Power-Loc™ Toggle Clamps
Innovative clamps that don't require climbing underneath your worktable
Watch this video to see how the Power-Loc Toggle Clamp in action!
Toggle clamps are a ubiquitous staple of many woodworker's jigs, fixtures and assembly tables—and yet they're often screw mounted permanently in place, dedicated to a single task, and often eat up valuable space on your workbench. With the Power-Loc Toggle Clamp, we set out to create a better clamp; one that could be rapidly inserted into any 20mm dog hole and secured in seconds (entirely from the top of the table), and just as quickly removed. With just a few well-located 20mm dog holes, you can now replace a drawer full of toggle clamps with one Power-Loc.
Integrating a special version of our Power-Loc Bench Dog, these toggle clamps secure entirely from the top of your workbench, thanks to an innovative swiveling locking lug feature. This eliminates the need to use a clamping knob or other fastening method from underneath your table. Simply insert this toggle clamp into any 20mm hole and, while in its upright position, use a 5mm hex driver or key to securely fix it to your table. Quick, convenient and strong. This clamp is intended to be used on the Festool MFT/3 table or work surface with a 20mm hole pattern, compatible with table thickness ranging from 16mm (5/8") to 22mm (7/8").
Proven, Auto-Adjust Clamping Platform
Designed around Bessey's popular and proven toggle clamp platform, Power-Loc Toggle Clamps auto-adjust to variation in workpiece height or thickness to dramatically reduce set up time. For even more adjustability, the clamps have arms that can be extended or retracted by loosening a hex nut. Clamping force is adjustable by simply turning the knurled adjustment screw. Once pressure is set, these clamps apply the same force to any part being held, regardless of size.
See the Power-Loc Toggle Clamp in Action!
How to Use
- The Power-Loc dog requires a chamfered 20mm dog hole; we recommend using a trim router with a quality 45˚ chamfer bit, allowing you to perfectly adjust the depth of the chamfer to match the chamfered lip of the Power-Loc dog.
- Before inserting clamp into your table top, ensure the Power-Loc locking lug is fully retracted into the body (if looking at the clamp upside-down, rotate the locking lug fully clockwise).
- Fully insert the clamp assembly into the 20mm dog hole.
- Raise the handle to approximately 45˚ to your work surface, which will expose the Power-Loc hex nut for tightening.
- Use a 5mm hex driver or key and turn the Power-Loc hex nut clockwise until the locking lug is fully drawn upward and clamps the underside of your table. Do not use an impact driver as this could risk damaging the Power-Loc lug or threads. Finger tight is all that is needed for an extremely secure attachment to your table.
- Leaving the hex nut snug, but not over-tightened, allows you to still rotate the clamp 360 degrees about the mounting hole, yet still provides strong hold-down force when clamped down.
- To remove, raise the clamp handle to approximately 45˚ and use the same 5mm hex driver or key and turn the Power-Loc hex nut counter-clockwise, which releases the Power-Loc lug and causes it to retract into the body. Pull upward on the clamp to remove.
- Table Thickness Range: 16mm (5/8") to 22mm (7/8")
- Auto-Adjustment Range (Horizontal Clamp): 20 to 60mm (0 to 2-3/8") in workpiece height
- Pressure Adjustment: Requires 1/4" or 6mm hex driver/key (not included)
- Attachment to Table: Requires 5mm hex driver/key (sold separately)
Other DetailsTSO brand products are guaranteed for five years from date of sale against defects in materials or workmanship. Normal wear and tear and accidental damage are not covered. For any product determined to have a defect covered by this warranty, TSO Products will repair or, at its option, replace with current comparable product. Warranty requests require an RMA (return authorization number) prior to any return. Request an RMA number by contacting TSO Customer Service (email@example.com).
Videos Hide Videos Show Videos
Connect & Extend Your Worktops with Bench Connecting Dogs
One of the primary advantages of the 20x96mm worktop design is...
TSO Power Loc is HERE!
Here is a link to purchase them: Power-Loc https://tsoproducts...
Innovative Toggle Clamps that Attach from Above the Worktop
Introducing the Power-Loc Toggle Clamp, combining Bessey's pro...
We are continually striving to improve our products based on customer input. While we make every attempt to keep our product pages up-to-date, know that the product you receive may reflect recent improvements and therefore differ slightly from the product depicted. We reserve the right to change specification of products without notice.