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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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The disadvantages of hydro chucks is their initial cost, which is typically two to three times that of standard collet chucks.
Mr Perry said: "We are developing a new type of spinning lathe and a new type of collet and are always thinking about other new products.
Your doctor will be able to determine if a black collet and collet nut was used when the device was implanted.
These special collets mean that no modifications are needed to weld heads, and with Orbimatic's unique Quick Fit Collets a standard weld head can be adapted to weld pulled tees within minutes.
Then the part is slipped on a Sure-Grip expanding collet in the Hardinge DD300 Rotary System for machining on a Bridgeport XR 1000.
Nine tooling experts tell Wood & Wood Products: Clean collets, and proper feed rates and spindle speeds mean better tooling performance and longer life.
In addition, the easy-to-use Moto-Tool comes complete with added features like a quick change collet nut for instant changing of accessory bits up to 1/8" diameter.
Chucking forces are higher than jaw chucks and even higher than solid standard and master collets.
It depends a lot on the feeds and speeds, and the condition of the machine and collets if running on a CNC router," he says.
The CoroGrip pencil collets are capable of reaching into deep cavities and pockets, and machining challenging areas without compromising part accuracy, part repeatability, or stability.
FDC Collets are available from stock in sizes ranging from 0.
The new single piece design also eliminates mismatch of collets and collet bodies.