Two age old problems associated with gluing up panels are the amount of space required when using traditional sash clamps and the tendency of the panel to distort under the weight of the clamps. With the aid of some very clever design work the PLANO Panel Clamping system has managed to eliminate both of these problems. Because the press is set vertically along a wall with a guide rail to hold the clamps in position, the whole assembly takes up less space and the weight of the clamps is no longer a problem. An added convenience of the vertical mounting is that the boards can be loaded one at a time onto the adjustable lower holder and carefully positioned prior to clamping. When full, the upper free locking device is fastened and the handwheel tightened, not only applying pressure vertically, but also forcing the two sides of the clamp together to produce lateral pressure. The result is a much stronger joint with all the timber exactly centred. PLANO clamps are available in two heights: the 1,100mm) with a maximum clamping capacity 1,048mm or the 1,250mm high with a maximum clamping capacity of 1,200mm. The maximum clamping width is 120 mm. The length is limited only by the length of wall space available, each guide rail being 1 metre long and easily linked together. The number of press units required will vary depending upon the type and size of timber used. Made of anodised aluminium and galvanised steel. (Supplied singly)
- Max Material Thickness
- 120 mm
Digital readings with a resolution of 0.1°Displays either absolute or relative anglesBack lit LCD screen with 10mm high figures; easy to readMagnets in base grip onto steel and ferrous surfacesDurable aluminium frame, dust and waterproof to IP54Lightweight and portable; 60 x 60 x 25mm, weight 70gAuto shut-off after 5 minutesPowered by a standard AAA...
EC Class 1 standard for guaranteed accuracyPermanently etched, black filled graduationsMetric graduations millimetres and half millimetresGraduations on both sidesHardened stainless steel for durabilityPearl chrome anti-glare finish
Inflatable shims with dozens of usesFor fitting, fixing or levelling; slimline, slides into a 2mm gapHand operated for controlled inflationHard-wearing, non-marring materialSealed and glued with TPU and high frequency weldingSlim: size 100mm x 140mm, lift 2mm to 45mm