Kitagawa NorthTech, manufacturer of Custom Engineered Chucks and Workholding, Heavy Duty Oil & Gas Chucks, Large VTL Chucks and Face Plates, Steady Rests, introduced their DKF Series of Low Profile, Collet Chucks. The DKF Low Profile Collet Chuck features a nose which is required when additional tool clearance is needed in tight work piece and machining environments.
Designed with a fixed actuation system, the DKF Quick-Change Compact Collet Chucks are engineered for first and second operation machining. The fixed length, Collet Chuck from Kitagawa NorthTech is designed for bar machining applications and are suitable for DC Varibore Collet types with gripping ranges from 4mm to 65mm. Finally, with its Collet Chuck tool, the DKF Series Collect Chuck promises changes within 10 seconds.
The DKF Series Collet Chucks are provided with mounting bolts and a custom-machined drawtube connector allowing you to start using it straight out of the box. collet chucks mount directly to the lathe spindle or use a precision adaptor plate to ensure a consistent mounting without the need for correction. The fit of the Kitagawa NorthTech’s DKF collet chuck enhances the rigidity of the overall system.