Downs Parallel Box Tongs

These tongs are preferred for handling boxes and crates that must be gripped near the top edge, such as boxes of shallow construction or the lack of strength at other points. The jaws move in on the load with a parallel movement. The leverage is sufficient to set the spurs without crushing.

These tongs have large pressure pad to distribute the clamping load over a large area. The heat treated turned steel spurs are easily replaced when damaged or worn.

Item Number Capacity Nominal Reach Weight
Minimum Maximum
293-12 500 lbs 4" 12" 26 lbs
293-24 500 10 24 38
293-36 500 22 36 43
341 Replacemnet Spurs 0.2
Dimensions given are in round numbers. We reserve the right to make changes to our designs at any time that may not be reflected in the table. Please ask for a Certified Dimension Print for current dimensions.

The sizes and capacities listed above are a reference to the most common sizes of this equipment. If you have a different capacity, irregular size or some other need that must be met by our equipment, we will be happy to design one of these pieces of equipment to meet your special needs while also meeting or exceeding our interpretation of the appropriate ANSI / ASME. standards.

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