Double E standard safety chuck model SP11-IV-40

Safety Chucks

Safety Chucks - Standard Sliding Models

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Sliding safety chucks are safer, easier to operate, and more rugged than tilting safety chuck models.


Double E safety chucks only open in the upright position so roll security is guaranteed.


Safety chucks can be flange-mounted or foot-mounted, fixed or with sidelay adjustment.

Unique Features of Double E Safety Chucks

Double E safety chucks

  • Unique jaw insert design compensates for shaft deflection; safety chuck does not bind.
  • Sliding action sharply reduces possibility of finger jamming.
  • Patented push button ensures roll security and operator safety.
  • Patented circular engagement allows high torque while reducing noise and vibration.
  • Removable jaws extend safety chuck life; easy and inexpensive to replace.
  • Easy cross-reference for replacing existing safety chucks.
  • Double E safety chucks only open in the upright position so roll security is guaranteed. Safety chucks close automatically if operator forgets to close them manually.
Fast Lane

Standard safety chucks ship in seven business days or less!

Product and application specifications that determine FAST LANE availability.


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Design Possibilities / Accessories

Safety Chuck Sidelay Adjustment

Double E safety chuck with sidelay adjustment

  • Accurate roll positioning.
  • Easy handwheel operation. 
  • Fixed drive shaft option.
  • Horizontal range up to 2” (50 mm) or 4” (100 mm).

Safety Chuck Swivel Base / Rotary Table

Double E safety chuck swivel base / rotary table.


  • Pivot chucks to correct baggy edges.
  • Combine with sidelay adjustment for total two-dimensional control.

Air Operation Safety Chucks

Double E air-operation safety chuck

  • Large piston works as a double-acting air cylinder to open and close the chucks.
  • Ideal when accessibility is difficult.


Safety Chuck Jaw Inserts / Shaft Engagements

Removable Jaw Inserts

  • Proprietary jaw inserts accommodate shaft deflection. Binding is not an issue with Double E safety chucks. Safety chuck jaw inserts can be a fixed piece of the chuck or a removable part.
  • Easy, inexpensive replacement.
  • Unlike tilting safety chucks, retains torque capacity of square jaw.

Standard Square-Turned-45

Double E safety chuck standard square-turned-45 engagement

  • Double E recommended, and standard, option.
  • Easiest for loading/unloading rolls.

Standard Circular (patented design)

Double E safety chuck circular engagement

  • Allow high torque transmission and high speed.
  • Minimize roll bounce, vibration, and rotational tapping noises.
  • Easy roll loading and unloading

Double E safety chuck with circular jaw engagment (shown with six inch strip shaft).

Available Triangle

Double E safety chuck triangular engagement

  • Triangle engagement also available by request                                                                              

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