Carr Lane Manufacturing Co.

Quick-Change Workholding System allows 5-side part access.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Quick-Change Workholding System allows 5-side part access.

Model CL5™ comprises subplate, riser, and top tooling made up of vise or fixture plate. Subplate transforms T-slot table into modular fixturing plate, allowing flexible clamping and locating of other tooling and/or fixtures. Every plate has built-in clamping and locating for risers, which allows for quick and accurate set-ups. Designed to get part up from machine table, Quintus riser combines...

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Hook Clamps Provide Compact Clamping
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hook Clamps Provide Compact Clamping

Hook clamps from Carr Lane are extremely compact swing clamps that mount in a reamed hole, and are ideal in tight spaces where high clamping force is required. Available in standard or long arm versions, these compact, high force clamps swing conveniently out of the way when in the unclamped position. Choose from socket-head (counter bored) or hex-head types. Made in the USA. Visit the online...

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Jig and Fixture System allows locating and clamping.

Jig and Fixture System allows locating and clamping.

Comprising clamp, liner bushing, and receiver bushing, Carr Lock™ System allows locating and clamping simultaneously, with twist of hex wrench, for mounting quick-change tooling on subplate. System offers complete interchangeability with all components of Ball Lock® Mounting System, and can be ordered alone or in kits combined with mounting plates.

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Tiny Vise Edge Clamps Deliver Secure Clamping
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Tiny Vise Edge Clamps Deliver Secure Clamping

Patented Tiny Vise(TM) edge clamps from Carr Lane offer strong clamping action in a mini size. Ideal for fixturing small parts, the unique clamps grip the side of a workpiece to keep the top clear for machining. Tiny Vise edge clamps are available in a wide range of sizes, from a miniature #8-32 thread size up to a powerful 1 -8 thread with 2,500 lbs. clamping force. Force is quickly applied by...

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Blank Tombstone Tooling Blocks Provide Economical Workholding
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Blank Tombstone Tooling Blocks Provide Economical Workholding

Carr Lane offers aluminum alloy tombstone tooling blocks, which reduce tooling cost and leadtime considerably. These versatile workholders are made of A713 Tenzaloy aluminum alloy, for light weight, high strength, and excellent vibration dampening. They are available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, including two-, three-, four-, six- and eight-sided versions, as well as window, rotary and...

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Quick-Acting Clamps are optimized for holding strength.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Quick-Acting Clamps are optimized for holding strength.

Heavy-duty shark clamp models CL-500-SHRK, CL-501-SHRK, CL-650-SHRK, and CL-651-SHRK come in 2 sizes and are available with T handle for optimal tightening and leverage of straight handle optimized for comfort and ergonomics. Quick-acting pushbutton lets users slide handle freely in and out to max opening of 5 or 6.5 in., depending on model. Also offered with optional no-mar rubber pads, products...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Adjustable Ball Lock Pins offer 3 handle styles.

Available in steel or stainless steel, Adjustable Ball Lock Pins are manufactured with 4 balls instead of 2 for more distributed ball-pullout force in clamping applications. Units are suitable for pulling 2 components together or to provide adjustable grip length. Available with shank diameters ranging from Â-¼-1 in., pins offer choice of knob, T, or L handle styles.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Toggle Clamps feature optional safety lock.

Available in both steel and stainless steel, low-profile T-Handle Toggle Clamps offer holding capacities from 150-750 lb. All 3 sizes are available with optional safety lock that automatically engages when clamp is closed, then remains locked until manually disengaged by pushing lever before opening. This prevents clamp from being accidentally opened by bumping handle.

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Chuck Jaw Plates help machine large, thin-walled parts.

Chuck Jaw Plates help machine large, thin-walled parts.

Chuck Jaw Master Plates are made in 3 sections that mount on chuck, and accept variety of machinable jaw segments. They are available for chucks with 10-60 in. dia, in standard height and extra-high versions. Made of aluminum alloy, mounting pattern is machined according to chuck specifications based on make and size.

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Mounting Kits reduce setups times for CNC machining.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Mounting Kits reduce setups times for CNC machining.

Zero Point Mounting Kits contain all required components to create quick pallet change system for CNC machinery. Speedy Module plates, mounted onto machine table or tooling block, clamp onto nipples attached to bottom of existing fixture plates. Attaching nipples to all fixtures lets users change pallets in seconds. Module plates can also be mounted to inspection machines, making it possible to...

