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HT Series Quick-Change Tool Adapter System from Heimatec



Heimatec has announced the immediate availability of its HT Series quick-change tool adapter system. With the HT Series onboard, users do not need to change tooling, only the adapter, and that action is accomplished with a single clamping bolt. In this way, collet assemblies can be preset outside the machine tool, then simply swapped out as needed, the company said.

"Whether a one-off job shop or long run production department, downtime on any machine tool is costly and the HT Series reduces changeover from an average of 15-20 minutes down to about that many seconds," said a company spokesperson. "The tool head stays in the machine, so less probing is needed after the changeover, as well.

"HT Series offers users a lower initial investment, minimized tooling time, reductions of tooling quantities and related costs, plus considerably lower inventories. Further savings are realized by the high degree of flexibility in the system, a short gage line, meaning no additional tool length consumed, standard coolant-through design, repeatability to 0.0002 inches and easier handling of the components, resulting in lower setup costs."

This new quick-change system is available from Heimatec with all common outputs, including collet, extended collet, collet with tension and expansion for tapping, weld-on, weld-on extended, arbor, hydro-chuck, indexable insert holder, shrink fit and blank/plug design.

For more information contact:

Preben Hansen, President

Heimatec INC.

15 E. Palatine Rd.

Suite 109

Prospect Heights, IL 60070

847-749-0633

phansen@heimatecinc.com

www.heimatecinc.com

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