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How to maintain push pull toggle clamps?

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How to maintain push pull toggle clamps?

The push pull toggle clamps are suitable for a wide range of clamping positions, including lateral, hole, and vertical clamping. So how should the push pull toggle clamp be maintained? Here are some of them.


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Lubrication

Replacing the spring

Removing dents

Preventing glue marks

Rust removal

Using chemicals


Lubrication

Normally used in timber workshops, push pull toggle clamps have a spindle that fastens each jaw to the wood. The moving parts and threads of the elbow joints should be properly lubricated with light oil so that they can work freely.


Replacing the spring

Push pull toggle clamps have a spring in the jaws to hold them in place after a few adjustments. Sometimes this additional feature can lose the tension that needs to be replaced. In this case, the jaws must be removed and a new spring fitted, taking out the rivets at the end of each bar. Once the spring and jaws have been inserted or fitted to the bar, you can replace the rivets.


Removing dents

To remove the adhesive adhering to the surface, clean the elbow joint as often as possible, while the adhesive may form dents in the raw material surface. Apply a coat of linseed oil to the push pull toggle clamps, this will prevent the adhesive from penetrating the clamps. Do not use lubricant as it will seep in and cause discoloration.


Preventing glue marks

To avoid maintenance costs, the best practice for push pull toggle clamps is to prevent glue marks. How do you plan to do this? All you have to do is cover them with a piece of kraft paper, newspaper, vellum, or wax paper - you could also try plastic sheets. But no matter how careful you are, there will be glue on the push-pull toggle clips. Remove it as soon as you notice it and don't leave it on your tool for hours. The longer it stays on your tool, the worse it will be to get rid of it.


Rust removal

Consumers choose push pull toggle clamps made of steel because they are highly resistant to corrosion. However, this does not mean that it will not rust. Excessive use and poor maintenance can lead to corrosion. So how should you remove rust? There are several effective methods. For example, by grinding, sanding, or flushing out the corrosion. If you don't want to use chemicals or remove corroded paint, then use power tools including grinders, sanders, or drills. All of these tools can remove rust from push pull toggle clamps.


Using chemicals

A grinder or sander can be effective in making your push-pull clamps look new. However, this is very time-consuming and exhausting. Use rust removal chemicals that contain hydrochloric or phosphoric acid, which dissolve rust, and they are strong solutions that emit strong fumes. Don't forget to wear rubber gloves, goggles, and other protective equipment when using them. Instead of buying new tools (paintbrushes, rags, putty knives, and dustbins) look in your kitchen or pantry, where you may be able to find all these materials. However, some chemicals may put your health at risk. You should try acid-free soaks and non-toxic solutions. Browse the internet for more options and I hope you choose a brand you can trust.

Choosing a good push pull toggle clamp product can go a long way towards making maintenance less difficult.


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