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TINY VISE™
EDGE CLAMPS

 


V Jaw




Multiple workpieces can be clamped extremely close together.




A rectangular workpiece can be clamped from two directions with a single clamp.




Setup for
Downthrust Force
(with Bottom Thrust Washer)

All clamps are supplied with an optional Bottom Thrust washer (shown in black). Installing this washer under the clamp will raise the clamp slightly and provide downthrust force during clamping.




Setup for
Horizontal Force
(without Bottom Thrust Washer)

If no downthrust force is required, install the clamp without the Bottom Thrust Washer. Doing so will improve clamping speed because fewer screw turns are required.


 
FEATURES: The new V-jaw version of our popular Tiny Vise™ is ideal for clamping round workpieces. The 90° V jaw can also be used to clamp a rectangular workpiece from two directions with a single clamp at its corner. These mini edge clamps grip the side of a workpiece to keep the top clear for machining. Patented design features a slotted countersink to provide strong, reliable clamping force with the easy turn of a hex wrench. These compact clamps are ideal for fixturing multiple parts, small or large. Patent number 5.624.106. Please click on Video above for a brief demonstration. Made in USA.

CLAMPING ACTION: Clamping force is applied by positive screw action with the easy turn of a hex wrench (not with an unreliable, unsafe eccentric cam as used in other designs). A high-strength Flat-Head Socket Screw engages a mating slotted countersink to exert strong clamping force. Much more durable than other designs.

OPTIONAL DOWNTHRUST FORCE: Clamps can be set up to apply force either at a downward angle or straight horizontally. All clamps are supplied with an optional bottom thrust washer. Installing this washer under the clamp will raise the clamp slightly and provide downthrust force during clamping. If no downthrust force is required, install the clamp without the bottom thrust washer. Doing so will improve clamping speed because fewer screw turns are required.

SIZES: Available in a wide range of sizes, from a miniature #8-32 thread size, up to a powerful 1"-8 thread size with 2500 lbs clamping force — see Dimensions page for part numbers:
 #8-32
 #10-32
 1/4-20
 5/16-18
 3/8-16
 1/2-13
 5/8-11
 3/4-10
 1"-8

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS: Tiny Vise™ clamps are designed to provide strong clamping force when tightened by hand. Do not exceed the recommended tightening torque.

MATERIAL: Body > 1018 steel, carburized-hardened, black oxide finish. Thrust washer > 1144 steel, heat treated, black oxide finish. Flat-Head Socket Screw > Steel, black oxide finish. DFARS and RoHS compliant.
Carr Lane Manufacturing Co.
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