Pneumatic Clamp features fully-enclosed design.

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Suited for harsh environments, Model 8031 fits in confined areas and offers load capacity up to 600 lb. Cylinder is sensor-ready to detect open/closed position of clamp, which can be hard-piped so there is no need for hoses.

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DE-STA-CO Industries' Fully Enclosed Pneumatic Clamp Model 8031 Well-Suited For Harsh Environments

Madison Heights, Mich., April 15, 2004 -- The Model 8031 patent-pending pneumatic clamp from DE-STA-CO Industries -- a world's leader in the innovation, manufacture and support of clamping, gripping, transfer and robotic solutions - features a fully-enlosed design, making it an excellent choice for harsh application environments.

The cylinder of the 8031 is sensor-ready to detect the open/closed position of the clamp, which can be hard-piped so there is no need for hoses. Model 8031 easily fits into confined areas, yet offers a load capacity of up to 600 lbs., giving it all the strength of larger clamps., fluid, hoses, tubing, clamping sleeves and disks.

"Users can realize significant reliability by using our enclosed pneumatic lean clamping solutions," says Tom Stimac, DE-STA-CO Industries Industrial Products Group product manager. "With the introduction of the fully enclosed model 8031, we bring to our customers an ideal solution for harsh application environments."

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About DE-STA-CO Industries
The DE-STA-CO Industries family of companies is committed to being a lean resource for its customers, providing ways to eliminate waste in manufacturing processes through the use of optimal clamping and automation solutions that eliminate bottlenecks. DE-STA-CO's Industries wide range of products allows the company to offer its customers an Automation Continuum, providing solutions that increase profitability and efficiency, while reducing waste.

DE-STA-CO Industries is a global leader in the innovation, manufacture, and support of clamping, gripping, transfer and robotic tooling solutions for workplace automation needs. Based in the U.S., the company's global presence includes manufacturing operations on four continents as well as sales offices in North America, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore and Spain. Major customers come from diverse industries including the automotive, machine tools, general industrial and electronics industries.

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