Balancing Act

Author Norman Moak
October 01, 2001 - 12:00pm

A balanced toolholder is essential when high-speed machining.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • toolholder


    Secures a cutting tool during a machining operation. Basic types include block, cartridge, chuck, collet, fixed, modular, quick-change and rotating.


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