Destaco Expands 5000 Series Toggle Clamps for Heavier-Duty Applications


New manual clamps enhanced with Destaco® Toggle-Lock Plus® technology ideal for machining and metal fabrication.

Auburn Hills, Mich. (September 22, 2016) – Destaco, the industry’s leading global provider of high-performance automation, workholding and containment solutions, today announced its high-performance 5000 Series manual toggle clamps have been enhanced with DESTACO® Toggle-Lock Plus® technology, providing increased safety for heavier-duty applications.

Available globally, the new generation of 5000 Series straight-line action clamps includes DESTACO® Toggle-Lock Plus®, a secondary locking mechanism, ideal for applications requiring high safety needs, such as grinding, welding, assembly, machining and metal fabrication.

“As safety and precision demands across heavy-duty operations continue to increase, workholding and automation performance will become more important,” said Tom Stimac, sales manager, Manual Clamps, DESTACO. “Because our proven Destaco® Toggle-Lock Plus® technology stops the 5000 Series from being opened accidentally, we’re able to better serve operations requiring extensive safety capability on a level that’s unmatched in the industry.”

DESTACO 5000 Series Clamps

Engineered specially for heavy-duty applications, the series includes horizontal and vertical hold-down clamps, and straight-line action clamps. Ideal for the welding, automotive, agriculture, and transportation industries, the 5000 Series is equipped with ergonomic safety grips and forged clamping bars for higher strength.

The clamps include:

  • Superior design to withstand harsh manufacturing environments in a wide range of heavy-duty applications
  • Hardened steel bushings
  • Non-rotating pivot pins for longer tool life
  • Versatile mounting with weld-on or bolt-on mounting bases

For more information about the 5000 Series clamps, Destaco® Toggle-Lock Plus® or other DESTACO clamping solutions, visit

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