Southeast Manufacturing News — September 2017
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Heimatec Named North American Distributor For Tecnicrafts

Effective immediately, Heimatec Inc. will be selling products from Tecnicrafts Industries, a manufacturer of collets and guide bushings for Swiss type CNC lathes.

Tecnicrafts is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, with its manufacturing plant in south India with state-of-the-art machine tools and 115 technicians. Tecnicrafts collets and guide bushings are used for Swiss turning applications on Citizen - Cincom , Tsugami, Star, Tornos, Hanwha , Traub , Hardinge, Manurhin- Kmx, Miyano, Nomura and other machine brands and are recognized and accepted by customers in Europe and Asia.


The collets are offered in steel and carbide lined versions with grooved, smooth, serrated bores in standard and long nose types. Tecnicrafts produces special collets such as V-Line, U-Line and Over-grip Collets for positive gripping of delicate parts without marks. The Ultra Precision (XP) W-Type collets are available for tool grinding applications on machines like Rollomatic, Anca, Ewag and others. Other collets offered include 5C and 16C types.

Guide Bushings

Tecnicrafts guide bushings are generally offered in carbide lining having super finish bore with roughness value of less than 0.4 micron. These special guide bushings include U-Line, Extended Nose and Long Carbide Bores (Max Land) for special turning applications.

Bar Feeder Collets

The Bar feeder collets are available for various bar feeders like Fedek, LNS, Ikura-Seiki, IEMCA, Citizen, FMB and other brands.

All collets and guide bushings are offered in standard and ultra-precision grades. The bore profile includes round, square, hexagon, rectangular and profile bores as per customer drawings.

For more information contact:
Preben Hansen
Heimatec Inc.
16 East Piper Lane, Suite 129
Prospects Heights, IL 60070