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Clamping Solutions Speed Setups and Add Life to Your Brake

Challenge: Set up time adds cost to every part that goes out the door. Traditional tool holders use inefficient set screws and bolts to secure tooling.

Solution: Advanced clamping solutions for upper and lower beams can be added to virtually any press brake to speed up tool changeovers and reduce downtime. They bring the added bonus of refurbishing the condition of your beams so your current brake gets an upgrade.



Our range of solutions offers you the choice of push-button clamping or quick lever activation, and provides deflection mitigation and tool style conversion when needed.




A Full Range of Clamps to Make Your Brake’s Work Surface Like New

From converting tool styles to increasing efficiency with faster tooling changeovers,
look to Wilson Tool clamping solutions to offer your current press brake the chance to
get an upgrade.


Power Clamping at the Push of a Button

The Express Rail® clamping system is our fastest acting hydraulically powered option.

Rapid Air-Powered Clamping with Shop Air

The NEW Express Air™ sectionalized system clamps with push-button quickness and a clean, inexpensive power source.

Express Punch Clamps with Simple Levers

The speedy and easy lever on each Express Punch Clamp section is the fastest manual clamping option available.

Crowning Holders for Deflection Control

The NEW Express Crowning™ system clamps dies and offers crowning for consistent results in longer part bends.


Data and specs for exploring the full clamping line is at your disposal on this nice clamping reference guide. Charts, diagrams and more make finding the perfect clamping solution for your machine a snap. Download this guide and print it out for easy reference anytime you need to make your press brake work harder for you.

Lean Streamlined

Read How Clamping Solutions Increase Production
“Clamping systems help press brake operators bring increased efficiencies to part runs and reduce wasted mundane movement. But to be competitive with shorter lead times and higher quality products, job shops and production/OEM environments must gain efficiencies with faster setups and more streamlined production.”

This article originally appeared in FAB Shop Magazine Direct.

Read More About Clamping

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“Like any tool used in fabrication, your press brake’s bending surface gets scratched, dinged and uneven with time and use.

One way to return the brake to its former glory is to pay upwards of $12,000 to get the beams reground. But grinding the brake is like remodeling your kitchen with the same 1990’s refrigerator you had before. Why not upgrade it with the latest technology?

To fast-track your existing brake into the modern era, install a clamping system. Clamps not only make the work surfaces smooth and harder than before, they boost it with some of the most advanced, time-saving features you can’t get from a standard beam.”

View the Details on Our Clamping Product Selection

Wilson Tool offers the world’s most comprehensive line of press brake tooling and our selection of clamping systems is no exception. From basic manual clamps to high-tech push-button solutions, we have your brake’s bending surface covered, for increased capability and faster setups.


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