A clamp is a fastening device used to hold and secure objects tightly to prevent movement or separation due to inward pressure. The first clamp was invented in 1896 by Knut Edwin Bergstrom in the form of an advanced worm drive hose clamp.
What are clamps used for?
Clamps are used in many applications such as:
What are the different types of clamps?
There are different types of clamps, including:
One-handed bar clamp
Wooden cam clamp
Industrial applications of clamps
Hand tool clamps are hand-operated tools used to position and hold workpieces during assembly or product manufacturing. Their critical applications include the following: