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The Watson portable tool










Optional spring balancer








Air Oil Booster

Air Oil Booster

The Watson from Norlok Technology offers all the benefits of clinching in a lightweight version that gives you the portability you need. This compact clinching machine is easy to handle, requires only shop air to operate and can fasten up to two ply 14 gauge material.

Slip on Flange (Ductmate, Nexus etc..)



Light weight-for great portability
Two hand operaton-for greater operator safety
Simple tool adjustments-little or no setup time
Close tooling access- get in close for more applications
Air powered-hydraulic booster included
Proven design- for consistent clinches
Easy maintenance-for less down time
Competitively priced-low investment and fast payback
24 vDC Electronic Pressure Switch-accurate quality control

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Features & Options

Press Design Single steel C-Frame
Operation Dual Trigger - with toggle to close height
Power Air over oil intensifier
Return Pressure sensing (adjustable) 24 vDC
Stroke 1-1/2" (38mm)
Throat 1.56" (39mm)
Weight (Hand tool only) 18 lbs (8.7kg)
Capacity Max: 3-ply .055" (1.4mm) or total thickness of .150" (3.8mm)
Cycle time 50 CPM standard @ 1/4" opening
Air requirements 70psi min (80psi recommended) Approximately 0.8 cu/feet per cycle
Power requirements Any international supply within 120 - 240 VAC 50/60 HZ
Hanging Optional spring balancer available