QS holding system Get more out of your sliding head machine

​QS™ holding system is a quick change tool holder for maximized machine utilization in sliding head machines. The system is available with high precision coolant for excellent process security.

Easy tool change for reduced downtime
  • Single screw release of holder simultaneously pulls out the wedge, for easy tool change and set-up
  • Spring clamping mechanism of the wedge eliminates the risks of tool holder dropping into the machine
  • No diameter adjustment is necessary thanks to the back stop – close repeatability tolerance for insert edge position
  • QS holding system can be quickly mounted on the machine with no reconstruction
Process security with high precision
  • High precision coolant improves chip control, tool life and component quality
  • The stable tool clamping adds secure insert edge position for good repeatability and accuracy

 

 

QS holders are available with or without high precision coolant.

Application

  • Turning, parting, grooving and threading of small components
  • Sliding head machines
    • Available for Citizen, Star, Tsugami, Hanwha, Tornos and Nexturn machines
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​Recommendations

Quick change with QS holding system:
  1. Untighten screw, take out holder
  2. Index the insert
  3. Place, tighten and produce components
How to apply QS holding system:
  1. Remove conventional wedge
  2. Replace with 2 × QS wedges
  3. Adjust insert edge position and clamp short holder with QS wedge
  4. Clamp stop in contact with short holder using the other wedge
  5. Connect the coolant
Quick change with QS holding system
1. Untighten screw, take out holder​ 2. Index the insert​ 3. Replace holder, tighten, produce components​​