These tongs are ideal for handling metal billets. The pad either indents with replaceable grips or machined grooves in the pad or the pad lifts by friction. The pads may be mounted on trunnions so that the material may be rotated from horizontal to vertical or vertical to horizontal. Articulating pads shown in the image for double pivot billet tongs allow for a range of diameters to be lifted by these tongs. These tongs are supplied with a semi-automatic latch which requires an operator to latch the tong to disengage the billet.
Other pad arrangements are available.
These tongs are all made to order. Please contact us at Sales@DownsCrane.com . to get a quote on these tongs.
Single Pivot Billet Tong
Single Pivot Billet Tong Illustration
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