Manual Cold Weld Pinch Off Device Tool. Pinches Off up to 3/8 in. OD Tubing. TOOL ONLY.
This tool is use for pinching off tubing producing a hermetica
lly perfect cold -weld of tube walls; ends are
neat and clean. The most common application is
pinching off vacuum exhaust tubing of fully annealed
OFHC copper. (See graphics above) Other soft metals such as fully annealed aluminum, .070 in. OD X .010 in. wall Kovar,
annealed nickel, thin wall 52 alloy and platinum, can
be pinched off. Jaws are hardened, ground, high speed tool steel
(Rockwell C60 to 65). For pinching tubes up to 3/8 in. OD and inner wall thickness
of .049 in. See AVAILABLE DOWNLOADS below for POD-375 Pinch-Off Tool Operating Instructions.