ID pickoff collet for Euroturn, Gildemeister and Tornos Deco

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ID pickoff collet for Euroturn, Gildemeister and Tornos Deco

TF25 Swiss Pickoff Colletfor internal gripping of threaded or thin-wall partsThis custom designed Swiss-style pickoffcollet is manufactured by Hardinge Inc. forCitizen 20mm machines and other brandscrew machines that use TF-25 subspindlecollets. Originally designed forBrookdale Associates (Agawam, Mass),this internal gripping solution played a keyrole in finalizing the sale of a Citizenmachine, according to Randy Nickerson,Applications Engineer and TrainingManager at Brookdale Associates. The jobinvolved picking off a very thin-walledpart from the main spindle for additionalback-turning and facing of the part. Thecustomer application incorporatedautomated loading of slugs into the mainTF25 Sub-spindle pickoffcollet shows customer’sworkpiece on expandinghead on left.spindle. They wanted to eliminate anysecond operation to finish this partcomplete with an unmanned operation,and would not accept any alterations tothe sub-spindle. Hardinge designed asolution to fit within the existing drawtube parameters without having toshorten the draw tube. Withoutalterations, the sub-spindle is still able tofunction within it’s normal capabilities torun other jobs.Randy commented that he depends onHardinge’s knowledge and expertise inthe industry for a reliable product that heand his customer can depend on. “Whenthe customer has an unusual orcomplicated process where there is roomfor something to go wrong, we turn toHardinge for the right solution,” statedRandy Nickerson.The TF-25 ID pickoff collet is applicationspecific and grips just one part, however itcould accommodate other similar jobs bychanging out the expanding head portionof the assembly. With a universal colletbody, Hardinge is able to quickly createvariations of expanding heads for othercustomer requirements for Citizen,Hardinge, Star, Tornos Deco and Tsugamisub-spindles that use TF-25 collets.Cutaway viewof collet constructionLet Hardinge quote an ID pickoff collet for your Swiss-style machine – fax us your dimensions:Company Name PhoneSample PartCapCollet BodySpringSpindleDimensions:A Cap I.D.ABExpandingColletCDECollet PlungerFBCDECap thru-holeSpindle Faceto CapStroke ClosedStroke Open(must remove collet sleeve to use)FSpindle I.D.Hardinge Inc. One Hardinge Drive | P.O. Box 1507 | Elmira, New York 14902-1507 USAUSA: 800-843-8801 or 607.378.4022 | Canada: 800-468-5946 | Fax: 607-734-3886To Order Online: www.hardingetooling.com | Corporate Homepage: www.hardinge.com | E-mail: info@hardingetooling.comAll specifications subject to change without notice. All marks indicated by ® and are trademarks of Hardinge Inc. T-341A • Litho in USA • ©Hardinge Inc. 2004


Sure-Grip ® Expanding Collet Assemblyfor EuroTurn OD Pick-off AttachmentEuroturn 6/32ID Pickoff Collet AssemblyPart #91X-0000-82-2323RStandard OD PickoffAttachment shown (left)with Hardinge ID Pick-offCollet Assembly (right).Economical Pick-off Collet Assembly designed as low-costalternative for Euroturn 6/32Euroturn 6/32 (42mm)ID Pickoff Collet AssemblyPart #94Z-2067-82-7292RGildemeister GM-32/GM-35ID Pickoff Collet AssemblyPart #94G-1732-82-7156RTornos DecoID Pickoff Collet AssemblyPart #91X-0000-82-2323RManth-Brownell Saves $40,655 –Increases Productivity and ImprovesAccuracy…Hardinge designed an ID Pickoff ColletAssembly as an alternative to purchasingthe machine tool builder’s ID PickoffAttachment and Kit. This allows thecustomer to change just the collet ratherthan the entire attachment, saving hoursof setup time. The ID Pick-off ColletAssembly with built-in part ejector isavailable for Euroturn, Gildemeister andTornos Deco’s standard OD pick-offattachments and is application specific.Call Hardinge with your machine subspindleinformation to get a quote on anID pickoff collet that could save youmoney! A few pre-engineered solutionsare shown to the right.Wes Skinner, President (right) of Manth-Brownell(Kirkville, NY), Cal Macomber, Director Sales &Marketing, (left) Hardinge WorkholdingHardinge MachineCOMPARE: Collet ID AttachmentAssembly & KitCost $2,995 $43,650Setup 15 minutes 8 hoursLength Control* .0002-.0003 .004-.006*finished part lengthHardinge Inc. One Hardinge Drive | P.O. Box 1507 | Elmira, New York 14902-1507 USAUSA: 800-843-8801 or 607.378.4022 | Canada: 800-468-5946 | Fax: 607-734-3886To Order Online: www.hardingetooling.com | Corporate Homepage: www.hardinge.com | E-mail: info@hardingetooling.comAll specifications subject to change without notice. All marks indicated by ® and are trademarks of Hardinge Inc. T-341A • Litho in USA • ©Hardinge Inc. 2004

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