taper shank

taper shank

[′tā·pər ‚shaŋk]
(design engineering)
A cone-shaped part on a tool that fits into a tapered sleeve on a driving member.
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The wear marks at the gage line (large end) of the taper shank are normally 1/4" to 1/2" in length and look as if the holders were fretted (an unusual wear pattern).
To operate the probe, compressed air is introduced into the touch probe via the taper shank, and powers a turbine wheel inside the touch probe.
The system offers simultaneous dual contact between the machine spindle face, tool holder flange face, machine spindle taper and tool holder taper shank. Big Plus also features stationary tool holders that have drive keys according to Mori Seiki tolerances and specifications.
The Renscan 5P2-1 scanning probe mounts in the spindle using a standard EAT taper shank.
The A030 Taper Shank Drill features a new proprietary designed Continuously Thinned Web--CTW.
Taper Check is a testing system designed to quickly inspect toolholder taper shank wear without interrupting production.