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Secure Your Workpiece with Confidence

When it comes to the welding industry, having reliable tools to secure your workpiece is essential for achieving precise and high-quality results. Our extensive range of chucks is designed to meet your welding needs, providing the strength and durability required for the toughest welding conditions.

Key Plant Automation manufacture a range of clamps and gripper welding chucks. We offer various models to complement our range of positioning equipment.

A gripper welding chuck fitted to a positioner table
A Key Plant Automation X3 - 3 Jaw Welding Gripper Chuck

X3

3 Jaw Welding Chuck

A Key Plant Automation WPSC - 3 Jaw Welding Gripper Chuck

WPSC

3 Jaw Self Centering Welding Chuck

A Key Plant Automation MC3 - 3 Jaw Welding Gripper Chuck

MC3

Machine 3 Jaw Welding Chuck

A Key Plant Automation HP2 - 2 Jaw Welding Gripper Chuck

HP2

2 Jaw Welding Chuck

A Key Plant Automation HBC - Hollow Bore Welding Gripper Chuck

HBC

Hollow Bore 3 Jaw Self Centering Gripper Welding Chuck

Full specifications are available on request.

Why choose Key Plant Welding Chucks?

Weld in Confidence, Every Time

We take pride in manufacturing gripper welding chucks that you can trust. Our welding chucks are designed to deliver exceptional performance and reliability, ensuring you can confidently tackle your welding projects. Here’s why professionals choose our gripper welding chucks:

Robust Durability

Manufactured with precision and built to last, our gripper welding chucks are engineered to withstand the most demanding conditions in the welding industry. You can rely on their robust construction for consistent performance.

Secure Clamping

Key Plant welding chucks are equipped with lock ball pins, providing a secure grip on your custom metal workpieces. Say goodbye to concerns about workpiece slippage during welding.

Versatile Solutions

We offer a diverse range of gripper welding chucks, including two, three, and four jaw chucks with independent or self-centering jaws. This versatility allows you to select the perfect chuck for your specific welding applications.

Internal and External Clamping

Many of our chuck models are designed for both internal and external clamping, offering you the flexibility needed to handle a wide range of welding tasks.

X3 – 3 Jaw Welding Chuck

When efficiency and precision matter, our X3 Welding Chucks step in to make your welding tasks a breeze. Designed with the welder’s needs in mind, these chucks enable you to change out parts swiftly and effortlessly, eliminating the labor-intensive aspects of your job and allowing you to concentrate on achieving the perfect weld.

Versatility at Your Fingertips: To make your welding experience even smoother, we provide three standard jaws and three ball lock pins with our X3 Chucks. This versatility allows you to securely grip a wide range of workpieces, ensuring you have the right tools for the job.

External or Internal Chucking: Adaptability is key in welding, and our X3 Chucks deliver just that. They are adjustable for both external and internal clamping, giving you the flexibility needed to tackle various welding projects with ease.

ModelInside RangeOutside Range
X3245-1/2” to 31-1/4” (140mm to 794mm)1-1/2” to 27-5/8” (38mm to 702mm)
X3365-1/2” to 44-3/8” (140mm to 1127mm)1-1/2” to 40-3/4” (38mm to 1035mm)
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WPSC – 3 Jaw Self Centering Welding Chuck

Our Self Centering Gripper Chucks are the ultimate solution for welding operations, offering unparalleled efficiency and versatility. Whether you’re welding fittings, flanges, or other workpieces, our welding chucks are designed to streamline your workflow and enhance productivity.

Effortless Mounting: Our Self Centering Gripper Chucks are designed for quick and easy mounting on any make of positioner, turntable, or tailstock. With just three bolts provided with the gripper, you can securely attach it to your machinery, saving you valuable setup time.

Robust and Lightweight: We’ve engineered our chucks with rugged construction, ensuring durability and reliability. Despite their sturdy build, they remain lightweight, resulting in a larger working load capacity due to the low gravitational center. This combination of strength and weight optimisation sets our chucks apart.

Precision Self Centering: Achieving precise alignment is a breeze with our Self Centering Gripper Chucks. Their self-centering mechanism ensures fast and smooth close/open action using a lever, allowing you to firmly lock or release the workpiece with ease. This precision enhances the quality of your welds and reduces the risk of errors.

Bench positioner
ModelDiameter of the hole through centre of the chuckClamping Range MinimumClamping Range MaximumWeightMounting of WP Range of Chucks
WP-20080mm (3.15”)13mm (0.5”)300mm (12”)6kg (13lb)3 x M8 @ 100mm PCD
WP-300102mm (4”)38mm (1.5”)390mm (15”)12kg (26.5lb)3 x M8 @ 120mm PCD
WP-400170mm (6.70”)89mm (3.5”)510mm (20”)22kg (48.5lb)3 x M10 @ 220mm PCD
WPS-600362mm (14.25”)451mm (17.75”)1054mm (41.50”)133kg (293lb)
WPS-1000699mm (27.50”)604mm (23.50”)1150mm (42.25”)235kg (518lb)

Custom Solutions.

Special Purpose Gripper Welding Chucks

At Key Plant Automation, we understand that every welding project is unique. That’s why we offer specialised design services to create custom gripper welding chucks and clamps tailored to your specific components. Our internal and external tooling options ensure that you get the perfect solution for your welding requirements.

If you’re in search of reliable and robust gripper welding chucks and welding clamps, look no further than Key Plant Automation. Trust us to provide you with the tools you need to secure your workpiece with confidence. Contact our team today to discuss your welding needs, and let us help you find the perfect gripper welding chucks for your projects.