Workholding Air Chuck offers 6 jaw force settings.

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Able to mount on pallets as work is mechanized at different stations, Model 1000 3-Jaw Chuck is suited for lathes, milling machines, power, and specialty applications. Spring clamp unit features hardened and ground face plate with coolant grooves to flush dirt and chips away. Sub jaw holds pull-down inserts to pull workpiece into face or zero axial location, and, at end of cycle, air opens chuck for parts loader.

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Workholding Air Chucks With 6 Jaw Force Settings

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. Northfield introduces an enhanced air chuck with spring clamp and air open.

o Model 1000 newly enhanced air chuck can mount on pallets. These chucks are 3 jaw models for lathes, milling machines, power and specialty applications. Chuck is converted to spring clamp, air open. Springs are adjustable to give 6 different jaw force settings. This precision 3 jaw chuck has hardened & ground face plate with coolant grooves to flush dirt & chips away. Sub jaw hold special pull-down inserts to pull work piece into face or zero axial location. Chucks mount on pallets as work are mechanized at different stations. At end of cycle air opens chuck for parts loader.

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. Call Toll Free 1-800-810-2482 - Fax(516) 431-1928; or visit our website at

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