ASME B5.10 (1994)

Machine Tapers-Self Holding and Steep Taper Series

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Annotation and contents

This standard establishes (1) Practice for the slope of self-holding and steep machine tapers, (2) The detailed dimensions for this type of taper tool shank, (3) The corresponding dimensions for the taper socket in the spindle of the machine, including the dimensions of keyways. This will serve as a guide for future designing of machines and related equipment utilizing tapers.