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VG500, 500 lbF Vice Grip with Jaw Options

Brand: JLWForce

Regular price $308.75

Jaw Face Type
Jaw Size (H x W)

Lead time: Grips with the following jaws are in-stock and ship within 1-2 business days.

  • Pyramid 30 x 30 mm
  • Pyramid 30 x 50 mm
  • Pyramid 30 x 80 mm
  • Rubber 30 x 30 mm
  • Rubber 30 x 80 mm
  • Wave 30 x 30 mm

All others ship in 5-7 business days

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These vice grips are used in tension testing on force test stands and material test systems. The force capacity of these grips is 500 lbF.

Pyramid (crosscut), rubber, wave, or v-jaws are included. A choice of 30 mm, 50 mm, 80 mm and 100 mm widths for the jaws.

The dual screw design accommodates samples up to 30 mm thick. Jaws can also be offset for asymmetrical test specimens. A T-handle is on one side and the other side can be adjusted using a hex key or twisting by hand. 

This grip is designed to mount on a standard 5/8" eye end. Adapters are available to accommodate other sizes. This connection type is commonly used on test stands, load cells and force gauges.

Features and Specifications
  • Force capacity:  1 kN [200 lbF]
  • Jaw opening: 0-30 mm (depending on jaw choice)
  • Connection: 15.9 mm (5/8") female eye end - Adapters for other sizes
  • Grip body: Anodized aluminum
  • Jaws: Steel, nickel-plated
Jaws

Jaw Type   Description Size
(H x W)
Opening Weight of 1 grip with pair of jaws

Pyramid

Pyramid Jaws 30x30 shown

Pyramids 1.2x45°
Hardened steel 58 HRC
Nickel-plated

30 x 30

0-30 mm
0-1.18 in

0.45 kg .99 lbs
30 x 50 0.54 kg 1.19 lbs
30 x 80 0.68 kg 1.50 lbs
30 x 100 0.78 kg 1.72 lbs

Jaw Type   Description Size
(H x W)
Opening Weight of 1 grip with pair of jaws

Rubber

Rubber Jaws 30x30 shown

1 mm rubber coating (NBR)
Nickel-plated

30 x 30

0-28 mm
0-1.10 in

0.46 kg 1.01 lbs
30 x 50 0.56 kg 1.23 lbs
30 x 80 0.7 kg 1.54 lbs
30 x 100 0.79 kg 1.74 lbs

Jaw Type   Description Size
(H x W)
Opening Weight of 1 grip with pair of jaws

Wave

Wave Jaw

For flexible materials
Wave 5 mm
Hardened steel 58HRC
Nickel-plated

30 x 30

0-30 mm
0-1.18 in

0.45 kg 0.99 lbs
30 x 50 0.53 kg 1.17 lbs
30 x 80 0.65 kg 1.43 lbs
30 x 100 0.84 kg 1.85 lbs

Jaw Type   Description Size
(H x W)
Opening Weight of 1 grip with pair of jaws
V-Jaw V-Jaws For all kinds of round samples
Tooth pitch 1 mm
Hardened steel 58HRC
Nickel-plated
30 x 30 Ø 3 - 30 mm 0.46 kg 1.01 lbs

 

Included Items
  • (1) Vice grip
  • (2) Jaws
  • (1) Clevis pin
Connection Dimensions [mm]
  • 5/8 inch (15.9 mm) eye end
  • 8 mm clevis pin

5/8" eye end connection

 

Optional Accessories
AC1047 Series Eye End Adapters for Load Cells and Test Stand Base
AC1047 Series eye end adapter kits mount to load cells and to test stand bases. They have 5/8" [15.8 mm] diameter which is commonly used with test frames, load cells, grips, and force gauges. These eye end adapters provide a commonly accepted indu...
AC1045 Series Eye End Adapter for Force Gauges
AC1045 series eye end adapter kits mount to force gauges. They have 5/8" [15.8 mm] diameter which is commonly used with test frames, load cells, grips, and force gauges. These eye end adapters provide a commonly accepted industry method of attachi...
Eye End Clevis Conversion Adapter
Male eye end to male eye end conversion. Diameters (mm): 15.8 to 5.9, 15.8 to 11.9, 15.8 to 31.7.
Eye ends are used on most universal testing machines, motorized test stands and some manual test stands. These ends can be used to convert from one size of an eye end to another allowing more options for grips that can be mounted. A158-59 Adapter...
Thread and Eye End Adapters
  • Adapters to mount grips and fixtures to test stands, load cells and force gauges.
  • Models are available to mount to any brand of equipment.
  • If you don't see what you need please contact us and we can offer the appropriate part.
Vice Grips
  • Vice grips are versatile grips used in tensile, peel and some compression testing applications.
  • The side action screw allows for different thicknesses of samples and can be offset. 
  • Jaws can be changed to different surfaces including pyramid (crosscut), rubber, wave and v-jaw. Tensile vice grips are available up to 9 kN. 
Used for tensile testing
Grips with jaw options including rubber, crosscut, v-groove and more.
Wedge Grips
  • Self-tightening wedge grips for tensile testing. 
  • Easy clamping and unclamping action makes specimen loading fast.
  • Self-tightening wedge design eliminates slippage.
  • Available at higher capacities than most other tension grips.
  • Can be used for tensile testing of wires, plastics, metals, elastomers.