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Roemheld PC 80 Holds Prismatic and Round Parts

Roemheld’s PC 80 manual vises are compatible with prismatic and cylindrical components, changing between the two in minutes.

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A photo of Roemheld's PC 80Z self-centering clamping vise

Roemheld’s PC 80 Clamping System is a manual vise that comes in fixed jaw and self-centering styles. It features a rigid, all-steel design, and includes clamping jaws with a dovetail-shaped serrated gripping feature that users can reverse or change out. The vise can hold manufacturers’ round inserts, enabling users to securely clamp cylindrical parts or billets from 44 to 95 mm in diameter. This provides the benefit of no longer needing an additional custom workholding solution or set of soft jaws to hold parts of different diameters. Users can convert the vise back to its conventional role of holding prismatic components within minutes.

The PC 80 has a stroke of up to 62 mm and a clamping force of up to 4500 lbs. The vise is compatible with Roemheld’s own five-axis riser, as well as quick-change solutions like other manufacturers’ zero-point 52-mm pins or a Quintus Pull-Down Bolt.

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