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Wedge Grips


 

FTC offers a choice of specialty grips for securely locating samples under tension that are in the form of thin films or wires, strands and filaments.

The large size are rated up to 5 kN with the ability to grip samples up to 10 mm think.
The smaller sized grips are rated to 1 kN, with a jaw capacity of 5 mm.

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Contents

PART NUMBERDESCRIPTION
432-297TMS LARGE WEDGE GRIP KIT
Heavy duty wedge grips used to hold sheeted samples up to 10 mm thick with a maximum width of 30mm. Ideal for reconstituted meats, confectionary, pastry etc. Rated to 5 kN.
432-298 TMS SMALL WEDGE GRIP KIT
Light duty wedge grips used to hold sheeted samples up to 5 mm thick with a maximum width of 15mm. Ideal for chewing gum, confectionary fibres, meats etc. Rated to 1 kN.

Notes:

Please use with safety goggles or eye protection.

Applications

  • Tensile strength, yield point of elongated or narrow sheet-like samples
  • Elastic, yield characteristics of gum, soft confectionery
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