Clamping Tools
CLAMPING TOOLS
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The Complete Solution for any Clamping Application
IRWIN
®
QUICK-GRIP
®
can deliver the right fit, features and pressure for any clamping job — from the smallest craft project to large scale cabinetry.
Whether you need the one-handed power of the QUICK-GRIP XP600 or the versatility of the SL300 clamp, you can be sure you will get the clamping
performance you need when you reach for the clamp with the QUICK-GRIP brand.
CLAMPING TOOLS APPLICATION GUIDE
One-Handed Bar Clamps
Handi and Spring
Clamps
Traditional Bar Clamps
Specialty Clamps
Clamps
&
Specs
Micro Bar
Clamp
Mini Bar
Clamp
QUICK-GRIP
QG150
QUICK-GRIP
SL300
QUICK-GRIP
XP600
HANDI-CLAMP
Metal &
Resin Spring
Clamps
C-Clamps
Bar Clamp
with Wood
Handle
(
Light-Duty)
Bar Clamp,
F-Clamp
(
Med. Duty)
Bar Clamp,
F-Clamp
(
Heavy Duty)
Aluminum
Bar Clamp
(
Light Duty)
Pipe
Clamp
Parallel,
Box, Cabinet
Clamp
Specialty
Clamps
Holding Force:
35
lbs
140
lbs
150
lbs
300
lbs
600
lbs
30-60
lbs
25-65
lbs
600-1600
lbs 600 lbs
1000
lbs
1150
lbs
800
lbs
1000-1200
lbs
1150
lbs
N/A
Clamp Capacity:
4"
6"-12"
6"-12"
6"-36"
6"-50"
1-1/2"-4"
1", 2", 3"
1"-8"
6"-24"
6"-36"
12"-30"
24"-48"
Based on
Pipe Length 24"-48"
N/A
Throat Depth:
1-3/16"
2-7/16"
3-1/4"
3-1/4"
3-5/8"
1-1/2"-3"
1", 2", 3"
1-1/8"-4-1/2" 2-1/2"
3"
4-5/8"
1-1/2"
1-1/2"-1-7/8" 3-7/8"
N/A
Crafts/Light Duty
Clamping
Temporary
hold-down quick
clamping
Flat panels/Solid
edge wood glue up /
Deep reach clamping
Irregular shape/
Multiple surface/
Corner joining
Installation/
Demolition/Heavy-
duty clamping
Localized pressure/
Metal working
BEST
Best choice for
clamping application
BETTER
Better choice for
clamping application
GOOD
Good choice for
clamping application
BEST
GOOD
BETTER
One-Handed Bar Clamp
Life Test
An overall brand comparison is
shown in this chart. Only the
IRWIN QUICK-GRIP
®
XP600 and
SL300 are able to complete the
5,000
cycle* test without showing
failure.
*1
cycle = clamp to test force
and release
**
Failure = no longer achieving
test force
600
lbs
300
lbs
150
lbs
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
6000
0
Competitor A Competitor B Competitor C Competitor D Competitor E
Cycles* Achieved
= Point of
Failure**
XP600
XP600 & SL300
Test Force
GOOD
GOOD
GOOD
GOOD
GOOD
BEST
BETTER
BEST
GOOD
BETTER
BEST
BEST
BEST
BEST
BEST
BEST
BEST
BEST
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
BETTER
GOOD
GOOD
BETTER
BEST
XP600
SL300
Longest Life