Clamping or workholding is the means by which an object is held in place for further actions, such as machining, to be carried out upon that object. One of the most common examples of a workholding object is a vice (or 'vise', depending on where you're from!) - an object with parallel jaws that are ratcheted together to hold an item securely. However, in high-throughput situations, more rapid clamping/unclamping devices are necessary to minimise production time. In addition, for automated machining, workholding pieces are useful to correctly orientate or locate items before clamping and subsequent processing. The clamp or workholding device itself must hold the object firmly without damaging it.
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Six lobed knobs, sizes ranging from M4 to M12. Available with threaded through and threaded bush.
Six lobed knobs with grub screws. Available in sizes M6 to M16. Plastic handle with zinc plated steel stud.
Six lobed knobs available with or without grub screw. Sizes range from M6 to M12. Stainless grub screw.
Eight lobed knobs available from stock. Sizes from M4 to M12. Sold in multiples of 5.
Plastic ball knobs made from duroplast (DIN 7708) to DIN 319. Available with either moulded thread, threaded bush or taper bore fixtures.
Stainless steel male quarter turn screws. Extra gripping surface allows higher clamping torques to be applied compared to knurled handles.
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