GMT – EXPANDING MANDRELS
GMT Expanding mandrels are suitable for thin-walled components.
Expanding mandrels are the ideal solution to various internal clamping problems. Expanding mandrels provide the benefits of versatility and accuracy when compared to other workholding methods. The power-operated, flange type expanding mandrels can be used on any machine with a drawbar facility. The natural pull back action of the sleeve ensures that the component rests against the locating face.
Expanding mandrels provide the following workholding features:
Quick and secure clamping
Positive location against backstops
No pressure marks in the clamped bore. Easy loading