universal chuck


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universal chuck

[¦yü·nə¦vər·səl ′chək]
(engineering)
A self-centering chuck whose jaws move in unison when a scroll plate is rotated.
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Designed to bridge the gap between a universal chuck for billet/forging/casting applications and the bar machining capabilities of a collet chuck, the ROTA NCD eliminates the expense of purchasing both a 3 jaw power and collet chuck, while significantly reducing downtime associated with changing workpieces between the two operations.
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