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Tailstock Stationary Tool Holders
- Wood drilling applications, i.e., pool cues, woodwinds, etc. in the tailstock of wood or engine lathes.
- Metal drilling applications in CNC lathes with a powered tailstock
For wood drilling, tailstock tool holders offer a much stronger, more secure mounting of a gun drill than a "Jacobs" type drill chuck. The gun drill has a simple rear air driver for quick drill change as the tool holder connected to the air supply remains in the tailstock.
For metal drilling applications in CNC's with a powered tailstock, a longer gun drill can be fitted, plus it provides more clearance and indexing options than what's possible in the turret.
Pricing is $150.00 each Order / re-order gun drills to the driver specification below:
|Our #||Shank & bore||Recommended driver size|
|TH-19||#2 MT x 5/8" bore||5/8" x 1 1/2" long w/ 1" central flat *|
|TH-20*||#3 MT x 3/4" bore||3/4" dia. x 1 1/2" long w/1" central flat *|
|TH-20A||#3 MT x 5/8" bore||5/8" dia. x 2 1/4" long w/1" central flat|
|TH-21||#4 MT x 1" bore||1" x 2 3/4" long w/2" central flat or "C" driver|
Toolholders have a 1/8" NPT side-air thread. For wood, air at 60-100 psi is recommended. For metal drilling in a CNC, our Spraymist System or high pressure coolant can be used. Each toolholder is supplied with a 1/8" x 1/4" NPT adapter, internal "O" ring, Allen wrench, and two spare "O" rings. Other NPT & BSP adapters are available. The internal "O" ring is placed at the bottom of the bore and the gun drill's driver is locked against it to make a tight seal.
|Pipe Tap Adapters:|
|2400-40||Adapter, 1/4" M NPT x 1/4" F BSPT|
|2400-30||Adapter, 1/8" M NPT x 1/4" F NPT|
|2400-35||Adapter, 1/8" F NPT x 1/4" F NPT|
|2400-20||Adapter, 1/8" M NPT x 3/8" F NPT|
Call Sterling Gun Drills or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions regarding the use of gun drills on any machine and/or material.
Doug Holley, General Manager
Sterling Gun Drills, Inc. North Bennington, VT.
Toll Free: (888) 338-1049 • Phone: (802) 442-3525 • Fax: (802) 442-6225
Company Website: www.SterlingGunDrills.com