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Automotive And Heavy Truck

The automotive and heavy truck industries require dependable workholding products capable of performing in this demanding environment of fast cycle times, high volume and 24/7 manufacturing schedules. These demanding industries trust Riten to provide Sprint and Advantage live centers for high rpm turning applications; precision ground carbide dead centers for their critical tolerance finish grinding operations; spline rolling live centers, a Riten specialty and the first choice of the machine builders; and mechanical compensating face drivers for high accuracy, high volume shaft applications. Riten live centers, dead centers, and face drivers provide the solution for accurate, dependable, low maintenance tools required in these fast paced industries. That is why companies like Honda, Eaton Corporation, Cummins Engine, Allison Transmission, Ford, General Motors and Daimler Chrysler depend on Riten Industries for their work holding solutions.


Rapid Response

These industries demand a quick and accurate solution to difficult problems. Riten Industries, Inc. provides unmatched service when it comes to our capability to design and manufacture special centers or face drivers under tight delivery schedules. Our repair department has earned a solid reputation for their ability to get our customers up and running quickly during emergencies. Riten stocks the largest inventory of both standard and special live and dead centers in North America. In emergencies, Riten has the capability to get customers up and running in as little as 24 hours. Riten Industries, Inc. delivers!


Optimum Performance

The automotive and heavy truck industries exist in an intensely competitive global environment where optimum performance is the only key to survival. All of Riten Industry’s live centers, dead centers, face drivers, collet chucks and collets are designed and manufactured to perform at the highest level. We are ISO 9001:2008 certified and demand the highest quality materials from our suppliers to use in the manufacture of our products. All Riten standard and special live centers, dead centers, face drivers, collets and collet chucks are manufactured to tight tolerances and thoroughly inspected and tested before being shipped to our customers.


Our standard face drivers feature the capability to turn a large range of part diameters, from small transmission shafts to very large shafts used in pulverizing machinery. At one large Midwest gear manufacturer our standard 48FM face driver holds a family of shafts during both the roughing and finish turning operations. Major work piece diameters range from under three inches to over fourteen inches in diameter. Riten face drivers are often used in conjunction with CNC Heavy Duty live centers. Depending on the taper, Heavy Duty live centers can support part weights in excess of twenty thousand pounds, while Super Duty live centers can support part weights in excess of sixty thousand pounds.


Only Riten Industries, Inc. can provide the experience necessary to design and manufacture the technology required for these fast paced industries. Riten Industries, a trusted partner for over seventy years to the automotive and heavy truck industries, providing live centers, dead centers, face drivers, collet chucks and collets and gear tooling for high production, close tolerance workholding applications.

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