Abbott Workholding's Master Plate and Segment system is a great choice for turning larger diameter work pieces. The system consists of an aluminium master plate, similar to a thin pie jaw, which is pre-drilled and keyed to accomodate Abbott's standard, off-the-shelf segment rings. Plates are available in various diameters from 381 to 1524mm and can be mounted on 200-1524mm diameter chucks, effectively increasing the holding capability of smaller chucks. The master plate can be custom machined to fit any model chuck, making it a permanent universal fixture on any machine.
When it comes to turning/holding smaller diameter parts Abbott Workholding's Precision Master Plate and Segment system is an ideal choice for high changeover and short running jobs. Due to the system's high repeatability, it is an excellent alternative to more expensive quick change chucks. The system consists of an aluminium master plate, similar to a thin Pie Jaw, which is bored and bushed to accomodate Abbott's standard, off the shelf pinned segments. Plates are availalbe in 203 - 305mm diameters and can be mounted on 102 - 305mm diameter chucks. The master plate can be custom machined to fit any model chuck, making it a permanent universal fixture on any machine.
Abbott Master Plates can be made to suit, so if you don't see an item to your exact specification, please don't hesitate to contact us on 01725 512517, or firstname.lastname@example.org.