dave Hartman, Vice President, Engineering and Development and Product Manager - Tooling Systems, Parlec, Inc.,, 585.425.4400 x 7823

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