Products

Speedgrip Chuck designs and manufactures internal and external gripping collet chucks, Cameron Sabertooth and internal and external gripping hydraulic chucks and arbors, diaphragm chucks, finger chucks, between centers mandrels, and Madison face drivers.

Our workholding equipment is very versatile and ideal for turning, drilling and milling operations, gear cutting and finishing, grinding, balancing, inspection equipment, and has many uses on fixtures plates and tombstones.

Standard Products

Our vast line of in-stock, off the shelf standard workholding have made us well known in the market for our customers to tool up a machine to grip their parts quickly, economically, and yet with great precision.

With adapters for lathes, turning centers, gear machines, and grinders and actuators for machine centers, tombstones, and fixtures, we have what you need in-stock.

Custom Designed Products

Our engineering departments ability to design workholding for a specific part and operation that is practical, innovative, and cost efficient has given us the reputation for excellence of Engineered Solutions for your Precision Workholding.

Guideline of Chuck Options and Attributes

Speedgrip offers a wide variety of collets, chucks, and arbors. The following describes various types, their respective attributes, typical specifications, and uses.

 Single taper:  2nd operation for bores with square face

Uses: turning, drilling, milling, balancing, gear machining, grinding, inspection, and fixtures

Least expensive

Readily available Collets from ½” up thru 8” stocked in 1/8” increments and to 17” as non-stocked

Strong pullback action

Repeatability .0003-.0005 T.I.R typically

Actuation available: manual, drawbar/tube, and built-in cylinders

 

Double taper: 2nd  operation for bores with square face, multi-diameter

Uses: turning, drilling, milling, balancing, gear machining, grinding, inspection, and fixtures

Inexpensive

Readily available Collets from ½” up thru 8” stocked in 1/8” increments and to 17” as non-stocked.

Strong pullback action

Repeatability .0003-.0005 T.I.R typically

Actuation available: drawbar/tube, built-in cylinders, and manual in larger sizes

 

Reverse taper:

Uses: turning, drilling, milling, balancing, gear machining, grinding, and fixtures

“No” pullback action

Inexpensive

Readily available Collets from ½” up thru 8” stocked in 1/8” increments and to 17” as non-stocked.

 

Repeatability .001 T.I.R typically

Actuation available: drawbar/tube, built-in cylinders, and manual in larger sizes

 

Sabertooth: for long, thin and multi length parts

Uses: turning, drilling, milling, balancing, gear machining, and fixtures

Moderately cost effective

Readily available Collets from 1/2” up thru 8 1/2” stocked in 1/8” increments

With or without pullback action

Repeatability .0006-.0008 T.I.R typically

Actuation available: manual, drawbar/tube, and built-in cylinders

 

Standard External collet chuck

             Uses: primarily turning (some other operations)

 Robust (long grip length)

Thru hole

Quick change collets

Readily available  OD-3000 collet blanks in stock for  ½” to 3” thru and 4 ½ diameter max

                            OD-6500 collet blanks in stock for 1 ½” thru 6 ½” thru and to 8” diameter max

Adapter options (A-2 5”, 6”, 8”, & 11”) are in stock (drawbar connector and workstops available)

 

 S.O.E.  (Split from One End) Collet various operations of cylindrical parts

Uses: turning, drilling, milling, balancing, gear machining, grinding, inspection, and fixtures

Part specific / cost accordingly

Greater expansion / clasp than other types

Lower profile for tool clearance

Available with or without pullback

Actuation available: manual, drawbar/tube, and built-in cylinder as required.

 

Diaphragm internal / external grip of 2nd various operations

Uses: turning, drilling, milling, balancing, gear machining, grinding, inspection, and fixtures

Part specific / cost accordingly

Less part distortion

Accuracy .0002-.005 T.I.R typical

Excellent chip clearance

Actuation available: manual, drawbar/tube, and built-in cylinder as required.

 

“Finger Collet” grip thin wall & distorted parts 1st op turning

Uses: turning / lathes

Part specific / cost accordingly

Conforms to part shape

Removes / reduces distortion improving for subsequent operations

Actuation available: manual, drawbar/tube, and built-in cylinder as required.

 

Hydraulic chucks / arbors (Cameron Brand) higher accuracy parts various operations

Uses: turning, drilling, milling, balancing, gear machining, grinding, inspection, and fixtures

Part specific / cost accordingly

Excellent repeatability .0002 T.I.R typical

Excellent grip force

Actuation available: manual, drawbar/tube, and built-in cylinder as required.

 

Facedrivers (Madison Brand) One operation machining of between centers parts

Uses: turning, gear machining, and grinding

Excellent repeatability (Hydra-Drive)

Face Drivers by Madison also carry a large inventory as follows:

 

            Morse Taper drivers

            Flange mount drivers

            Drives pins (various types sizes)

            Center points