Custom Submersible Chucks for Wire EDM
Northfield Precision Instrument produces custom, submersible chucks for use in wire EDM environments.
Northfield Precision Instrument produces custom, submersible chucks for use in wire EDM environments. The chucks have non-stainless steel wetted components and are coated with a thin, dense layer of hard chrome for protection against corrosion. The company guarantees accuracies of 0.001" to 0.00001" (0.0254 to 0.000254 mm).
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