TG280 Capstan Action Wedge Grip

This capstan action, parallel wedge grip is supplied with straight cut faces as standard. It is ideal for flat or round samples. The capstan action holds samples securely in the jaws prior to test. Optional jaw faces are available and may also be used with the TG270 capstan action grip.

50 kN, 11240 lbf

Includes upper and lower grips with standard straight cut faces. The TG280 is not included when ordering optional jaw faces.

Used on tensile testing in general metallurgical and composite applications.


Maximum Capacity 50 kN 11240 lb
Minimum Loadcell 500 N 112.5 lb
Gripping Length 50 mm 1.97 in
Maximum Sample Width 25 mm 0.98 in
Maximum Sample Thickness 16.5 mm 0.65 in
Eye End Diameter 31.7 mm 1 1/4 in
Weight Each 4.5 Kg 10 lb
Length Each 195 mm 7.68 in
Temperature Limits -70°C to 200°C
-94°F to 392°F
Model Part No. Description
TG280 01/2405 Capstan Action Parallel Wedge Grips - 50 kN, (11240 lbf)