Lexair, Inc.

2025 Mercer Road

Lexington, KY US

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Lexair Unload Pro

Subspindle Part Unloader Adjustable for Part Size, Safety
IMTS 2018: Lexair Inc.’s Unload Pro 80-1200 subspindle part unloader can handle unloading solid or tubing finished parts, ranging to 80 mm (3.15") diameter and ranging to 1.2 m (48") length.

Flex Grip closers

Closers Can Operate with M Code for Automated Applications
Lexair’s Flex Grip closers are designed for versatility and efficiency, boosting productivity for a variety of machining operations including five-axis, rotary indexing and stationary applications, according to the company.

Collet chuck

Collet Chucks Enable Full-Capacity Spindle Operation
The elimination of the drawtube on Lexair’s full-bore, fixed-length, self-contained collet chuck enables full-capacity spindle operation.

Shaft Unloading Via Second Lathe Spindle
PMTS 2017: Lexair Inc., North American importer for German lathe automation provider, Breuning Irco, offers expanded capabilities to enable fast part and shaft unloading via a CNC lathe’s second spindle.

Lexair 16C collet chuck

Concentrically-Adjustable Collet Chuck Provides 6" Capacity
Lexair’s 16C wrench-operated collet chuck has an integrated A2-5 nose to accommodate standard 16C collets ranging to 1.625", as well as bolt-on closing rings and ID mandrels.

Lexair Mini Rhinobar bar feeder

Bar Feeder Centers Barstock with Hydrodynamic Principle
Lexair’s Mini Rhinobar bar feeder automatically centers and feeds small-diameter barstock for Swiss-type CNC screw machines and small fixed- or sliding-head lathes.

 Lexair Flex-Grip stationary collet closer

Collet Closers Use Quick-Change, Vulcanized Collets
Lexair’s Flex-Grip stationary collet closers use quick-change, vulcanized collet heads and are hydraulically actuated with pressure-to-open, pressure-to-close (no springs) while holding the collet and part in a fixed position.

Studies at the University of Illinois

Holding The Center
Using a collet-type workholding system, a high-volume shop improves accuracy when machining round parts.

Short Bar Loader Helps Job Shop Meet Tolerance Specs And Throughput Goals
Maintaining high accuracy and repeatability in production parts requires precision workholding systems as well as precision machine tools. To help machine a particularly complex, high volume part, the company has installed magazine short bar load systems to complement production lathes.

Product Categories of Lexair, Inc.

Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Angle & Sub Plates
Arbors, Expandable Workholding
Bar Feed Mechanisms
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Jaw Type
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Self-Contained
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Collets for Workholding
Collets, Solid and Master
Fixturing Systems
Hydraulic & Pneumatic Equipment
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Mandrels
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Breuning IRCO
Collets
Direct Mount
Disconnect Handle
Fixed Length
Flex Grip
Full Bore
High Pressure Hydraulic
High Pressure Hydraulic Tri-Grip
Low Pressure Pneumatic
Low Pressure Pneumatic/Hydraulic
Mini Rhinobar
Multi-Mini
Pneumatic/Hydraulic Step Chucks
ProDyne Fixed Length for Index & C&J Style
ProDyne Servo
Standard Rhinobar
Stationary Collet Workholding
Systec
Top-Loc
Tri-Grip
Wrench Operated