Here at Dillon Manufacturing, we have built a nationwide reputation as a premier manufacturer for full-grip jaws. We provide standard aluminum and steel full-grip jaws at an affordable price with quick turnaround times. Dillon Manufacturing offers both in-stock and custom jaws along with full-grip jaws.
Our pricing is competitive for all of our products and our team is dedicated to assisting you with any of your full-grip pie jaw needs.
What Are Full-Grip Pie Jaws?
A full-grip jaw or a pie jaw is a chuck jaw set consisting of three separate jaws that resemble pie slices. These three segments can be adjusted and arranged to securely grip the workpiece in the lathe chuck.
The segments of pie jaws are adjustable and can move inward and outward. This adjustability allows the jaws to accommodate different dimensions and irregularly shaped workpieces. By positioning and tightening the pie jaws appropriately, lathe operators can securely hold and accurately position workpieces with varying shapes and sizes, enabling precise workholding solutions. Lathe pie jaws can enhance stability, provide versatility, accommodate irregular shapes, and offer other adjustments.
Frequently Asked Questions About Pie Jaws
How do I adjust individual segments of pie jaws?
You cannot adjust individual segment unless you have a four-jaw chuck and purchase a four-jaw set of full-grip jaws instead of a standard three-jaw set.
What are the advantages to using pie jaws over other chuck jaw types?
Pie jaws are highly versatile compared to other workholding types. They excel at conforming to irregularly shaped pieces and provide excellent stability during machining operations.
Are there any limitations or considerations when using pie jaws?
Yes. When working with pie jaws, refer to the chuck manual provided by the manufacturer.
What materials can pie jaws be made out of?
Our Products at Dillon Manufacturing
Dillon Manufacturing offers a comprehensive product catalog. Our products include pie jaws, collet pads, and other ISO 9001 standard products, and are fitting for both new applications and as replacement jaws. Our product line consists of:
- Serrated Jaws
- Tongue & Groove Jaws
- Acme and Square Serrated Key Type Jaws
- Pin Location Type Jaws
- Collet Pads and Jaws
- Jaw Boring Rings
- Miscellaneous Jaws
- Special/Custom Jaws
- Full-grip chuck jaws
Need Custom Orders? We Have the Answers
Dillon Manufacturing specializes in meeting your specifications and deadlines for special orders, and we are proud to offer custom jaws. Custom orders for full-grip jaws include larger or smaller diameters, height changes, and other top jaw modifications based on customer requirements.
If you are interested in custom full-grip jaws, please fill out this online form.
What Makes Us Stand Out as Pie Jaw Suppliers
You may be wondering what makes us different and how we stand out. Well, at Dillon Manufacturing we are committed to providing the best service for you as a full-grip jaw supplier.
Some of our key attributes include:
- All of our products are made in the USA
- We have delivery capabilities with quick turnaround times
- ISO 9001:2015 registered
- Stock and custom jaws
- High-quality parts with competitive pricing
- Experienced staff members who assure our products meet your specifications
- An ability to provide technical input throughout your manufacturing process
- Fully integrated computer system to track material and production within the plant
- Heat treatment and metal finishing
Looking to Learn More About Chuck Jaws? Check Out Our Blog
To learn more about our company, staff, and products, visit our blog! Here is a list of posts to get you started:
- 5 Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Using Our Chuck Jaws
- Lathe Machines: The History Behind These Versatile Tools and How They Are Used Today
- 10 Ohio Manufacturers with Products Made Entirely in the USA
- Increase Your Company’s Clamping Capacities with Our Large Diameter Full-Grip Jaws
- Dillon Manufacturing Is a Premium 3-Jaw Chuck Distributor
We also have a variety of videos you can view for info on our pie jaws and more!
Reach Out to Learn More About Our Lathe Pie Jaws Today!
If you’re looking for reliable steel or aluminum pie jaws for any workholding needs, contact Dillon Manufacturing today. Be sure to reach out to us because we are committed to finding solutions for any of your full-grip jaw needs.