Techniks, Inc. offers a free, downloadable version of the Machinists Guide to Toolholder Maintenance in PDF form on the company’s website. The five-page guide offers information on a variety of topics, including understanding what causes wear on toolholders and what to do about it and a guide to learning how to inspect and test toolholders for wear and concentricity. It offers a general overview of collet and nut style toolholders along with ways to evaluate toolholders for wear, alignment information and preventive maintenance. Other information includes tips on increasing CNC machine productivity and reducing downtime plus general tips on increasing production and reducing scrap.
(800) 597-3921. Techniksusa.com