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Re: Fw: Taig 3-Jaw Chuck

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  • precisiontattoo
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    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 31, 2002
      --- In taigtools@y..., "John Walters" <jwalters3@k...> wrote:
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: John Walters
      > To: TAIGTOOLS@Y...
      > Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 10:22 AM
      > Subject: Taig 3-Jaw Chuck
      > I would like to pass on an application that the Taig three chuck
      excels at with its
      > replaceable aluminum top jaws. I have built many models using gear
      blanks from
      > W.M. Berg and PIC. The blanks have the teeth cut and the center
      hole drilled. In
      > order to lighten the gears by counterboring the sides I needed a
      means to grip the
      > gear without damaging the teeth. The solution was to modify the
      aluminum top jaws.
      > To do this accurately a short piece of 3/8 crs was clamped at the
      inside of the steel
      > master jaws. This would hold the jaws tight and center them up.
      Next I turned a
      > .150 deep recess in the top jaws that would fit the gear. Now with
      the crs piece removed
      > I could accurately and securely grip the gear without damaging the
      teeth. Over the years
      > I have made many custom blanks. When it is time to reload a set I
      take a skim cut
      > of the jaws to ensure TIR and I am up and running. I just checked
      out the Taig web site
      > and noticed that a 4 jaw scroll chuck is now offered. This chuck
      should work even
      > better since this application only clamps a specific size. I hope
      this information helps
      > someone with their unique chucking applications.
      > John Walters
      > having worked in a job shop, I can only offer that boring jaws was
      part of EVERY machine setup, and once learned properly, can offer a
      very rewarding machining experience. You must bore jaws to make your
      parts concentric (as well as complete as many operations as possible
      without re-chucking the part).

      Paul Murray
    • Fpbarbour@aol.com
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 3, 2002
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