Safety Air Reservoir Tank

Contact Details

Northfield Precision Instrument Corp.
4400 Austin Blvd.
Island Park
United States
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April 14,2016

Northfield Precision Instrument Corp. introduces its new safety air reservoir tank. Its purpose is to feed an air chuck with a reserved air supply should you encounter a loss of shop air. This system can keep a chuck in the clamped position for up to 20 minutes, depending on conditions.

The system includes a check valve, a filter-regulator unit, and a 3-gallon air tank with a safe operating pressure of up to 150 psi; unit is burst tested up to 300 psi.

Related Glossary Terms

  • 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.

  • feed


    Rate of change of position of the tool as a whole, relative to the workpiece while cutting.

  • shop air

    shop air

    Pressurized air system that cools the workpiece and tool when machining dry. Also refers to central pneumatic system.