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11TH the latest range of model 500 ockgrip pliers from Facom, the user in adjust the jaw opening, clamp and !lease with one hand.
This is achieved in a special design with an adjusting screw forward of the normal holding position and a spring loaded single-lever action capable of producing clamping forces of one tonne. Despite this dramatic performance the grip can be opened by flicking the release lever with one finger.
An unusual forged jaw design combined with a floating picot allows the operator exceptional jaw opening facilities. The feature enables irregular shapes including angle iron and rolled sections to be gripped to great effect. The seven-model range offers jaw openings ranging from 50min (2in) for the smallest model to 145min (5.7in) on the largest of the 500 series.
Facom Tools, Bride' Wharf, Bridge Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 81,1.