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shrink fit

[′shriŋk ‚fit]
(design engineering)
A tight interference fit between mating parts made by shrinking-on, that is, by heating the outer member to expand the bore for easy assembly and then cooling so that the outer member contracts.
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Thin layers occur, for example, in the form of various bandages [1], contact resistances (of thermal origin) play a significant role in different shrink fits [2] and devices for a number of industrial purposes [3].
Shrink fit systems achieve extreme accuracy by utilizing expansion and contraction to clamp the tool.
Seco-Carboloy introduced its Graflex NanoBore fine boring tools, an expanded range of Combimaster integral shank milling cutters and heads, and its EasyShrink 10 thermal induction-heating shrink fit system.
Shrink fit extensions are used with most types of tool holders including: collet chucks, shrink-fit holders, hydraulic chucks, milling chucks, end mill holders, among others.
ThermoLock Shrink Fit toolholders offer 360-degree concentric gripping power.
Shrink Fit tool holders are designed to offer high clamping forces, low runout and a small nose diameter to reduce clearance issues.
Look at non-traditional tooling systems like Shrink Fit and Ultra-Precision Collet Chucks.
This is a high performance tool holding system that replaces conventional systems, such as hydraulic holders or shrink fit holders, and includes a holder, collet, and mini-press that generate six tons of force.
The shrink fit concept has the effect of making the tool and holder behave as a single solid unit.
The system can also be used to measure and preset all tools included in the tool management system not just the shrink fit ones.
PowRgrip replaces hydraulic holders or shrink fit holders and are "balanced-by-reduces design," which wear and tear on the machine spindle.
ER collet spindle is standard and shrink fit and quick-change are available.