TH243 Wedge Grips – 20 kN and 50 kN


Wedge Grips 20kN & 50kN capacity Multi purpose, self-tightening grips.
Suitable for metal or plastic specimens (with medium strength) etc.

Easy to use: The grips feature a lever arm for quick loading and releasing of the samples. The wedge-shaped design of the jaws causes the clamping force to increase, as tension is an applied during the test.

Optional Extras

Cost to add either extra force capacity or special design for easier use in temperature chambers
50 kN wedge grip TH243-50 Additional Cost
TH243-TK-Option Remodeling for usage in a temperature chamber including counter weights. Surcharge for 1 pair of TH243-20 or TH243-50
TH243-BP Pyramid jaws, opening width 0-13mm, 1 set
TH243-BP16 Pyramid jaws, opening width 4-16mm, 1 set
TH243-BV V-jaws for round samples Ø 3-13 mm, 1 set
TH243-BV16 V-jaws for round samples Ø 4-16 mm, 1 set
TH243-BV20 V-jaws for round samples Ø 10-20 mm, 1 set

Wedge Grips manufactured in Germany to the highest standards by the World leader in grips and fixtures for materials testing.

  • Item No. TH243-20 & TH243-50
  • Tensile force 20 kN 50 kN
  • Temperature range
    • 0°C – +130°C (TH243)
    • -70°C – +280°C (TH243-Ni)
    • -70°C – +280°C (TH243- Special Chamber Option including counter weights)
  • Body Steel, phosphate coated (TH243)
  • Steel, nickel plated (TH243-Ni)
  • Weight 3.8 kg each grip (without jaws) 20kN 6.75 kg each grip (without jaws) 50kN
  • Scope of delivery 1 pair of grips (without jaws)

See data sheet for more details, photo’s & drawings 

Wedge grips to fit any Universal Testing Machine:- Instron, Zwick, Lloyds, AMETEK, Mecmesin, Shimadzu, Admet, Tinius Olsen etc.

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