Live Tooling

ERI America is proud to partner with Algra S.p.a. (Bergamo, Italy) as its supplier of live tooling for lathes.  Algra is known by machine tool builders throughout Europe as a leading manufacturer for OEM lathe tooling and lathe turrets.  ERI America brings Algra’s full line of high quality OEM lathe tooling to North America, including: Live Tools, Lathe Turrets and Custom Live Tools. 


Algra also produces a quick change Test-Rapid system which allows the user to change the output of the live tools without removing it from the turret.  The outputs are available with Endmill, Shellmill, and ER Collet Chuck outputs.

VDI Driven Tools

ERI America offers VDI driven tools in popular DIN 5480, DIN 5482, Barrufaldi, and DIN 1809 interfaces.  Each of these interfaces is available with external and internal coolant options.  They are available in radial, axial, double ended and adjustable configurations with ER collet chuck and shell mill holder outputs.

AMS Driven Tools

The AMS line of driven tools includes machine specific interfaces for machine builders such as Mori Seiki, Goodway, Nakamura and others.  This line also includes the increasingly popular BMT connection which is used by DMG, Hyundai, Kia, Doosan, and many other machine builders.  Our range of BMT tools is from BMT45 through BMT85.  Each of these interfaces is available with external and internal coolant options.  They are available in radial, axial, double ended and adjustable configurations with ER collet chuck and shell mill holder outputs. 

 

This area of driven tools is constantly growing with new machine tool builders being added on a regular basis.  If there is a machine tool builder that is not listed in our catalog, please contact us for a quotation.

 

Test Rapid System

The Test Rapid System by Algra is a quick change system based on the ER20 - ER40 collet.  Our system works on our live tools, as well as other brands of live tools; unlike other quick change live tool systems.  The outputs are available in ER collet chucks, endmill holders, and shellmill holders. 

 

The Test Rapid System also includes a presetting device to allow you to prepare the Test Rapid adapters off line.