5C Collet Workholding Systems

Repeatable. Dead Length. Efficient.

Automated Multiple-Part Workholding for Outside Diameter Clamping

Perfect for gripping parts on the outside diameter, the PAWS 5c Collet clamping system allows you to hold multiple-parts on one fixture plate with the added benefit of fast clamping. Our 5c dead length system has been designed with several key engineering features that make it ideal for OD gripping when tight tolerances, rigidity, and part repeatability are critical.

A key advantage of The PAWS 5c system is that it uses fixed (or static) collet sleeves, which control part location and provides center line repeatability of less than .0002”. The 5C Collet system holds parts up to 1.00” in diameter.

Our system also uses a proprietary “Pull to Close” clamping mechanism, so parts are pulled down against the dead length stop as the 5c collet closes, giving “Z” Axis length repeatability of less than .0002”

The 5c Collet fixture plates come in two standard sizes, an 8 x 10” 8-Station system and a 12 x 16” 24-Station system. Custom configurations are available upon request.

Features and Highlights

24 Station 5C Collet System

Eliminate 96% of tool change time.

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5c collet workholding

5c collet workholding system

8 Station 5C Collet System

Eliminate 87% of tool change time.

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Uses Various Collet Types and Configurations

Make it the most versatile workholding collet fixture

Round Collet


Square Collet


Hex Collet




Machinable Collet


Serated Collet


Dead Length Accuracy

Control Z-Height. Increase Rigidity and Repeatability.