expansion sleeve

expansion sleeve

A pipe sleeve which permits movement of the element that it houses.
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Tendo hydraulic chucks feature an internal piston that pressurizes hydraulic fluid into a cavity surrounding a steel expansion sleeve. The high pressure uniformly forces the sleeve around the cutting tool shank, holding the tool concentrically.