Technological University of the Philippines

Ermita, Manila College of Industrial Education Technical Arts Department Basic Technology 1: Metal Works

Holding/ Gripping Tools

Submitted By:Frilbert Bautista Submitted To: Mr. Jovylon Canencia Date: august 18, 2010

What is Holding tools?
Tool for holding firmly any material that has to be cut. Bench hooks are used with the hand when cutting lengths of timber; a bench vice can also be used. A metalwork vice is used with plastics and metal. When drilling, a machine vice or a hand vice is usually used for small pieces. For larger pieces of material, a g-cramp can be used.

Different kinds of Holding/ gripping tools
Lineman's pliers

Their namesake long gripping nose provides excellent control and reach for fine work in small or crowded electrical enclosures. adjustable pliers. to crimp soft metals. Mole grips (Mole wrench) or Vise-Grips are pliers that can be locked into position. if the pliers are used carefully . they are useful for reaching into cavities where cables (or other materials) have become stuck or unreachable to fingers or other means. or snipe-nose pliers are both cutting and grippingpliers used by electricians and other tradesmen to bend. while cutting edges nearer the pliers' joint provide "one-tool" convenience. they are used for holding and forming work. The lower jaw can be moved to a number of positions by sliding along a tracking section under the upper jaw. including water pump pliers. Locking pliers Locking pliers.The most common application of the lineman's pliers in gripping is to twist bare (stripped) wires together. and clamping materials. using an overcenter action.[1][2][3] commonly used for turning and holding nuts and bolts. Given their long shape. and Channellocks—are a form of slip-joint pliers. the work will not be marred. or to pull nails and other fasteners. pinch-nose pliers.5 to 12 inches long—for increased leverage. "Mole" and "Vise-Grip" are trade names of different brands of locking pliers Tongue-and-groove pliers also known by various other names. One side of the handle includes a bolt that is used to adjust the spacing of the jaws. Bench vise . Needle-nose pliers also known as long-nose pliers. re-position and cut wire. groove-joint pliers. An advantage of this design is that the pliers can adjust to a number of sizes without the distance in the handle growing wider. They have serrated jaws generally set 45– to 60-degrees from the handles. to form a common electrical connection between the wires (wire nuts can be used to enhance this electrical connection and guard against corrosion of the contact-points between wires. the other side of the handle (especially in larger models) often includes a lever to push the two sides of the handles apart to unlock the pliers. These pliers often have long handles—commonly 9. gripping irregularly shaped objects. Flat-nosed pliers it has flat jaws with small grooves. The gripping action of lineman's pliers is also used to pull fish-tape ends in a long (high-friction) wire run through conduit. as well as to insulate the bared wire ends and provide additional mechanical 'locking' of the junction).

Don’t use pliers that are cracked. portable machinist’s vise. Keep pliers grips free of grease or oil.MACHINIST'S BENCH VISE The machinist’s bench vise has rough jaws which prevent the work from slipping. Machinist’s bench vises are usually bolted to a work bench or table. Use insulated pliers when doing electrical work. They are used for holding or clamping large. Clamp base bench vises are used to hold light materials or in areas where a heavier vise is not available. It has a swivel base. It has rough jaws for holding material and may have a swivel base. allowing the user to position the vise in a better working position. The clamp base bench vise is a lightweight. broken. . heavy objects. It is attached to a table or bench with the mounting clamp. Proper and safety procedures in handling holding/ gripping tools • • • • • Don’t use pliers as a wrench or hammer. which could cause them to slip. or ‘’sprung’’ Don’t attempt to force pliers by using a hammer on them.

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