Scroll chuck

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(Mach.) an adjustable chuck, applicable to a lathe spindle, for centering and holding work, in which the jaws are adjusted and tightened simultaneously by turning a disk having in its face a spiral groove which is entered by teeth on the backs of the jaws.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An A2-6 spindle nose is standard and a 10" scroll chuck is optional.
The indexer can be used in a variety of chucking applications, including 5" manual scroll chucks, 5" hydraulic and pneumatic power chucks, as well as a 140 mm faceplate.