Holding a workpiece or tool in place, a collet is an essential part of many small and large manufacturing jobs. An ER collet gets its name from an existing E collet which has been modified for Rego-Fix. All ER collets come with a number that indicates the cavity opening diameter in millimetres. ER collets can contract from a range of 1mm. They shafts are available in 1mm or 0.5mm steps, which means that ER collets can hold any cylinder shaped shank, no matter if the measurement is metric or imperial.
The standard ER collet is the most widely used clamping system in the world. Typically forged from alloy spring steel and fully hardened, these ER collets are perfect for a variety of machining applications. Their use can extend from boring to milling, reaming to tapping, and grinding to grooving. In almost all cases,most ER collets offer a runout of .0003 inches or less.
Manufacturing companies, no matter their size, have to be able to get the parts they need when they need them. Shutting down while waiting for a part is not an option when a plant is in the middle of processing large orders. From clamps to drill bits, a manufacturing plant has to have immediate access to an industrial supplier that promises to focus on precision cutting tools, as well as new technology for the metalworking industry. The best industrial suppliers can meet with their manufacturing customers and offer reliable, consistent, and cost efficient products.
Because of the precision required of all manufacturing parts, it should come as no surprise that as many as 64% of parts purchases are influenced by at least three people. Nearly 70% of these ordering teams of at least three people make manufacturing purchases of both products and services at least once a week.
Many of the items that that American’s use on a day to day basis are crafted in a manufacturing plant. And while some of these plants are large and some of these plants are small, they all require precision parts to complete the work that they do. In fact, the quality of a part or product that is made by a plant depends on the quality of the manufacturing plants that they use.