Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc. (Prospects Heights, IL) is now selling products from Tecnicrafts Industries, a manufacturer of collets and guide bushings for Swiss Type CNC Lathes.
An ISO 9001:2015-certified company whose manufacturing plant is in South India, Tecnicrafts builds state-of-the-art machine tools and supports them with 115 technicians. Tecnicrafts collets and guide bushings are exclusively used for Swiss Turning applications on Citizen-Cincom, Tsugami, Star, Tornos, Hanwha, Traub, Hardinge, Manurhin-Kmx, Miyano, Nomura and other popular machine brands and are widely recognized and accepted by customers in Europe and Asia.
The collets are offered in steel and carbide lined versions with grooved, smooth, serrated bores in standard and long nose types. Tecnicrafts produces special collets such as V-Line, U-Line, over-grip collets, for positive gripping of delicate parts without marks. The Ultra Precision (XP) W-Type collets are available for tool grinding applications on machines like Rollomatic, Anca, Ewag and others. Other collets offered includes 5C and 16C types.
Tecnicrafts guide bushings are generally offered in carbide lining having super finish bore with roughness value of less than 0.4 micron. These special guide bushings include U-Line, Extended Nose and Long Carbide Bores (Max Land) for special turning applications.
Bar Feeder Collets
The bar feeder collets are available for various bar feeders like Fedek, LNS, Ikura-seiki, Iemca, Citizen, FMB and other popular brands.
All collets and guide bushings are offered in standard and ultra-precision grades. The bore profile includes round, square, hexagon, rectangular and profile bores as per customer drawings.
Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc. says it offers expertise in precision tooling and customer representatives throughout North America to meet the workholding tool needs for Swiss Turning applications with this new Tecnicrafts product line on its roster of quality tooling.
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