Shop Ingenuity: A Dream Come True

Published Date
April 14,2017 - 09:15:am

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.

  • clearance

    clearance

    Space provided behind a tool’s land or relief to prevent rubbing and subsequent premature deterioration of the tool. See land; relief.

Ray Tejeda, who owns Dream Tools Inc., talks about the motivation behind his patent-pending Dream Chuck Stop in the third episode of Cutting Tool Engineering's Shop Ingenuity video series. Tejeda demonstrates how his chuck stop provides clearance for cutting tools to machine through a part.

Learn more about the Dream Chuck Stop in CTE's product news section.