Frequently Asked Questions
What is a pneumatic swing clamp?
Pneumatic swing clamps are suitable for applications that need low clamping force. Additionally, they keep the clamping area free of clamping components and straps for unobstructed & unrestricted workpiece loading and unloading.
How to differentiate between a left hand and a right hand swing clamp?
To determine whether a clamp is a left or right hand swing clamp, you need to visualise viewing the arm from above, during the clamping stroke. Arms moving counter clockwise are left hand swings, while arms moving clockwise are right hand swings.
How do pneumatic swing clamps function?
A pneumatic swing clamp features a double acting, pull type cylinder where a part of the entire stroke is used for screw-on clamping arm, along with swinging the piston.
Does Destaco supply water resistant clamp sensors?
Destaco clamps protect against dust, heavy rain & powerful jets of water owing to the inductive sensors that are designed in accordance with IP65 standards.
What does holding capacity mean in terms of clamps?
The holding force or the holding capacity represents the clamp's capability to hold down sheet metal or equipment during manufacturing processes.