EKA CNC offers wide range of LM guideways from various international brands including Hiwin, THK, PMI (AMP) and Rexroth. All these international brands are originated in Taiwan, Germany, Korean, Japan.

Collet and Tools: Maintenance

To insure proper performance of your toolholders, overall cleanliness of toolholder, collet pocket, collet, and nut must be maintained. It’s important to remember that all these components are manufactured to perform within tolerances of ten-thousandths (.0001”) of an inch.

Any dirt, dust, oil, chips, or other contaminant left on the spindle, taper, flange, collet, collet pocket, or nut can cause poor T.I.R. (runout) leading to premature wear of cutting tool, toolholder, and spindle mouth.

We recommend a regular preventive maintenance program be implemented in your shop to protect your investment in cutting tools, toolholders, and collets, and reduce scrap.

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