Q+ System

April 01, 2010

Rego-Fix, a Certified Capto manufacturer, now offers its Q+ system Capto toolholders. Manufactured using new measuring and grinding systems, Rego-Fix's Capto line provides precision and accuracy, according to the company. Rego-Fix Capto is available in the company's extensive ER toolholder line, as well as its powRgrip collet system. The toolholders are balanced by design to G 2.5 at 25,000 rpm, making them ideal for high-speed cutting and high-performance cutting applications. Additionally, Type-H toolholders are ready to accept Hi-Q balancing rings, which allow precision balancing of the system up to 80,000 rpm.

Related Glossary Terms

  • collet

    collet

    Flexible-sided device that secures a tool or workpiece. Similar in function to a chuck, but can accommodate only a narrow size range. Typically provides greater gripping force and precision than a chuck. See chuck.

  • grinding

    grinding

    Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.

  • toolholder

    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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