Westind and other brands of collets are available on request.
Regular maintenance of the collets is vital. Westwind suggests that maintenance be performed every 100 hours of operation of the removable collets, and every 24 hours for the other collets. However, the actual frequency of maintenance may depend on the application, use and environment.
Collets maintenance tools
Maintenance kits are available for all major types of collets. These include the lubricant and a clamp locking tool, specifically designed to allow the clamp to be set correctly.
Torsion test kits are also available containing complete equipment and control instructions. In order to preserve the collets and maintain optimal spindle performance, good maintenance is essential.