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Workholding Magnet accelerates alignment during welding.

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June 8, 2012 - With 4 embedded rare earth disc magnets, Gusset Magnet can be used to align, locate, and hold steel gussets, base plates, and steel panels against steel substructure in assembly, tacking, and welding operations. Product applies direct, even clamping pressure while leaving space for welding access. For secure positioning of gusset or panel, 3 adjustable 1 ½ in. long magnetic hex bolts can be pre-set to correct depth, and 3 positioning pins act as guide for alignment against substructure.

Strong Hand

7141 Paramount Blvd, Pico Rivera, Los Angeles, CA, 90660, USA

Original Press Release

New, Unique Gusset Magnets Allow Plane Alignment, Locating, and Clamping of Steel Gussets and Panels!

Press release date: May 1, 2012

Pico Rivera, CA 90660 - Strong Hand Tools®, designer and manufacturer of Quick-Acting Welding Clamps, Magnets, Pliers and BuildPro(TM) Welding Tables, is proud to introduce the New Gusset Magnet.

Developed by customer demand, the unique Gusset Magnets align, locate, and hold steel Gussets, Base Plates, and steel panels against a steel substructure in assembly, tacking, and welding operations. Four rare earth disc magnets embedded in the Gusset Magnet faceplate hold steel panels against a frame or substructure with direct, even clamping pressure for a fast, accurate and convenient setup. The low profile Gusset Magnets leave ample space for welding access.

Three adjustable 1-1/2" long Magnetic Hex Bolts protrude from the magnet face and can be pre-set to the correct depth to securely position the Gusset or Panel in a precise location for tack welding. Three positioning pins on the Gusset Magnet faceplate act as a guide for the quick alignment and positioning of the Gusset Magnet against the substructure. The Gusset Magnet is easy to handle, place, and remove.

Strong Hand Tools(TM) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of innovative, time-saving clamping products for applications in metalworking, welding, MRO, metal fabrication and assembly. Strong Hand Tools(TM) can be purchased through a worldwide network of over 850 distributors. Visit www.stronghandtools.com for a searchable database of distributors.

For more information on the Gusset Magnets(TM), contact Marketing Manager Pamela Farley at: pam@stronghandtools.com, or 800.989.5244 Ext. 213. Visit us online at: www.stronghandtools.com. Strong Hand Tools(TM) Headquarters: 7141 Paramount Blvd. Pico Rivera, California 90660 U.S.A.

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