Steel-Smith has designed the Automotive clamps to be adaptable & durable, and to withstand abuse in heavy duty applications. They are ideally used in automotive manufacturing & other production environment which require high clamping forces & long service life. These clamps have a unique design that offers the designer bothcomplete design flexibility & clamping force. These clamps comprise of a very strong & rugged toggle mechanism. The clamping arm & handle which are provided with the clamp can be welded at the desired angle to suit the individual requirements of work pieces. All components are of first grade steel & the axles are hardened running in either hardened bushes or directly in close tolerance holes. The clamps are finished olive green passivation.
The Versatility of Steel- Smith Clamps allows handle positioning of 120o maximum angular positioning arc through 360o orbital arc. The clamping arm has 120o maximum angular positioning arc. These exceptional features make Steel-Smith H.V. Series clamps ideal for many job requirements otherwise requiring special designed clamps.
Automotive Clamps with Additional Locking Mechanism
Steel-Smith introduces its latest range of Automotive clamps with Additional Locking Mechanism, this mechanism ensures that the clamp remains locked in any condition.
In order to unclamp, the mechanism must be first released. In this Series this mechanism will hold the clamping arm in both the closed and open positions, so that it is protected against unintentional opening or closing through vibration or if the clamp is mounted overhead.