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collet

[käl·ət]
(design engineering)
A split, coned sleeve to hold small, circular tools or work in the nose of a lathe or other type of machine.
(engineering)
The glass neck remaining on a bottle after it is taken off the glass-blowing iron.
Pieces of glass, ordinarily discarded, that are added to a batch of glass. Also spelled cullet.
(horology)
A small, friction-tight collar on a balance staff which holds the inner end of a balance spring.
(lapidary)
The small, horizontal face at the bottom of a brilliant-cut gemstone.
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Be certain that the strikes have not dislodged the collet from the cartridge case rim.
ID gripping pickoff collets may be the solution for parts with delicate outside threading or a thin wall, and may eliminate the time and cost involved with second operations.
In the intervening years it has grown to become the second largest collet and feeder manufacturer in Britain, exporting worldwide with markets in Australia, South Africa and the Middle East.
Collets ordered with serrations can add additional gripping power to prevent push-back and radial slipping.
Common issues with router bits include: breaking, heat, bad collets, and improper feed rates and tool speeds.
Faster changeover than standard collets and more flexible than master collets and pads, the Hardinge HQC quick-change collet systems offer long life, can accommodate bar stock variation, and provide the opportunity for increased spindle speeds.
Nine tooling experts tell Wood & Wood Products: Clean collets, and proper feed rates and spindle speeds mean better tooling performance and longer life.
Interchangeable collets are available from 1/8" up to 1", including metric sizes, and will hold both carbide and HSS tools.
Ask Ben Froehlich about his preference for collets, and he'll be happy to run down their advantages over chucks.
The HQC Quick-Change Collet Systems provide faster changeover than standard collets and more flexibility than master collets and pads.
A tool holder and rotary table indexer product catalog features 20 different tool holder products with illustrations, descriptions, specifications, and part numbers for the HPI V Flange and HSK HMC Milling Chucks, HMX Collet Chucks, HSX Collet Chucks, ER Collet Chucks, D3 Dynamic Dual Drive Collet Chucks, HTG Collet Chucks, NDC Integral Drill Chucks, HFD Shell Mill Holders, HPZ Rigid Tap & Collet Chucks, HMA Morse Taper Adapters, HJT Drill Chuck Adapters, HSB Stub Arbors, and a full complement of MC, VX, TG, and ER collets.
The main spindle features a 5C, 1-1/16" bar capacity, using a range of interchangeable workholding devices such as collets, jaw chucks, step chucks, expanding arbors, and other types.