A good quality, general purpose Heavy Duty Chuck suitable for Engineering and Woodturning Lathes. The jaws will grip up to 13mm and close down to almost nothing to grip very small drill bits.
Supplied complete with a Chuck Key and Standard Morse Taper 2 Arbor
These chucks are all brand new and boxed and originaly sold for £27.00 plus Vat
We have sold 1000s of these excellent chucks.
I have used one of these chucks myself for many years on both my Harrison and Axminster lathes and found them to be well made, solid and reliable.
I have written below some information on chucks and Morse tapers that may be of interest. One of the things that confuse many people is the Morse taper, how it works or simply what size Morse taper they need for their own lathe. I have written below a few brief notes to try and help, but If have any questions then please ask.
What is a Morse taper?
Some people are unsure what size Morse taper fitting they need for their lathe or even what is a Morse taper. The Morse Taper is the "hollow tapered hole" in the centre of the Headstock and in the Tailstock of Lathes (as well as some Pillar drills and Milling machines) morse tapers are made to common diameter sizes with a universally recognised standard tapered profile. A Morse taper fitting is standard on just about every lathe made in the world since the 1950s.
Morse Tapers come in eight sizes. The taper size is normally identified by a single digit ranging from 0 to 7 (0 being the smallest) the words Morse Taper are commonly abbreviated to the letters MT, or MK in Europe (Morse Kone), a MT1 or a MK1 is a Morse Taper Number 1. MT2 or a MK2 being a Morse Taper Number 2.
It is fairly easy to identify which MT size you need as there is quite big difference in the hole diameter. Simply measuring the hole diameter in your tail stock. The approx Morse Taper hole sizes is written below, but if you are not sure then please send me a message.
MT1 = 12mmMT2 = 18mmMT3 = 24mm(MT1 & MT2 being the most popular).
Whilst there are other tapers, these are very rarely found on lathes. Of these "other tapers" the most common is a Jacobs taper which is normally only found on Pillar drills. The fitting (the hole) in the back of the chuck is called the "short taper" and these vary enormously. O
ur chucks have the common (and most popular) fitting called B16. The B16 is the Metric DIN taper number. The dimensions of the B16 "short taper" are 15.73mm taper to 14.50mm with a taper length of 24mm.
How does a Morse Taper work? Lathes, by their nature, operate in a rotary manner and normally a rotating workpiece comes into contact with a fixed tool, i.e. a drill bit held in a drill chuck held in the tailstock. The chuck must be held firmly in place, properly centred in line with the axis of rotation, but also able to be quickly and simply removed. The best way of achieving this was found to be using a tapered metal bar (similar to a ice cream cone with the top cut off) fitted into a hollowed tapered hole (or sleeve) in the head or tail stock. The large tapered surface area of the cone holds the shaft very securely in place through friction; hence the invention of the Morse Taper was born (invented 1864 by A. Morse). The Morse Taper is now universally accepted as the standard Machine Taper used throughout the world.
We also have these Chucks available in MT1 and listed in the tools section of our Ebay Shop, If you are not sure what size just let us know and we can help.
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We have many other sizes of 2 & 4 prong drives from 3/8th - 1½" head diameter in both MT1 & MT2 listed in our Ebay Shop
The full range of Planet / Rotur Drives and accessories are listed in our Ebay Shop
Code Morse Head Prongs
3821 MT1 3/8 2
3841 MT1 3/8 4
5821 MT1 5/8 2
5841 MT1 5/8 4
0121 MT1 1” 2
0141 MT1 1” 4
3822 MT2 3/8 2
3842 MT2 3/8 4
5822 MT2 5/8 2
5842 MT2 5/8 4
0122 MT2 1” 2
0142 MT2 1” 4
All the drives listed above and more, can be found listed in our Ebay Shop
Planet - Rotur
Specialist Woodturning Products
Halved Solid Centre / Dead Centre
Size: Morse Taper 1 & 2 (MK1 & MK2)
Supplied in a handy storage tube that hangs up
We are Planet Rotur Authorised UK stockists, we sell their products simply because they make the best woodturning products in the world.
A halved solid centre is commonly used on metal turning lathes and is preferred by some woodturners because it gives more tail stock tool clearance than a live centre and also because a solid centre is more accurate than a live centre, as all live centres have a varying degree of run out. A good tip when using a solid centre is to put some wax polish on the point because it does not turn freely like a live centre.
At Endless Green we are Woodturners ourselves and are Planet Plus / Rotur, Main UK stockists.
We have a wide range of Penmaking and Woodturning items listed in our Ebay Shop that may be of interest.
We sell in our Ebay shop a wide range of products including:
Pack of 25 Sheets
of Glasspaper (sandpaper)
Full size sheets 230 x 280mm
This Glasspaper (sandpaper) is made by Flexovit and its very good quality as used by the trade. These are not packs of cheap pound shop sandpaper!
Preparation is key when trying to achieve a perfect finish. These hand sanding sheets are full size sheets and ideal for general purpose sanding applications. Suitable for sanding Wood and Paint
Each pack contains 25 sheets in a particular grade, but we do also have listed an assorted pack of 25 sheets.
