Background: The system was initially purchased to reduce changeover time from 2 to 3-jaw chucks. The system was being installed in a batch production area that required both chuck types. The system was lumped into a machine purchase, but still needed justification based on time/cost savings.
Time Savings: 2 hrs per change
ROI: Less than 6 months
Repeatability: .0002" at Connection
Changeover Time: 10 Minutes Maintenance: None required. The contact faces must be kept clean.
Summary: "Operators like the system now; their job is now much easier. Part quality has improved from the use of the proper workholding. Part quality has improved from the use of the proper workholding [instead of using what was on the machine to avoid the changeover]. We have eliminated equipment. There are really two major advantages of the Chuck Change® System; flexibility and quick change."
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