QS Holding System for Sliding Head Machines

Originally titled 'High-Pressure Holding System Eliminates Need for External Coolant Lines'

The Sandvik Coromant QS high pressure holding system for sliding head machines has helped customers with reducing setup and tool-change time.

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The Sandvik Coromant QS high pressure holding system for sliding head machines is designed to reduce setup and tool-change time. The addition of high-pressure coolant toolholders offers a complete process improvement solution that reduces part run time and increwases tool life, the company says.

Small part machining of demanding, long-chipping materials can create chip-breaking issues. Sighted nozzles are designed to accurately deliver coolant from 145 psi to eliminate the need for external coolant lines, as well as improve chipbreaking and performance.The QS-HP holding system can be applied to existing machines and is well suited for small-part machining, the company says. 

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