The Tendo family of hydraulic expansion toolholders from Schunk now comes in a super-slim version. The Tendo LSS has been optimized to keep interfering contours to a minimum. It can be used to access difficult parts of a workpiece and function in working areas where appliances create difficult conditions.
The toolholder’s radial rigidity has been designed to allow drilling, reaming and finish milling. It has a runout of less than 0.006 mm and features vibration damping that is said to improve the surface finish of the workpiece as well as extend tool life.
The toolholder is available for SK 40 mounting shanks and features a balancing quality of G 2.5 at 25,000 rpm for HSK-A63.
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