Alilite Chuck Sleeves

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Chuck Sleeve Lightweight Aluminium - 5", 6", +8" Cores
  • Standard units to suit 3 inch Air Shaft/Base Shaft
  • Face widths available up to 2000mm
  • Mechanical Locking Collar fitment to shaft
  • High performance Chuck Sleeve Adaptor to fully support the roll core
  • Simple spare parts


Can be adapted to existing base/Air Shafts

Versatile mounting arrangements

Mechanical Locking Collars

Positive connection to base/Air Shaft

Lightweight 6061 Aluminium Extrusion

Reduced mass weight for operators to handle

Independent Nylon Lugs
Superior Gripping force, no return springs to puncture bladder and not like full strip style Air Shafts that cause the lug to bend over time.
Nylon Lugs grip the core not wedge the core like rubber lug designs
Able to be used with all roll/core widths
External Bladders
Easy and economical to  repair
Full Lug contact across the Chuck Sleeve
Full support across the core
Flexible mounting
Can be moved from application to application
Common parts with Alilite Air Shaft
Reduced spare parts inventory
  • Alilite Chuck Sleeves are designed to be mounted on an existing 3inch Air Shaft or base shafts at various shaft diameters.
  • The Alilite Chuck Sleeves fully support the core and have Lug contact across the entire width of the core, the independent Nylon Lugs have a high gripping force and the Chuck Sleeve is fitted to the shaft via Mechanical Locking Collars.
  • The Alilite Chuck Sleeves are ideal when core sizes change occasionally from 3inch to 6inch.
  • The deflated diameter of the Chuck Sleeve is 149mm and have a maximum Lug Stroke of 157mm, the Lugs are Independent and the spare parts are the same as the Alilite range of 6inch Air Shafts.
Alilite Aluminium Chuck Sleeve Specifications

Core Size Range

 6" / 150-152mm

Operating Air Pressure 

 > 80 PSI

Style of Lug

 Independent Nylon

Body Surface Finish


Filiment to Bade Shaft

 Mechanical locking collars

Max Face Length


Body Material

 6061 Aluminium Extrusion Profile

Lug Stroke

 Deflated 149mm

Inflated 157mm

Bladder Replacement

 Lay Flat Bladder