DMI series S chuck jaws from Dillon Manufacturing Inc. provide extended jaw lengths with heights from 1½" (38.1mm) to 10" (254mm). The long lengths enhance workpiece stability and enable multiple uses of the blank before it is consumed, according to the company. The jaws are made from 1018 steel, 4140 steel or 6061 aluminum and are available in all standard chuck mounting styles.
Related Glossary Terms
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.