2001 - Volume #25, Issue #3, Page #39[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Mechanical Friction Jack
"It consists of a 55-in. long, 3/4-in. dia. steel rod available with five hardened friction plates. The plates provide secure locking in an infinite number of positions to either push or pull. To use the unit, you simply depress the locking tabs to slide the rod into position and then use the jack handle to apply exactly the pressure needed to accomplish the job. It can exert up to 3,000 lbs. of push/pull power.
"We also offer a full range of chains, hooks, clamps and other accessories for further versatility."
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