Index Punch Broach Holder Series

March 22, 2016

Hassay Savage Co. has introduced a new, precision index punch broach holder series for Swiss-style machining centers. Precision made of 17-4 stainless, this holder will provide strength, rigidity and accuracy for all punch and index broaches with a shank size of 8mm, according to the company. The holder is available in five shank sizes: 0.625”, 0.750”, 20mm, 22mm and 1.00”.

Related Glossary Terms

  • broach


    Tapered tool, with a series of teeth of increasing length, that is pushed or pulled into a workpiece, successively removing small amounts of metal to enlarge a hole, slot or other opening to final size.

  • centers


    Cone-shaped pins that support a workpiece by one or two ends during machining. The centers fit into holes drilled in the workpiece ends. Centers that turn with the workpiece are called “live” centers; those that do not are called “dead” centers.

  • shank


    Main body of a tool; the portion of a drill or similar end-held tool that fits into a collet, chuck or similar mounting device.


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