bench-clamp Tips and Tricks espana netherlands Romanian

I show you , how to use a bench-clamp on a milling machine.

To Clamp 2 pieces of material

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when you have 2 pieces of material and you want to mill the tiny sides.

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Don’t put them like this , because one piece can be 0.01mm thicker than the other and then you have a problem.

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Then happen this.

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Put them like this.

To set a bench-clamp straight

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For the most of the actions i use the measurement tool.

This is a Dial test indicator

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put the Dial test indicator against the clamp and move the camp to the other side

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When you see that the clamp is not straight, please turn it a little bit and Repeat this action until it’s straight.

To clamp your material 1.

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To clamp your material is one of the most important thing. In this example you see that my material is on an angle. When i work this up, my material is probably to rotate.

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One of the solutions is to clean the clamp and your product with “Thinner” to make it greaseproof.

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When this is not enough , you can try to use clean paper between the clamp and your product.

To clamp your material 2.

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when you want to make a perfect 90 degrees angle on your material, you must use a roll. This can be made of brass.

To clamp your material 3.

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when you want to make a perfect 90 degrees angle on your material, you can use a square.

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You can use a Dial test indicator to control this.