The powRgrip PG system uses a toolholder and collet to generate a high clamping force while still maintaining a TIR of less than 0.0001". The company says it takes less than 10 seconds to press in a tool or remove it from the holder. Because no heat is used, tools can be used immediately after a tool change.
The system is especially useful for high-speed machining applications. In cycle testing, the system exceeded 20,000 insertions and removals.
Interchangeable collets are available from 1/8" to 1", including metric sizes, and will hold both carbide and HSS tools.
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This system allows shops to quickly transform the standard external-coolant live tooling heads on their turning machine turrets into those with through-tool-coolant capability.