FAQ of Centres

Following questions & their answers will help you settle your queries regarding PRASHTECH CNC Live Centres.

Ans. No matter how many times you change Tip, run-out will never exceed 0.015 mm.


Ans. As the Tip is to be held full tight in the vice it will not slip. Holding it full tight will not damage the Tip either. Thus ,across flat is purposely not provided.


Ans. The tip is tightly secured with a preloaded bolt. This ensures that the Tip never gets loosened during operation.


Ans. As the bolt is concealed these threads are very well protected and do not get damaged.


Ans. All Prashtech Live Centres contain three bearings arrangement
a) Cylindrical Roller Bearing
b) Thrust Ball Bearing
c) Deep Groove Ball Bearing

Ans.Kindly refer to load-speed characteristics graphs at MT3 page


Ans. Yes indeed. They are designed for continuous duty.


Ans. Prashtech Live Centres are permanently lubricated using specialty grease. Thus subsequent greasing of bearings is not required.


Ans. Since effective sealing is provided from all sides, nothing can enter inside.


Ans. In Prashtech Live centres heat is generated due to presence of Oil Seal. It is not caused due to overloading of the bearings. So there is no need to worry.


Ans.Yes , repairing Prashtech Live Centres is very easy when necessary. We provide servicing information against request.


Ans.The Tips are through hardened to 60-63 HRC ,and the Housing and Seal Plugs are toughened.


Ans. Just send us the dimensional sketch of the Tip of the required special shape, shown as fitted to the Live Centre.

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Ans.For two reasons . First the basic product is service free. Second , just worn-out Tip can be replaced , thus bringing down the operating cost, machine downtime and component rejections. Hence Prashtech Live Centres are most economical.

PRASHTECH celebrated Silver Jubilee Year in 2021-22

It has been steady & encouraging journey since inception of business in the year 1996-97. We, Prabodh Veerkar & Shekhar Mhapsekar, had dreamed about starting own Engineering Businesses way back during our graduation days in COEP.

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