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G-Clamp 4″ (12 pcs)

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A G-clamp, also known as a C-clamp, is a mechanical device used to hold and secure two or more items together. It typically consists of a frame in the shape of the letter “G” or “C,” with a threaded screw mechanism that can be tightened to apply pressure. The open end of the frame is placed around the objects to be held, and the screw is then turned to bring the two sides of the frame together, effectively clamping the items in place. G-clamps are commonly used in woodworking, metalworking, and other applications where a temporary and adjustable fastening is needed.

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G-Clamp Uses 

  1. Woodworking:
    • Joinery: G-clamps are widely used in woodworking for holding pieces of wood together during glue-ups or while waiting for adhesives to dry.
    • Sawing and Planning: They can secure pieces of wood to a workbench to prevent movement while sawing or planning.
  2. Metalworking:
    • Welding: G-clamps are employed to hold metal pieces in place during welding processes, ensuring precise alignment and preventing movement.
    • Metal Fabrication: They are used for securing metal sheets or components during cutting, drilling, or shaping.
  3. Construction:
    • Temporary Fixing: G-clamps are used to temporarily secure materials during construction tasks, providing a quick and adjustable means of holding components together.
    • Support: They can be utilized to support objects temporarily in a fixed position, aiding in construction or repair work.
  4. Craftsmanship:
    • Model Making: G-clamps are useful in model making and other crafts to hold small components securely while working on intricate details.
    • Jewelry Making: Jewelers use G-clamps to hold small metal pieces in place during soldering or other intricate processes.
  5. DIY and Home Repairs:
    • Wood Repair: G-clamps can be used to hold together broken furniture pieces or to secure glued joints until the adhesive sets.
    • Temporary Fixes: They are handy for holding items temporarily in place for repairs or modifications.
  6. Woodturning:
    • Lathe Work: Wood turners may use G-clamps to secure wood blanks to the lathe bed, ensuring stability while shaping and turning.
  7. Educational and Demonstrative Purposes:
    • Demonstrations: G-clamps are often used in educational settings to demonstrate principles of physics, mechanics, or engineering.
  8. Fixture and Jig Construction:
    • Creating Fixtures: G-clamps are employed in the construction of jigs and fixtures that hold workpieces in a specific position for machining or assembly.
SKU: AHS15351-2 Category:

Size

4”

Safety measures and precautions

  1. Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Always wear appropriate personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses and gloves, to protect yourself from potential hazards.
  2. Inspect the Clamp:
    • Before use, inspect the G-clamp for any damage, wear, or defects. Ensure that the screw mechanism and frame are in good condition.
  3. Choose the Right Size:
    • Select a G-clamp of the appropriate size for the task at hand. Using an undersized clamp may result in instability and compromise safety.
  4. Securely Attach to a Stable Surface:
    • Attach the G-clamp to a stable and secure surface, such as a workbench, to prevent any movement or slippage during use.
  5. Proper Placement:
    • Position the G-clamp correctly, ensuring that it securely grips the workpiece without interfering with the cutting or working area.
  6. Apply Even Pressure:
    • Apply even pressure when tightening the G-clamp. Avoid over-tightening, as this can damage the clamp or the workpiece.
  7. Use Backup Support:
    • When clamping materials, especially when working on a vertical surface, use additional supports to prevent sudden falls or slippage.
  8. Avoid Excessive Force:
    • Do not use excessive force when tightening the clamp. If too much force is required, reassess the setup or use a larger clamp.
  9. Keep Hands Clear:
    • Keep your hands clear of the clamping area while tightening the screw. Use a tool, such as a wrench, to turn the screw if needed.
  10. Store Properly:
    • When not in use, store the G-clamp in a designated area to prevent tripping hazards and ensure that it remains in good condition for future use.
  11. Educate Others:
    • If working in a shared workspace, make sure others are aware of the location of G-clamps and potential hazards associated with their use.
  12. Follow Manufacturer’s Guidelines:
    • Adhere to the manufacturer’s guidelines and recommendations for the specific G-clamp model you are using.
  13. Training:
    • Ensure that individuals using G-clamps are adequately trained on their proper use and safety precautions.

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