Retention knobs, by definition, are knobs that get screwed into the ends of tool holders and work to lock tools in place within the spindle. Though they are quite small, simple, and seem relatively unimportant on their own, they play a valuable role in the machining and manufacturing industries. Without them, tool holders would fail to be as effective and all kinds of tasks could become inaccurate and inefficient. Those problems could cost businesses time and money that simply can’t be wasted in today’s ultra-competitive marketplace. Because of that, every owner should take the time to make sure they are properly using retention knobs and all kinds of other tools, no matter how small, to help ensure efficiency.
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