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Online ordering for SCT Products!

   New!!! Order Directly From Our Website It’s never been easier to order Scientific Cutting Tools (SCT) online than it is now. Through the Rovi website, you’ll be able to order the exact part you need faster than ever. If you would like to see how easy the process is, please click here. Find the tool…

Boring Soft Jaws

Boring Soft Jaws   The following is an article that was published by Modern Machine Shop, and written by Mike Lynch Founder and President, CNC Concepts Inc.  I liked it, so I thought I would share. “For external clamping, subtract the amount of material you’ll be removing from the jaw from the diameter just determined.…

Special Chuck Jaws

From time to time, we get requests to make special Chuck Jaws (to fit a customer’s specifications). An example would be an application that requires a jaw that is larger than what we sell off the shelf. We can create custom make jaws up to 9” tall out of steel or aluminum for those applications…

Why use a Spindle Work Stop

I received a call today from my customer, John, who needs a stop to locate in his drawtube of his lathe to position a 16” long part on his z-axis. John informed me that this is the first operation of this part and he has a 16C Pullback Style collet chuck. I recommended the following:…

S-Style Collet chucks

The style-S master collet, although originally designed for multi-spindle automatic screw machines, has been adapted for CNC lathes. This style collet chuck uses collet pads. These pads can be changed much quicker than a standard collet, the cost is lower, and the pads require much less storage space. Standard S-pads from Hardinge are hardened and ground…