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Unknown Collet type

4gsr

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#6
I just want to know if these collets exist
Because i have a spindle with a 20° taper and i need collets for the spindle
Sounds like your spindle is set up for using a Warner Swasey turret lathe style collet. See the next thread for a a couple of examples. I think you need to look at your spindle bore a little closer behind the angle. We NEED some dimensions of your spindle so a collet can be found. Again, the samples in the other thread is the configuration you need to look for in your spindle. The thru bore of your spindle will probably be the same size as the tail end of the collet you are looking for.

Ken
 

knutselaar0

Iron
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#7
I think the spindle is from a internal grinder, no spindle bore
The collets are not for myself, but for a friend
The taper is 20° (10° angle), biggest diameter is about 24 mm

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4gsr

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#8
Now we are getting more information. That helps. Thank you kindly.
 

knutselaar0

Iron
Registered Member
#10
It's an old round belt driven internal grinding spindle
Made by GMN R50680
I've modified the inner taper to a taper for ER25 collets

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