from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tool-handle designed to be used with different tools.
  • n. A device for holding the tool of a lathe or any metal-working machine in position for work.
  • n. A device for holding tools to be ground to the face of a stone, or for holding the stone itself while being faced or finished; a tool-stay.


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  • These run parallel to the floor when the board is in place, and receive the end of the tool-holder.

    Handwork in Wood

  • -- The important things about a lathe are the spindle bearings and the ways for the tool-holder.

    Practical Mechanics for Boys

  • Sandvik Coromant's current tool-holder programme has now been increased with the introduction of a further 38 tool holders in C5, C6 and C8 Coromant Capto coupling sizes, which are designed to accommodate negative inserts in C, S and D styles.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • There is a range of different tool-holder combinations that can now be added to customise or increase the inherent operational flexibility for single-hit machining cycles.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The tool-holder interface for the sintered inserts features a location section brazed to a low-vibration carbide shank.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The new Prismo tool-holder generation from Schunk ensures flexibility and a high level of precision.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • (ordinary cast lathe change wheels) communicate any desired ratio of motion to the tool-holder, which simply consists of two pins projecting vertically downwards from the spokes of wheel K.

    On Laboratory Arts

  • The tool-holder consists of four parts: (1) a strip C, 1-1/2 "thick, and as wide as the widest plane-bit to be ground.

    Handwork in Wood


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