No-Fly Zone

Author Charles M. Boyles
Published
May 01,2001 - 12:00pm

An effective chuck maintenance program clears the air of flying parts.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • chuck

    chuck

    Workholding device that affixes to a mill, lathe or drill-press spindle. It holds a tool or workpiece by one end, allowing it to be rotated. May also be fitted to the machine table to hold a workpiece. Two or more adjustable jaws actually hold the tool or part. May be actuated manually, pneumatically, hydraulically or electrically. See collet.

Author

Charles M. Boyles, CPE, is technical editor for Cutting Tool Engineering.