Manually activated grippers – manual clamps – require no special power or air supply and provide simple, rapid and reliable operation.
Manual clamping grippers are often a safer, faster and simpler alternative to powered clamps. Andron offers a wide range of manual grippers, including toggle and over-centre clamps, linear slides, scissor mechanisms and more. Almost any powered gripper can be converted to manual operation, where necessary making use of linkage and latching systems to provide a safe single point of operation.
Features & Benefits of Manual Clamps
- Suitable for loads from 5kg to 1000kg or more
- Simple and reliable
- Eliminates conduit, especially beneficial for wire rope and chain hoist systems
- Can be customised to suit nearly any product or application
- Multiple clamping elements can be controlled from a single handle