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Tidland Force5 Lightweight Air Chucks

  • Lightest weight air chuck available
  • Delivers maximum gripping force during emergency stops and high-torque applications
  • Durable polymer expanding element provides long-lasting, reliable operation
  • Easy core insertion and removal reduces overexertion by operators
  • Affordable, ergonomic alternative to aluminum chucks

Feather Light. Intense Grip. Incredibly Durable. Tidland’s Force5 air chuck offers the lightweight alternative to aluminum chucks at the lowest cost in the market. The Force5 can also take abuse in the toughest environments. The specially engineered polymer expanding element is not only designed for high durability in extreme conditions, but retains its shape over time for ease of insertion and removal. The Force5 are the lightest weight air chucks available and have the greatest gripping force with improved gripping during e-stop & high-torque applications. Paired with Tidland’s Ultrashaft carbon fiber air shafts or mandrels, you can safely change rolls from 76 mm (3 inch) to 152 mm (6 inch) ID cores.

Tidland Force5 Lightweight Air Chucks Specifications

  • Core Size6 in152.4 mm
  • Maximum Shaft Size - Round (Diameter)77.8 mm3.06 inches
  • Maximum Shaft Size - Square (on a side)44.5 mm1.75 inches
  • Maximum Shaft Size - Square (corner to corner)62.7 mm2.47 inches
  • Minimum Shaft Size - Round or Square25.4 mm1 inch
  • Maximum Roll Weight per Chuck680 kg1,499 lb
  • Maximum Roll Weight per Roll1,361 kg

Tidland Force5 Torque Values*

  • PressureMaximum per Chuck
  • 60 psi4,790 lb-in
  • 80 psi6,462 lb-in

*Based on ±5 psi working pressure, core tolerance of 0.05", and a static coefficient of friction between the fiber core and tire of 0.64.

See how lightweight components can improve operator safety

Sometimes keeping a line operator happy means keeping his back happy. Which is just one reason why Tidland offers a complete line of lightweight air shafts and ergonomic product features.