Lathe Dog Chuck
A four jaw chuck has independently adjustable jaws. It can be used to center parts that are not round. All jaws are adjusted according to part and the part is verified to be on center.
A chuck is a specialized type of clamp used to hold an object, usually an object with especially a object. It is most commonly used to hold a rotating tool (such as the in a or a rotating workpiece (such as the bar or blank in the headstock spinle of a lathe). Some chucks can also hold irregularly shaped objects (ones that lack radial symmetry). In some applications, the tool or workpiece being held by the chuck remains stationary while another tool or workpiece rotates (for example, a drill bit in the tailstock spindle of a lathe, or a round workpiece being
A spider is a simple, relatively inexpensive, limited-capability version of an independent-jaw chuck. It typically consists of a ring of metal with screw threads tapped radially into it, in which screws (hex cap, socket hex cap, or set screws) serve as independent jaws.
Advantages of a 4-jaw:
- We can do high precision work.
- We can handle or turn square/rectangular bar. in it.
- We can slightly more grip on round stock work bar.
- We can hold irregularly shaped parts by this chuck.
- By Dial Indicator we can used to center part with an accuracy.
- It can be used to deliberately hold a part off-center.
It also known as independent Jaw Chuck, It is useful to hold Square type job.
- Weight : 16Kg etc…
- Smooth Operation
- Superior GRIP
- Piece to Piece Replacement Guarantee
- Independent Jaw Chuck
- Square/Angular Type Job
Spiders can serve various purposes:
- As auxiliary features that complement the main lathe chuck:
- To hold the bar or workpiece at the back end of the spindle bore and support it concentrically, so that it resists wobbling or whipping while the spindle is turning. Gun barrels and oil pipes are examples of workpieces that benefit.
- To hold the bar or workpiece at the tailstock end (thus serving as a steady rest) or following the tool (thus serving as a follower rest).
- In place of the main lathe chuck (for particular workpieces that can benefit—for example, in some gunsmithing work)
- On an independent-jaw chuck, each jaw can be moved independently. Because they most often have four jaws, the term four-jaw chuckwithout other qualification is understood by machinists to mean a chuck with four independent jaws. The independence of the jaws makes these chucks ideal for (a) gripping non-circular cross sections and (b) gripping circular cross sections with extreme precision (when the last few hundredths of a millimeter [or thousandths of an inch] of runout must be manually eliminated). The non-self-centering action of the independent jaws makes centering highly controllable (for an experienced user), but at the expense of speed and ease. Four-jaw chucks are almost never used for tool holding. Four-jaw chucks can be found on lathes and indexing heads.
- Self-centering chucks with four jaws also can be obtained. Although these are often said to suffer from two disadvantages: inability to hold hex stock, and poor gripping on stock which is oval, only the latter is true. Even with three jaw self centering chucks, work which is not of uniform section along the work (and which is not free of spiral or ‘wind’)should not be gripped, as the jaws can be strained and the accuracy permanently impaired.
- Four-jaw chucks can easily hold a workpiece eccentrically if eccentric features need to be machined
|Dog Chuck 8″ [16 Kg]||34, 35|
|Dog Chuck 10″ [25 Kg]||40, 43, 50, 60|
|Dog Chuck 12” [40 Kg]||50, 60|
|Dog Chuck 14” [52 Kg]||60|
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION :
4 inch, 4-Jaw self-centering lathe chuck for square or octagonal work:
- The through bore of this chuck is 20 mm (0.79″).
- The chuck can hold work up to 80 mm (3.15″) in diameter.
- The radial run out of a test bar held in this chuck, when the chuck is mounted true, is 0.004″ maximum