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Quick-Change Workholding System allows 5-side part access.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Quick-Change Workholding System allows 5-side part access.

Model CL5™ comprises subplate, riser, and top tooling made up of vise or fixture plate. Subplate transforms T-slot table into modular fixturing plate, allowing flexible clamping and locating of other tooling and/or fixtures. Every plate has built-in clamping and locating for risers, which allows for quick and accurate set-ups. Designed to get part up from machine table, Quintus riser combines...

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Hook Clamps Provide Compact Clamping
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hook Clamps Provide Compact Clamping

Hook clamps from Carr Lane are extremely compact swing clamps that mount in a reamed hole, and are ideal in tight spaces where high clamping force is required. Available in standard or long arm versions, these compact, high force clamps swing conveniently out of the way when in the unclamped position. Choose from socket-head (counter bored) or hex-head types. Made in the USA. Visit the online...

Read More »
Jig and Fixture System allows locating and clamping.

Jig and Fixture System allows locating and clamping.

Comprising clamp, liner bushing, and receiver bushing, Carr Lock™ System allows locating and clamping simultaneously, with twist of hex wrench, for mounting quick-change tooling on subplate. System offers complete interchangeability with all components of Ball Lock® Mounting System, and can be ordered alone or in kits combined with mounting plates.

Read More »
Tiny Vise Edge Clamps Deliver Secure Clamping
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Tiny Vise Edge Clamps Deliver Secure Clamping

Patented Tiny Vise(TM) edge clamps from Carr Lane offer strong clamping action in a mini size. Ideal for fixturing small parts, the unique clamps grip the side of a workpiece to keep the top clear for machining. Tiny Vise edge clamps are available in a wide range of sizes, from a miniature #8-32 thread size up to a powerful 1 -8 thread with 2,500 lbs. clamping force. Force is quickly applied by...

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People in the News

Carr Lane Mfg. Co. Names New President

The CL Board of Directors has named Alan K. Frost as President, effective November 1, 2011. Alan Frost holds a law degree and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He has extensive experience in process improvement through ISO 9001:2008 and as a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner. Frost has 37 years of experience at Carr Lane, having managed virtually all areas of the company...

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People in the News

Carr Lane CEO Earl Walker Passes Away at 91

Earl E. Walker, CEO of Carr Lane Mfg. Co., passed away on August 26, 2011. Known for his philanthropic work with numerous schools and charities, as well as his active involvement with the SME Education Foundation and Scottish Rite, Earl Walker worked full time until just a week before his death at age 91. Earl Walker's company, Carr Lane Mfg. Co., is a leading manufacturer of clamps, pins,...

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Carr Lane Mfg. Co. Receives 2010 Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Carr Lane Mfg. Co. (carrlane.com), a global manufacturer of clamps, pins, knobs, hoist rings and more, announced today it has received a 2010 Boeing Performance Excellence Award in January. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Carr Lane maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance...

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Blank Tombstone Tooling Blocks Provide Economical Workholding
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Blank Tombstone Tooling Blocks Provide Economical Workholding

Carr Lane offers aluminum alloy tombstone tooling blocks, which reduce tooling cost and leadtime considerably. These versatile workholders are made of A713 Tenzaloy aluminum alloy, for light weight, high strength, and excellent vibration dampening. They are available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, including two-, three-, four-, six- and eight-sided versions, as well as window, rotary and...

Read More »
Quick-Acting Clamps are optimized for holding strength.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Quick-Acting Clamps are optimized for holding strength.

Heavy-duty shark clamp models CL-500-SHRK, CL-501-SHRK, CL-650-SHRK, and CL-651-SHRK come in 2 sizes and are available with T handle for optimal tightening and leverage of straight handle optimized for comfort and ergonomics. Quick-acting pushbutton lets users slide handle freely in and out to max opening of 5 or 6.5 in., depending on model. Also offered with optional no-mar rubber pads, products...

Read More »
Electronic Components & Devices

Adjustable Ball Lock Pins offer 3 handle styles.

Available in steel or stainless steel, Adjustable Ball Lock Pins are manufactured with 4 balls instead of 2 for more distributed ball-pullout force in clamping applications. Units are suitable for pulling 2 components together or to provide adjustable grip length. Available with shank diameters ranging from Â-¼-1 in., pins offer choice of knob, T, or L handle styles.

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