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Alan Miller

Alan Miller is the engineering manager and product manager for BIG at BIG KAISER Precision Tooling Inc., 2600 Huntington Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192, 224-770-2903, alan.miller@us.bigkaiser.com, www.us.bigkaiser.com.

Articles by Alan Miller(showing 1 to 2)

Time to Reconsider Holding Taps with Collet Chucks

The next time you think about setting up a tapping operation with a collet chuck the same old way you always have, you may want to think again. There are now tap holders designed specifically to mitigate the load imposed on the tap by essentially absorbing synchronization error.

Take Care of Tool Holders, Prevent Cycle Disruption

There are three particularly sensitive areas of the tool holder assembly that can experience process-affecting wear and tear and cause a cycle to change. By identifying and addressing issues early in these areas, you can prevent small tool holding imperfections from turning into bigger problems.
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