live center

live center

[′līv ′sen·tər]
(mechanical engineering)
A lathe center that fits into the headstock spindle.
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The catalog contains product specifications, CAD drawings, and pricing for a complete line of live centers, CNC collet chucks, quick-change power chucks, CNC bar pullers, and deburring tools.