5/15/2019

Exsys Tooling Systems Reduces Setup and Change Times

Originally titled 'Tooling Systems Reduce Setup and Change Times'
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Exsys’ Compacto base holder and Preci-Flex modular tooling system are said to reduce setup and tool change times for CNC turning centers.

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Exsys Tool’s Compacto base holder and Preci-Flex modular tooling system are said to reduce setup and tool change times for CNC turning centers. The Compacto is available in C3, C4, C5 and C6 sizes and is especially useful for standard PSC adapters.

The base holder’s connection interface is said to offer space and clearance, even for large workpieces. It also provides torque transmission and rigidity to enable accuracy. The polygon-shaped connection increases its precision and on-line or off-line quick change, according to the company. A built-in release mechanism on the outer spindle diameter of base holder enables operators to lock and unlock the adapters with a small torque key for fast tool changes. The automatic ejection of the adapters is said to further increase the speed of tool exchanges. 

The Preci-Flex offers a fast, accurate solution for lathe tooling changeovers. The design is said to ensure transmission and rigidity, enabling accuracy and productivity. Additionally, its conical and flat face planar interface enables the use of either an adapter or a standard ER collet, and enables collets, end mill holders, expanding collet chucks and shrink fit tooling to be mounted on a single base holder. Available in a range of sizes, the system offers repeatability within 5 microns.

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