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1. (WO2018160922) FIXTURING COLLET ARRANGEMENTS AND FABRICATION METHODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/160922    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/020580
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B25B 1/20
B23K 37/053
B25B 1/24
B25B 5/14
B25B 5/16
Applicants: ZELLWEGER, Roland
SENNRICH, Peter
REIGER, Bryan, S.
BIANCO, Robert
OYSTER, Peter M.
ELEK, Jeremy
Inventors: ZELLWEGER, Roland
SENNRICH, Peter
REIGER, Bryan, S.
BIANCO, Robert
OYSTER, Peter M.
ELEK, Jeremy
Title: FIXTURING COLLET ARRANGEMENTS AND FABRICATION METHODS
Abstract:
A collet member (150, 250, 350, 450, 550, 650, 850, 950) for fixturing a workpiece includes a monolithic collet body (151, 251, 351, 451, 751) having a clamping block engaging outer wall portion (252), a workpiece engaging inner wall portion (254, 354, 554, 654, 854), a plurality of rigid, radially extending members extending between the outer wall and the inner wall to define a plurality of cavities (156, 256), and a first radial wall (257) on a first axial side of the collet body (151, 251, 351, 451, 751), defining a first closed end of the plurality of cavities (156, 256).