How to select a Hydraulic Steady Rest

Every machine requires a different kind of Steady rest.  One should consider the following factors

  1. Application
  2. Size
  3. Clamping Range
  4. Working area

Based on the requirements or restrictions you should be able to choose the right model from the table below.

Steady rest applications If the work area on the machine is large If the work area on the machine is small If the work area on the machine is restricted

Turning

FRUN*

FRU

FRUN

FRUB*

FRU

CS*

FRC

FRUB

CS

FRC*

Turning and Milling

FRUN

FRU

FRUN

FRUB

CS*

FRC

FRUB

CS

FRC*

Cam and Crankshaft

KRHS* KRHS

Heavy Duty

CS

HL

CS

HL

Grinding

AS*

ASB*

AS

ASB*

ASB
* First choice                # Steady model may vary for special applications