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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of using reduction sleeves?

Reduction sleeves allow you to adapt larger bore tool holders to fit smaller diameter tools. This increases the versatility of your tooling inventory and saves costs.

How do I request a full online catalog?

You can request our full online catalog by visiting the ‘Catalog Request’ section on our website or by contacting our customer service.

How do I choose the right live tool holder for my machine?

The right live tool holder depends on various factors such as the machine model, the type of operation you’re performing, and the tooling you’ll be using. Our customer service team can help guide you in making the right choice.

What is the advantage of using iSwiss collets over standard collets?

iSwiss collets are designed with precision engineering to ensure maximum grip and concentricity. This results in less tool wear and better surface finishes on your parts.

What is a bar feed collet?

A Bar Feed Collet helps reduce vibration and keep the bar stock centerline for concentric re-gripping after being advanced by the feeder.

What is a guide bushing?

A Guide Bushing Collet provides guidance and stability to bar stock.

What is a dead length collet?

A Dead Length Collet helps avoid material/part movement during the closing operation.

What is a Swiss Collet?

A Collet is a type of chuck that holds firmly either a workpiece or a tool. Swiss Collets are specifically made for high precision CNC manufacturing on Swiss style machines or lathes, which produce extremely small parts quickly and accurately.