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Published: 2/27/2013

What's in a Name?
Despite the ER collet’s prevalence in the industry, its users are not necessarily familiar with its history.

Published: 10/19/2012

The Humble Pull Stud
I’ve said that the toolholder is the least appreciated element in many milling processes, but the pull stud (or retention knob) is perhaps the least appreciated component of the toolholder.

Published: 6/29/2012

Video: Understanding Toolholders
The toolholder is arguably the least appreciated element in a system for successful milling on a machining center. Watch a presentation for optimizing the interface between the cutting tool and the spindle.

Published: 12/20/2011

Video Shows How to Check Toolholder Runout
Here’s a video that explains how to check the runout on a collet chuck toolholder.

Published: 8/23/2011

Why the Y?
See how Y-axis toolholders enable Swiss-type lathes to realize better chip control.

Published: 7/8/2011

Care and Maintenance of Toolholders
Worn or damaged toolholders can reduce tool life, degrade workpiece surface finish or harm the machine tool spindle. A downloadable guide from Techniks explains what operators should look for when evaluating the condition of a collet and nut-style t...