Look Mom, No Hands! Welding Clamps and Magnetic Tools From Hobart Frees Hands for Greater Control and Faster Setup

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Hobart Welding Products introduces a new series of heavy-duty welding clamps and fit-up magnets expanding its inventory of welding accessories.

Hobart's new series of welding tools and accessories can help with most any metalworking job in the shop or garage.

A new line of welding tools and accessories from Hobart Welding Products allows welders to free up their hands for greater control and faster setup. A series of heavy-duty clamps and fit-up magnets vary in strength and function for most welding situations encountered in the shop or garage. The new line includes:

  • F-Clamps
  • 2-Axis Clamp
  • Locking Pliers /Welding Clamps
  • 360-Degree Swivel Magnet
  • Magnetic Ground Clamp
  • Quick Release On/Off Magnet

Hobart offers its tools & accessories through farm/ranch and hardware/tool retailers in the U.S. and Canada. Prices and availability may vary by retailer.

Hobart F-clamps (sliding-arm clamps) are nearly 10 times faster to use than C-clamps and offer stronger, more efficient holding power. Built with the strength of drop forged, heat-treated, nickel/chrome plated bar stock, the F-clamps feature a screw with copper-coating to protect against weld spatter. Hobart F-clamps are available in three grades of clamping pressure and various sizes:

Light Duty (500 lbs.)

  • 8in.     $15    

Heavy Duty (1,000 lbs.)

  • 8 in.     $25
  • 12 in.     $28
  • 16 in.     $30     

Super Duty (1,250 lbs.)

  • 8in.    $35
  • 12in.    $38
  • 16in.    $40

2-Axis Clamp
Hobart's 2-Axis Clamp is an economical solution for a perfect 90-degree fit-up. Ideal for welding square tube, round tube, angle and channel iron, the 2-Axis Clamp features a floating head and rotating spindle screw that adjusts to align and hold work pieces in place. MSRP $30

Locking Pliers / Welding Clamps
Hobart's four new Locking Pliers and Welding Clamps make setup easy. They feature a heavy-duty gnarled head and nickel-chrome plated handles, which are rubberized in black and orange to increase comfort. These tools are rugged, yet simple to adjust and are available in four sizes:

  • 4 in.        $8
  • 6 in.        $10
  • 11 in.    $12
  • Long-Neck    $20

360-Degree Swivel Magnet
Hobart's swivel magnet adjusts to almost any angle to hold metal objects in place while welding. Both 3 in. magnets swivel 360 degrees for accurate placement and pull with 50 lbs. of strength. MSRP $12

Magnetic Ground Clamp
Rated at 500-amps, Hobart's Magnetic Ground Clamp can stick to any weld-able ferrous metal and features an orange rubberized release lever. MSRP $9

Quick Release On/Off Magnets
A simple twist of the knob release on Hobart's Quick Release magnet easily engages or disengages a firm hold on thick steel, making accurate fit-up a snap.
MSRP $30

For more information or free literature, visit http://www.HobartWelders.com, call 1-877-HOBART1 (462-2781) or write to Hobart Welding Products at P.O. Box 100, Lithonia, GA 30058.

Hobart Welding Products offers a complete line of industrial-grade Stick, MIG, TIG and spot welders, plasma cutters and generator/welding power sources designed for easy use. Hobart products are available through farm and tool retail stores as well as welding supply distributors.

Hobart Welding Products is a division of Hobart Brothers Company, Troy, Ohio, a wholly owned subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW). Based in Glenview, Ill. ITW is a multinational Fortune 200 company that engineers and manufactures welding products, fasteners, components, assemblies and systems for customers around the world.

Editorial Contact:
Ron Piskula
Insight Marketing, LLC.
Direct: (262) 478-9295

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