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Manual Toggle Clamps

RMT offers a wide variety of high-quality horizontal, vertical, push/pull straight line, and latch manual toggle clamps.  Ranging from 60 lbs of clamping pressure to 12,000 lbs, all our clamps are made of high-quality carbon steel, and most styles are available in 304 stainless steel, completing our offering of these high-quality toggle clamps. We serve Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial, Welding, Printing, Woodworking, and Food and Packaging applications. We offer a variety of bar styles, such as U-Bar, Solid Bar, and Straight Bar, for most clamp categories to ensure we have the right clamp for the job. Try us out and you will see that our goal is 100% customer satisfaction. We offer the highest quality machine tool accessories in the industry at the most competitive price, all backed by our 100% quality control. There is no better choice than RMT (Ridiculous Machine Tools).


Key Features of Industrial Toggle Clamps


At Ridiculous Machine Tools, we manufacture different configurations, including horizontal, vertical, push-pull, latch-type, and hold-down. They come with common features that support different clamping requirements.


High Clamping Force: Toggle clamps are engineered to securely hold heavy or large workpieces. They provide a substantial strong grip to perform other machining or fabrication tasks. 

Rugged Construction: They are manufactured using heavy-duty materials such as steel or cast iron. It builds resilience against complex industrial environments and heavy usage.

Durability: Toggle clamps are durable, long-lasting, and resistant to regular wear and tear and corrosion. 

Large Operating Range: These clamps can hold workpieces of different sizes and shapes.  

Quick Action: These clamps enable rapid clamping and release with a single lever or handle. 

Adjustability: Many toggle clamps come with adjustable features, allowing fine-tuning the clamping force to match specific applications.

Locking Mechanism: Many toggle clamps come with a locking mechanism that holds the clamp in the closed position. 

Safety Features: Many toggle clamps come with safety locks, hold-down clamps, or similar safety mechanisms to prevent accidental release or disengagement.


The simple design, ease of use, and reliability of manual toggle clamps make them valuable tools in various industries. Find out more about that in the next section. 


Common Uses of Industrial Toggle Clamps


Industrial toggle clamps are versatile and widely used in various industries and applications, including  


Heavy Machining: The clamps secure workpieces for machining operations, such as milling, drilling, turning, grinding, and precision machining. 


Welding and Fabrication: Welders use these clamps to hold metal components for welding operations.  


Die and Mold Clamping: Securely hold molds and dies within machinery during die-casting, injection molding, and similar processes. 


Woodworking: The clamps hold large wooden panels, beams, or furniture parts during cutting, routing, sanding, and assembly.


Assembly and Fixture Clamping: The clamps are useful to hold different components together during assembly, gluing, or fastening operations.


Sheet Metal Work: The clamps can hold sheet metal during bending or forming operations.


Foundry and Forging: The clamps can hold molds, patterns, and workpieces during the casting and forging processes.


Quality Control and Inspection: The clamps can secure workpieces during quality control processes such as verifying dimensions, inspections, and testing.


CNC Machining: The clamps can secure workpieces and fixtures to the machine table, ensuring stability and precision during CNC machining operations.


Maintenance and Repair: The clamps can hold components or parts during machine inspections, repairs, and maintenance operations.  


Ridiculous Machine Tools stocks toggle clamps in a wide range of sizes, styles, and clamping mechanisms for different industrial applications. Scroll down and purchase the one for your machinist shop. 


Maintenance and Care Tips 

Proper maintenance and care of toggle clamps add more years to their performance and longevity. Here are some expert tips for machinists: 

Check for signs of wear and tear, damage, or deformation in the clamp's components. 

Regularly lubricate moving parts and pivot points. 

Keep the clamp clean and free from debris or contaminants that may impact machining operations. 

Replace damaged parts or components before they cause damage.

Test the adjustability and safety features of the clamps. 


Our industrial toggle clamps come with 100% guaranteed quality. Scheduling regular inspections and maintenance can help determine and resolve quality and performance issues. 


For technical support, please contact our team. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What are the main types of toggle clamps available

    Ridiculous Machine Tools supplies toggle clamps in various types and configurations, including

    • Vertical Handle Toggle Clamps: These clamps have a vertical handle that is pushed up and down to secure and release the workpiece.
    • Horizontal Handle Toggle Clamps: These clamps have a handle that moves horizontally to engage and disengage the clamp.
    • Push-Pull Toggle Clamps: They are versatile and have a handle that moves in vertical and horizontal directions for the clamping mechanism.
    • Latch-Action Toggle Clamps: They come with a latch that rapidly secures and releases the workpiece.
  • 2. How do I select the right toggle clamp for my specific machinist shop?

      The choice of the right type of toggle clamp depends on factors such as:- The nature of the industrial clamping application The clamping force required The size and shape of the clamping workpiece The thickness of the workpiece The relative position of the clamp operator The specific type of clamping tool

      There are more. Our technical support team can assist you in the process of purchasing toggle clamps for your specific requirements.

  • 3. How much pressure are the toggle clamps capable of?

    Our woodworking toggle clamps are available in a range of clamping forces to accommodate various applications and requirements. They can be used for exerting force, ranging from 60 lbs to 12,000 lbs of clamping pressure. Many clamps come with adjustable features that can regulate the pressure on the workpiece. Please read the product details before placing the order. For more information, please contact us.

  • 4. Can toggle clamps be used for both heavy-duty and precision applications?

    Yes, our industrial toggle clamps can be used for both heavy-duty and precision applications. They are versatile but filter your options based on your specific requirements. If you are new to it, our technical support team can help you with all the user information.

  • 5. What’s the price of toggle clamps?

    Ridiculous Machine Tools provides the best price guarantee on all the products and industrial toggle clamps are no different. Our products are reasonably priced; please browse and place your order. Do not forget to check bulk discounts.

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