Lathe jaw chuck espana

A jaw chuck  wil be used on a lathe to clamp your product .

On this page i shall tell you everything i know about a Jaw chuck

On this page :
* Different Types
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How to give a Jaw Chuck a overhaul

Here below you see a few types.

This is a standard self centered 3 jaw chuck.

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Most used on a hobby Lathe
You can clamp massive products. ( also pipes but not so good )
Most capable for round, hexagonal and triangle shaped products

Good: Clamp your product fast.

Bad: Your product is never exactly in the middle

This is a standard self centered 3 jaw chuck with a possibility to place your product exact in center.
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You can clamp massive products. ( also pipes but not so good )
Most capable for round, hexagonal
and triangle shaped products

Good: Clamp your product fast.
Your product is always exactly in the middle 0.003mm

How does it works.

Well that’s easy
“C” is the “normal” jaw chuck and is mounted to “B” ( not tight )
Plate “A” is fixed to the machine. “B” is fixed to “A”
With screw “D” ( there are 3 around ) you can shift “C” with regard to “B” for about 0.2mm
Screw “D” is a screw with a conical surface like here below.

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This is a standard 4 jaw independent chuck.
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You can clamp massive products. ( also pipes but not so good , but better then with 3 jaws )
Most capable for round and square shaped products

Good :
* With some practice you can clamp your product exactly in the middle
* You can clamp heavy products.
* You can clamp your product far out the middle. ( make a contra weight )

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Bad:
* It cost you a lot of time to clamp something good in the middle.


This is a standard self centered 6 jaw chuck.
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Most capable for round, hexagonal and triangle shaped products

Good:
Clamp your product fast.
Good for pipes.
Good for heavy products.

Bad:
Your product is never exactly in the middle

 

How to give a Jaw Chuck an overhaul

I work on it.