C-clamp


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C-clamp

(ˈsiˌklæmp)

n.
a C-shaped clamp having a screw threaded through one tip in the direction of the other tip.
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Noun1.C-clamp - a clamp in the shape of the letter CC-clamp - a clamp in the shape of the letter C
clamp, clinch - a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
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Using the c-clamp, carefully compress the piston evenly back down into the caliper.
The portfolio includes the C-Clamp Head as well as the patented Hammer-Head and Y-Head.
Locate it near the edge so a C-clamp that is securing the parts can hang over the edge and not interfere with riveting.
A 'cleft' in the AMPA protein that looks and acts like a C-clamp and that binds the neurotransmitter glutamate may, in reality, serve functions at positions between fully open (off) and fully closed (on).
Ganz and associates50 introduced the C-clamp as a tool to rapidly stabilize posterior pelvic ring fractures in hypotensive patients.
The unique C-clamp design allows for easy mounting to vertical or horizontal surfaces.
I C-clamp the press to the nearest convenient work surface.
I shouted, pointing to a small blade whose root was snagged into an angle that had been created with pieces of steel plate and a C-clamp.
While a small C-clamp would fit, the bar clamp handle wouldn't even begin to fit.
After attaching the stabilizer to the surgical table with a standard C-clamp, users simply suspend the tongue blade or laryngoscopy adapter from the device's horizontal arm and adjust to the desired position.
Compared with previously used bolted flange connections, the C-clamp system enables a time savings of as much as 70%, which is particularly important for laboratory extruders and pilot lines, says Berstorff.
Tape measure, yardstick, protractor, circular or table saw, electric drill, C-clamp, hammer, nailset, and carpenter's square.