TYPES AND USES - Continued
MACHINE TABLE VISE
PISTON HOLDING VISE
The machine table vise is a special purpose vise which
may be bolted to a drill press, lathe, or table. It is availa-
ble in two sizes, one having a 3-1/2-inch jaw width and a
3-inch jaw opening, and the other having a 6-inch jaw
width and a 6-inch jaw opening. Machine table vises are
used to hold small pieces of wood or metal for machining
or drilling operations.
The pin vise is a special purpose vise which has a
knurled metal handle and a chuck. It is designed to hold
material from 0 to 0.187 inches in diameter. The pin vise
is used to hold files, taps, and small drills during
The piston holding vise is a special purpose vise which
can hold engine pistons up to and including 5-1/2 inches
in diameter. This vise may be bolted to a bench or table.
HANDSAW FILING VISE
The handsaw filing vise is a special purpose vise used
for holding handsaws while they are being sharpened. It
has jaws between 9-1/2 and 11 inches wide, and an
attachment for holding a file at a constant angle.