LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ABC’S OF CHUCKS AND WORKHOLDING: Types of Chucks Spindle Data Sheet Grip Force Maintenance Click here to download Chucks 101 – PDF FOR SAFE OPERATION SWITCH OFF power before setting, inspecting, lubricating or changing the chuck. Danger by catching of operator in a machine. Never operate selector valve and solenoid [...]
In this video learn about the impressive history of Kitagawa dating back to the early 1900s when the company was officially formed in Hiroshima, Japan. The company is presently led by Mr. Yuji Kitagawa, President, Kitagawa Iron Works. It also provides an overview of standard and advanced chucks, fixtures, custom engineered workholding systems, repair and [...]
In this video see for yourself the incredible performance of Tri-Kote lubricant for power chucks. In a side-by-side, gripping force test comparisons, Tri-Kote delivered more than 60% gripping force versus standard, off-the-shelf grease. Also learn about recommended proper maintenance and lubrication procedures for non-sealed chucks.