205 Series Horizontal Hold Down Clamps
Destaco 205 Series horizontal hold down toggle locking clamps are used to hold workpieces in place using a horizontal lever handle that lays flat when the clamp is engaged. These units have solid or U shaped hold down bars and are available in flanged & straight base mounting options. They offer a stationary alternative to removable clamps when performing repetitive tasks. Selected models come integrated with the Toggle Lock Plus safety feature to ensure that the over centre locking condition is maintained and the clamp remains protected against unintentional opening. These units are the smallest of Destaco low profile horizontal clamps and are ideal for light-duty clamping in tight spaces. These hold down toggle clamps are made of steel / stainless steel and have a horizontal handle parallel to the clamping bar. Destaco 205 Series horizontal hold down clamps come with a handle, a lever system and a securing bar. The securing bar ensures that the objects won't move and the lever system applies enough pressure on the object to keep the workpiece steady. These clamps feature a fixed design to secure and loosen workpieces without moving the clamp itself. Destaco horizontal hold down clamps incorporate a linkage system that applies powerful clamping force with little effort to lock or even unlock. They are equipped with a spring in the jaw to hold it in place after a few adjustments. These toggle clamps are used to hold workpieces in place using a horizontal lever handle that lays flat when the clamp is engaged. Destaco toggle clamps feature an automatic pressure adjustment system that automatically adjusts the clamp's pressure. This allows clamping of various sized workpieces.
These Destaco 205 Series low profile horizontal clamps are used in assembly, light duty clamping and woodworking applications in the aerospace, automotive, food & packaging, and consumer goods industries.
Frequently Asked Questions
How are horizontal toggle clamps used?
Horizontal handle toggle clamps use an over-center locking action to hold a workpiece or fixture in the locked position.
What is the difference between a horizontal and vertical hold down toggle clamp?
A toggle clamp is very flexible. The only difference between a horizontal and vertical hold down toggle clamp is the handle and bar. Both move in different directions. A horizontal clamp has the handle positioned horizontally (parallel to the base) when the clamp is locked, whereas a vertical clamp has the handle positioned vertically (perpendicular to the base) when clamped.
What does hold down action mean?
Destaco hold down action clamps apply force in downward direction, which is perpendicular to the tools that are mounting the surface. They come in vertical and horizontal styles.
Is it right to check the specifications?
By checking the specifications, you can ascertain the toggle clamp capacity. The product specifications from the manufacturer consists of information about the throat depth and jaw opening. You can also ask our dedicated procurement team for an accurate guide.
How do Destaco manual clamps work with, and benefit, fixture applications?
Destaco manual toggle clamps securely hold a part into a fixture in a safe and ergonomic way. These clamps are quick acting to improve productivity and cycle times.