USING A PIPE VISE
PIPE ENDS ARE EXTREMELY SHARP.
HANDLE WITH CARE.
The following procedure provides the
steps required to fasten a piece of pipe in
a hinged jaw pipe vise.
Open the pipe-holding jaws (1) by turning the
threaded T-handle (2)
Lift locking device (3) and open pipe vise.
Insert section of pipe (4) in vise and close pipe vise,
by pushing locking device against lip on the side of
the lower holding jaw (5).
Insert locking bolt through aligned holes of upper
and lower lip jaws.
Do not apply too much pressure to copper
or aluminum pipe.
Tighten the pipe holding jaws by turning the
CARE OF VISES
Clean with a rag after each use, and apply a light coat
Never oil the swivel base or swivel joint, as this
decreases its holding power.
Never strike avise with a heavy object or try to hold large
When not using a vise, bring the jaws lightly together
work in a small vise.
and leave the handle in a vertical position. This will
Keep jaws in good condition.
protect the jaws.