Tool Holders

Kelch i-tec shrink holders offer very high cutter grip, runout accuracy of less than .003mm and balance of G2.5 at 26000 rpm. Manufactured in a standard range of shank configurations with three standard gauge lengths to suit most applications. Well stocked to provide fast delivery.

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Shrink holders made to exacting standards from quality materials and precise heat treatments for accuracy and durability. 

  • High precision tool holders for induction shrink applications are manufactured from a specific material with a minimum iron content.
  • The induction process requires that the tool has iron as this is important for the heating process.
  • Years of material development have produced the ideal level.
  • The shrink process creates very high grip forces on the cutting tool
  • Tools have good balance and improve the cutting harmonics
  • The controlled heat treatments and precision grinding make the holders highly accurate and durable. 
  • The tools are through hardened unlike standard tools that are case hardened.
  • The heating and cooling process allows the expansion and contraction to be controlled to prevent distortion.
  • This control makes for a large number of tool changes possible without compromising accuracy
  • Kelch offer an extensive range of holders and details are shown in the front of each shank type section
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  • Coolstream holders to direct coolant to the cutter edge or blow air to clear chips.


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