The expanding collet is
inserted into the spindle of your machine and it's
threaded draw bar until the 5c or 16c taper seats. The
conventional movement of the draw bar will expand and
release the clamping member.".
taper on the collet, once seated, on dead length collets
there will be no variation of work part length if i.d.
varies. The expanding collet may be removed and
replaced in a machine without affecting its accuracy as
with any standard collet. The expanding collet can
operate with the spindle moving.
Expanding collets may be transferred to any machine
using standard 5C, 16C, 3J, B40,or B60 collets.
Therefore, it may be switched from machine to machine
for use in turning, grinding, machining, drilling,
milling, etc., saving valuable time.