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Air-Bearing End Mill Grinding Fixture

Allows precision sharpening of end mills, reamers, shell mills and other cutters.  The spindle is supported with a thin film of air providing nearly frictionless motion, resulting in a smooth, even grind.  The fixture is available with a universal base to fit most tool and cutter or surface grinders.

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Additional specifications


    Air Bearing Fixture shown on Universal Base


  • Hard chrome plated and ground spindle with a 10" stroke.  Tools are held by 5-C or 5-CG collets or extension bushings for up to 2" (50 mm) shanks.

  • Flute finger has dovetail cross feed and micrometer vertical adjustment.

  • Direct angle settings for up to 20 degrees for the O.D., 360 degrees for rotation, and 30 degrees for tilt (fore and aft).

  • Rocker arm tilts fixture away for easy movement from one flute to the next.

  • Grinds the O.D. of any number of flutes and includes 12-position index plate (others available) for end grinding.

  • Unique micrometer infeed built into fixture.  Allows fine-feeding of the tool into the wheel.  It is graduated in .001" (or .04 mm) of diameter.


Item #



ABUN Air Bearing for grinding O.D. of end mills, reamers, drills and other cutters. Capacity: 1/8" to 2" shank and grinds up to 9-1/2" flute length. Simple set-up allows primary and secondary clearance up to 20 on the O.D. and up to 30 on the end of the cutter. Includes: Base, hard chrome plated and ground spindle, adjustable flute finger, micrometer infeed, rapid retraction lever, 12-position indexer and air filter. Uses 85-100 psi air. Tools held by 5-C or 5-CG collets or bushings (not included). Comes with a universal base to mount on tool and cutter or surface grinders. 2,790.00
5ST6 5-ST collet set for air bearing fixture 5-ST collets have longer bearing length and are easier to close than 5-C collets for greater accuracy. Set includes 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 7/8" and 1" sizes 595.00



Individual 5ST Collets 105.00
5C01 5-C bushing for 1-1/4" dia. shanks 189.00
5C02 5-C bushing for 1-1/2" dia. shanks 235.00
5C03 5-C bushing for 2" dia. shanks 260.00
Terms FOB Novatech Warehouse
Delivery approx 3-5 days

*All prices & specifications subject to change without notice.


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