The choice of abrasive grade is rather confusing and especially so when it comes to grades or the "grit" of Glasspaper (aka Sandpaper). The confusion is because Glasspaper grades for the past 200 years have been called 00, 0, 1, 1.5, F2 and M2 and to be honest, although I like tradition, the traditional grading system does not make much sense! and the reason why there is now a modern and simple grading classification system for abrasives using numbers, for example 40, 60, 80, 120, 150, 180, 240, 320, 400, 600 and 1200, the higher the number the finer the grade, but Glasspaper is still sold using the old grading system. As a rough guide (no pun intended!) I have written below a simple comparission scale as a guide difference between traditional and modern abrasive grades and also in the box underneath the common use of each grade, but if you are not sure just send us a message and we will try and help. Alan.
00 (also called Flour grade) = 180 grit = Fine
0 = 150 grit = Medium
1 = 120 grit = Medium
1.5 = 100 grit = Medium Coarse
F2 = 90 grit = Medium Course
M2 = 60 grit = Coarse
The Assorted pack contains 5 x Course 10 x medium and 10 x Fine
I have copied below for information, a guide to the common usage of abrasives, for example 40 grade is the roughest and 400 being finest.
400 Super Fine
320 Extra Fine
Fine sanding between coats
240 Very Fine
Sanding after priming, staining or sealing
Final surface smoothing or sanding between coats
150 Medium Fine
Fine surface preparation
120 Medium Fine
Fine surface preparation, light sanding and stripping
Moderate wood, paint & varnish sanding and stripping
40 – 60 Coarse
Heavy duty sanding, paint & varnish stripping and wood shaping
Flexovit Pro "High Performance" Sanding Roll 115mm X 5m
Professional Quality Sandpaper, when only the best is good enough!
115mm x 5M
Preparation is key when trying to achieve a perfect finish. This tough and durable heavy paper backed sanding roll has an High Performance Aluminium Oxide structure which is ideal for general purpose sanding and stock removal. Suitable for hand and power tool use. For use on: Wood, Paint, Plaster and Metal.
We have this Flexovit "High performance" Sandpaper in 5 Metre rolls in the following grits listed in our Ebay Shop
40, 60, 80, 120, 180, 240, 320 ( 40 grit is the roughest and 320 grit is the finest grade)
Round Bar - Centre Finder
Perfect for Pillar, Bench drill and Lathe use
The best ideas are often the most simple! this tool is one of those brilliant ideas and easy to use ! After using one you will wonder how on earth you ever managed before!
Placing the centre finder in a drill chuck (or a machine spindle collet) and align legs of the centre finder perpendicular to the work piece, which is held firmly in a vice. Then move the machine spindle down until the legs contact the workpiece. look at the pointer and line scribed on the shaft of the finder to see if its centred. Then take the centre finder out and replace it with your drill bit, its that simple! Full instructions with illustrations are included
. The Centre Finder is suitable for use on any material (metal, wood, plastic etc) and is ideal for drilling Bars, Pipes or dowels with a diameter between 1/2" (13mm) up to about 21/2" (63mm) approx.
Shank Diameter; 3/8th (9.5mm)
Overall Length 4 1/8th (105mm)
We also sell in our Ebay Shop Work, Craft Aprons and Woodturning Smocks
Some of our aprons and smocks are shown below Our prices includes embroidery of your name etc
These aprons are made in the UK and are really excellent quality, they are ideal for craft, hobby, trade and business users. We could embroider for example your name and underneath it we could put perhaps either your Hobby or Profession, your Club name, your Trade, Company or Business name etc the choice is yours!
Faithfull Pocket Scriber
A pocket scriber with a hardened reversible tungsten carbide steel tip for scribing and scoring metal surfaces, including hardened steel.
A useful tool for marking out in confined spaces and featuring a useful magnetic end which attracts small parts or fragments of steel.
Size 6in / 150mm
Quality tool made by Faithfull Tools
Guaranteed for 5 years
All the items shown are listed in our Ebay Shop
Abrasive Wood Finishing pads Free postage
Grey - Super fine 000 grade
Red - Fine 00 grade
Green - Medium 0 grade
Each abrasive pad measures 115mm x 90mm (approx size)
Abrasive finishing pads are made from a woven synthetic wire wool, they are very flexible, extremely tough and long lasting.
These abrasive hand finishing pads are made from a mildly abrasive synthetic wire wool especially made for final sanding of wood prior to waxing, oiling, varnishing or painting. The pads are very flexible and this flexibility makes them excellent for rubbing down mouldings, door panels, carvings and for woodturning. When the pads get clogged with fine dust, just wash the pad in water and reuse them, time and time again until they are completely worn away.These abrasive pads can be used both wet & dry. For woodturning, I find these pads are very good for final sanding inside bowls where normal 0000 wire wool may not be desirable (especially if the item is being sold or intended for food use) The pads are also useful for sanding spindle work like penmaking.
The abrasive pads are equally suitable for use on other materials like plastics, metals, plaster, fillers, masonry, pottery and ceramics etc. We have many trade customers who use these abrasive pads for rubbing down plaster covings and mouldings.
We also have these abrasive pads listed in single grade, multi packs in our Ebay Shop
Endless Green Group Ltd is an established family business, registered in England & Wales No 7836553.
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Hi I'm interested in buying your Chuck and key, I live in scotland. How much would the postage be? A:
Thank you for your enquiry. Postage to all of the Uk is is £2.65.
17 Jul, 2014
Hi Can you tell me if this chuck is suitable for a pillar drill please?
Thank you for your enquiry. Although your question is a bit difficult to answer, because I don't know what size or type of fitting is on your pillar drill, but the general answer is yes, these chucks will... Continue reading
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