Posted August 13, 2023

Platinum Tooling named North American distributor for Tecnicrafts

Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc. is now selling products from Tecnicrafts Industries, a manufacturer of collets and guide bushings for Swiss Type CNC Lathes.

Platinum Tooling Technologies is selling Technicrafts collectsTecnicrafts is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, whose manufacturing plant in South India, features state of the art machine tools and 115 technicians. Tecnicrafts' collets and guide bushings are exclusively used for Swiss Turning applications on Citizen-Cincom, Tsugami, Star, Tornos, Hanwha, Traub, Hardinge, Manurhin-Kmx, Miyano, Nomura and other popular machine brands and are widely 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, 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 include 5C and 16C types. 

Tecnicrafts' guide bushings are generally offered in carbide lining and have a 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.

The bar feeder collets are available for various bar feeders like Fedek, LNS, Ikura-seiki, Iemca, Citizen, FMB and other popular 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.

Platinum Tooling Technologies, Inc., with expertise in precision tooling and customer representatives throughout North America, stated it is ready to meet the work holding tool needs for Swiss Turning applications with this new Tecnicrafts product line on its roster of quality tooling.