Heimatec offers a line of 1:4 speed multipliers to its lineup of driven tool holders. Styles range to a maximum speed of 24,000 rpm. Models are available as axial or radial drilling and milling heads, with external or internal coolant design. According to Heimatec, mounting configurations are available for virtually any machine tool turret setup, including VDI, BMT and more.
Editor PickCan't Cut it if you Can't Hold it
Read an article we published that speaks to the changes that many shops are experiencing when dealing with the trend toward low volume/high mix jobs and the increasing need for precision workholding.