WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise
- Mounting slots to securely fasten the vise to a drill press table
- Universal design compatible with the majority of drill presses on the market (see images for base dimensions)
- Remember WEN.
The WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise is a tool designed to hold workpieces securely in place during drilling operations. The vise is made of durable cast iron construction, providing a sturdy grip that reduces vibration and enhances precision.
With a 3-inch jaw width, this vise is ideal for smaller workpieces and can be mounted onto most drill press tables. It features a built-in V-groove for securely holding round objects and a knurled handle for easy tightening and loosening of the jaws.
WEN Products is a brand that produces a wide range of power tools and related equipment for both DIY enthusiasts and professional users. The company was founded in 1951 by Nick Anton, who started by creating unique tools for the unique needs of his friends and family. Today, WEN Products is known for offering high-quality power tools at an affordable price point.
WEN Products’ product range includes drill presses, air compressors, generators, and various other types of power tools. The brand has gained a reputation for producing tools that are durable, reliable, and easy to use, making them popular with both novice and experienced users.
WEN Products has also developed a reputation for its customer service, with a team of knowledgeable technicians available to help customers with any questions or issues they may have. The brand has a strong online presence, with a website that offers detailed product descriptions, customer reviews, and troubleshooting guides.
Why WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise
Durable construction: The WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise is made of cast iron, which is a durable material that can withstand the rigors of heavy use. This means that the vise will last a long time, providing you with reliable service for years to come.
Versatility: With a 3-inch jaw width, this vise is suitable for holding smaller workpieces securely in place. It can be mounted onto most drill press tables, making it a versatile tool for a wide range of drilling applications.
Secure grip: The vise’s knurled handle and built-in V-groove ensure that workpieces are held securely in place during drilling, reducing vibration and enhancing precision.
Ease of use: The WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise is easy to install and operate, making it a great choice for both novice and experienced users.
Read the manual: Before using the vise, read the manual carefully to familiarize yourself with its features, operating instructions, and safety guidelines.
Wear appropriate safety gear: Always wear eye protection and hearing protection when using a drill press, and avoid wearing loose clothing or jewelry that could get caught in the machine.
Secure the vise properly: Make sure that the vise is securely mounted onto the drill press table and that the workpiece is securely clamped in the vise before beginning any drilling operations.
Use the correct drill bit: Always use the correct drill bit for the type of material you are drilling, and make sure that it is securely fastened in the chuck before beginning drilling.
Avoid overloading the drill press: Make sure that the workpiece is properly balanced and supported to avoid overloading the drill press or causing it to tip over.
Keep the work area clean and organized: Keep the work area clean and free of clutter to avoid tripping hazards, and make sure that all tools and accessories are stored properly when not in use.
Q: What is the maximum jaw opening of the vise?
A: The WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise has a maximum jaw opening of 3 inches.
Q: What is the weight of the vise?
A: The vise weighs approximately 4.2 pounds.
Q: Can this vise be used with other types of tools besides a drill press?
A: While this vise is specifically designed to be used with a drill press, it may be possible to use it with other types of tools that require a secure workpiece holding solution, as long as the vise can be securely mounted onto the tool’s work surface.
Q: Is this vise suitable for heavy-duty drilling operations?
A: The WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise is designed to hold smaller workpieces securely in place. While it can be used for light to medium drilling operations, it may not be suitable for heavy-duty drilling operations that require a larger, more heavy-duty vise.
Q: How do I install the vise onto my drill press?
A: The installation process may vary depending on the specific model of drill press you have. Refer to the user manual for instructions on how to properly install the vise onto your particular drill press.
Q: Is the vise covered by a warranty?
A: Yes, WEN Products offers a 2-year warranty on the WEN Products 3 in. Drill Press Vise.
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