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the Proper Clamp
information contained in this catalog is designed to help you select
the right clamp to accomplish your job. We are qualified and willing
to offer assistance in special or unusual applications. For most
ordinary applications, however, consideration of the following points
will lead to proper clamp selection:
and shape of the parts to be held.
of part size. (Maybe you should consider a spring-loaded spindle
to compensate for uneven parts).
and dexterity of the operator
position. (Should you use horizontal or vertical handle models?)
of operation. (Should you plan for a temporary or permanent fixture?)
cycle of operation. (Consider a turntable or conveyor set-up if
curing time is required.)
time and sequence. (Air-operated models can be operated faster
and in sequence.)
(Stainless steel, aluminum, or lightweight composite models might
Remember, the same toggle action force multiplying principle can be
applied to other tasks besides holding. Certain DE-STA-CO models can
be used to position parts, power fixtures, or perform mechanical functions
such as piercing sheet metal, staking rivets, or locating.
DE-STA-CO clamps provide ready-made, compact devices for moving or
holding components. A little imagination will often show the product
designer a way to obtain motion or locking force with no tooling costs
and often at less cost than custom designed components. Thousands
of DE-STA-CO clamps will be found installed as original equipment
for cleanout door latches, wheel locks, positioning devices, etc.
Toll Free! 1-800-526-6003
M.J. Vail Company
10 Ilene Court - Suite 4 - Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844 USA
Phone Toll Free-1 800 526-6003 * In NJ- 908 359-6000
FAX- 908 359-0518