what-standard-rack-clamp-sizes-are-available

What standard rack clamp sizes are available?

         
         
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  Standard rack clamps have a frame which extends into a J shape  

In terms of size, rack clamps can be separated into two categories – standard rack clamps and bar rack clamps. Standard rack clamps refer to types with frames that extend into the fixed jaw, in a J shape. 

 
         
  The size of a G clamp is measured by its jaw opening and throat depth   Many different sizes are available, each with varied capabilities. Size is always an important factor to consider when using a rack clamp, to ensure it is large enough for a particular workpiece.   
         
  There are two key features in terms of size  

When thinking about size, there are two key features to consider.

 

The first is the jaw opening, which indicates the capacity of the jaws in terms of how far the mouth can open. The second is throat depth – how deep the jaws of the clamp are – which is measured by the distance from the top edge of the jaws to the side of the frame.

 
         
  Different types of rack clamp available  

There are five different models in each category, each with different clamping capacities.

 

These models are standard-duty, standard-duty long reach, medium-duty, medium-duty long reach, and heavy-duty. 

 
         
     

Standard-duty

 
  Standard-duty rack clamp  

Jaw opening

Smallest available: 150mm (6″ approx.). 

Largest available: 750mm (30″ approx.).

 
         
  Standard-duty rack clamp throat depth  

Throat depth

All sizes: 60mm (2.5″ approx.).

 
         
     

Standard-duty long reach

 
  Standard-duty long reach rack clamp  

Jaw opening

Smallest available: 250mm (10″ approx.).

Largest available: 600mm (24″ approx.).

 
         
  Standard-duty long reach rack clamp throat depth  

Throat depth

All sizes: 120mm (4.5″ approx.).

 
         
     

Medium-duty

 
  Medium-duty rack clamp  

Jaw opening

Smallest available: 225mm (9″ approx.).

Largest available: 1000mm (40″ approx.). 

 
         
  Medium-duty rack clamp throat depth  

Throat depth

All sizes: 90mm (3.5″ approx.).

 
         
     

Medium-duty long reach

 
  Medium-duty long reach rack clamp  

Jaw opening

Smallest available: 225mm (9″ approx.)

Largest available: 1000mm (40″ approx.).

 
         
  Medium-duty long reach rack clamp throat depth  

Throat depth

All sizes: 200mm (8″ approx.).

 
         
     

Heavy-duty

 
  Heavy-duty rack clamp  

Jaw opening 

Smallest available: 150mm (6″ approx.).

Largest available: 1350mm (54″ approx.).

 
         
  Heavy-duty rack clamp throat depth  

Throat depth

All sizes: 115mm (4.5″ approx.).