Angle Vices

What are angle vices?

Imagine you are going to prepare dinner, in the process of preparing, you are cutting an extremely hard ingredient. Suddenly, the ingredient jumps off from the cutting board because of instability, it must be annoying. What if you are using a mechanical device to cutting metal? With the same situation, the outcome will not be the same. If an ingredient falls down on the ground, you just need to pick it up and wash then you can proceed the cutting.

However, metal can be heavy enough to hurt people. If the metal falls down from the mechanical device, it may press on any part of your body and get you injury seriously. Thus, when doing mechanical tasks, we need a device that can help us keep the metal or other material to the maximum firmness. That’s the reason why angle vices are made. Angle vices, also known as tilting vices, are one of the various types of vices that can tilt to clamp the material up at different degrees of angle as what the tasks need.

What are the features of an angle vice?

Adjustable angle

Based on the demand of different tasks, the angle of the vice can be adjusted from the degree of 0 to 90. Owing to this feature, the angle vices can be used to create angled or diagonal holes through the material.

360° swivel base

An angle vice is a device that can be set on different kind of machine to operate a variety types of machining. The machines that are set with an angle vice can be vertical or horizontal. The horizontal machines are more common. However, even if there is a vertical axis of the machine, the design of 360° degree swivel base can swivel to be perfectly set on the vertical device with firmness.

Ergonomically designed

The ergonomically designed handle allows the mechanics to operate an angle vice without using too much strength. With this design, it not only provides the optimal convenience for the operators of the angle vice, but also enhances the effectiveness of works.

High tensile fastener

We are always looking for the most stable equipment to ensure the safety and precision of the works of mechanical device. The use of high tensile fastener offers the greatest strength and rigidity to the vices.

Relief in clamp seat

Different machines have different angle. To perfectly connected or fixed by each other, there need to be space for adjusting to the best angles. The relief of clamp seat achieve surface contact, and thus provides firm locking at any desired angle.

Locking pin

A locking pin is a removeable component that is removed when adjusting the angle of vices. Once the angle is set at where it needs to be, the locking pin can be re-inserted to the place where it originally is.

Slotted bracket

On both sides of the angle vices, there are slotted brackets which are used to be loosened and tightened in the process of setting the angle.

How does an angle vice work?

An angle vice can work in combination with other devices or either operated individually. First, swivel the base depending on the angle of the combining device. Second, confirm what angle do you need, and then remove the locking pin and loosen the slotted bracket to start adjusting. Once you find the desired angle, tighten the slotted bracket and insert the locking pin to make double check of firmness. Finally, put the material you are working on in-between the two sides of tool steel jaws, and move the handle to clamp the material, then the machining of the material starts.

What is an angle vice used for?

An angle vice is a clamping machine, which is used to clamp the workpiece and proceed with other works. An angle vice can also be regarded as a multifunctional device because it plays the role as the base of a number of tasks. Owing to its tilting feature, an angle vice can be used for a variety of tasks. For example, drilling, which is to make holes on the material. Or it can also be used for milling, which is to break solid materials into smaller pieces by grinding, crushing, or cutting. In addition, it can be used for reaming, which is to enlarge a previously formed hole by a small amount but accurate operation to leave smooth sides of the hole. No matter you use the angle vices to do which kind of tasks, make sure to lubricate each component of the devices and take some anti-rust measures to extend the durability make the maximum effectiveness of them.

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