Posted October 8, 2023

Fixtureworks hand wheels, cranks for products and machines

Fixtureworks has expanded its lineup of hand wheels and cranks, available in various sizes and mounting styles.

 Fixtureworks Hand Wheels and CranksThe line of industrial hand wheels and cranks are designed for applications on end products as well as the machines used in the manufacturing process. These products come in a host of different styles and material options, some of which include stainless steel and high density thermoplastic. 

The hand wheels come equipped with fixed handles, revolving handles or no handles. Handwheels are made of a variety of materials such as cast iron, aluminum, Duroplast plastic, stainless steel and finished including chrome plated and powder baked. And various spoke configurations such as 2, 3 and 5 spoke or solid disc. They are available in 80-500 mm diameter and all wheels that are metal come trimmed/turned and polished. However, both metric and inch sizes are available for many hand wheels.

Cranks are available in a straight or offset style. They are available in cast iron and high-density thermoplastic, in either a revolving or folding handle style. Cranks feature a blank, round or square hole. Also available are positioning control knobs made of stainless steel and thermoplastic with/without a handle, stud or set screw. The cranks are made from ductile cast iron, coated with anticorrosive oil. In the high-density thermoplastic version, the bore can handle diameters 0.375 to 0.50 in. In the metal versions, the cranks can handle M6 x 1.00 thread and 15-21 mm diameters.

In addition to handle wheels and cranks, Fixtureworks offers shaft locking clamps, heavy-duty knob locking pins, mechanical linear actuators, form holding clamps, quick-change pneumatic clamping fasteners, quick action sliding locks, spring plunger clamps, handle and levers, knobs and grips, equipment handles, hinges and latches, leveling supports, industrial rubber bumpers, stops and wheels, fixture clamps, clamping locating systems, work positioning elements, vises and grippers.