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Offline richk

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vac-sys how to clamp small objects?
« on: April 23, 2017, 09:41 PM »
I have the full set of vac-sys suction heads but even the smallest head is still too big to get suction on my workpiece.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how gerry-rig this to work?

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Offline RobBob

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Re: vac-sys how to clamp small objects?
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2017, 09:52 PM »
How about this?  Should be easy to adapt to the Festool pump.


Offline Shane Holland

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Re: vac-sys how to clamp small objects?
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2017, 09:58 PM »
Depending on what it is and what you're doing to it...

Just drill a hole in any non-pourous material, like melamine or something, and use it as a gasket between your workpiece and the clamp.
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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: vac-sys how to clamp small objects?
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2017, 10:18 PM »
Depending on what it is and what you're doing to it...

Just drill a hole in any non-pourous material, like melamine or something, and use it as a gasket between your workpiece and the clamp.

What Shane said.

Tom