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Bench-Mount Clamp West Des Moines IA

Compared with many other quick-acting clamps, the Versa Clamp exerts quite a bit more pressure but is more expensive and doesn’t act as a spreader. In practice, I found the Versa Clamp very handy. It has enough grab to act like a vise on a bench and, when used like a conventional clamp, it can pull unwieldy joints closed.

The Home Depot
(515)221-2233
3700 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
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The Home Depot
(515)287-7269
4900 SE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
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True Value Hardware
(515) 279-9905
100 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
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515-440-9940
450 South Jordan Creek Parkway West DesMoines, IA, 50266
West Desmoines, IA
 
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515 267-0300
1700 50TH ST. WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50266
West Des Moines, IA
 
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(515)251-5819
10850 Plum Drive
Urbandale, IA
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The Home Depot
(515)963-1890
2335 SE Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA
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Cappel's Ace Hardware
(515) 225-4323
245 50th St, At the corner of 50th and E.P. True Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
 
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10320 HICKMAN ROAD CLIVE, IA, 50325
Clive, IA
 
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(515) 222-0868
10331 University Ave
Clive, IA
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Bench-Mount Clamp

Bench-Mount Clamp

The new Versa Clamp, $35, from TS Tool Co., is a quick-acting clamp that doubles as a holding device on your workbench. It comes with two mounting brackets that you can permanently mount to your bench. The clamp easily slips in and out of the brackets. The Versa Clamp has one sliding jaw and one fixed jaw to provide a 20-in. maximum capacity. Both jaws are padded. The clamp tightens with a cam action on the fixed jaw. Simply slide the loose jaw against your work and pivot the handle on the fixed jaw to apply pressure and lock everything in place. 


Compared with many other quick-acting clamps, the Versa Clamp exerts quite a bit more pressure but is more expensive and doesn’t act as a spreader. In practice, I found the Versa Clamp very handy. It has enough grab to act like a vise on a bench and, when used like a conventional clamp, it can pull unwieldy joints closed. Versa Clamp is available directly from the manufacturer. 

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