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BTM UniClinch Hand Held Clinching Units

Pneumatically operated, fast, light-weight, and well-balanced hand held clinching solutions.

Economical Hand-Held Clinching

The UniClinch unit has an integrated air hydraulic cylinder which requires only an 87psi (6 bar) airline to operate. The unit contains few moving parts and offers a high level of reliability. It is also quick cycling, lightweight, well balanced and runs quietly making it an ideal solution for economically clinching your products in low to medium volume production runs.

Example of a UniClinch Unit

Example of a UniClinch Unit

Basic Product Specifications

  • Power Source: Self-Contained Air/Oil Booster
  • Max. Combined Material Thickness:
    • 2mm [.08in]
  • Clinch Tooling Compatibility: Round Joints
  • Tooling Sizes: 3.0, 3.8, 4.6 (Some Limitations Apply)

A short video demonstrating a BTM UniClinch Hand Held Clinching Unit.

General Information

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Product Description
UniClinch Unit


An inexpensive, pneumatically powered clinch unit for joining edge flanges and medium throat depth applications.

Self-contained air to oil booster requires only shop air (6 bars [87 psi]).

Choose from (3) standard "C" frames. Special "C" frames are available.

Product Application Information

The following sections are provided to help match a Hand Held Unit to your part. More detailed information is typically available in our Product Literature section.
If you are considering this product for your project, please view the contact information below.

Shown here are some typical applications that a UniClinch unit may be compatible with.
Not sure if your part is compatible with a UniClinch unit? Contact a BTM Application Engineer for assistance.

  • Outside Edge Flange6.) Outside Edge Flange
  • Hat on Sheet8.) Hat on Sheet
  • "U" and Sheet9.) "U" and Sheet
  • Full Corner Joggle Overlap18.) Full Corner Joggle Overlap
  • 45° Corner Overlap19.) 45° Corner Overlap
  • Hat Inside "U"21.) Hat Inside "U"

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Would you like to know if a UniClinch Unit is a good fit for your application, or would you like a quote?
Talk to an Application Engineer at 810-364-4567, or email us at Business hours are 8am-4:30pm ET Mon-Fri.
You may also contact us by filling out the form below.

To help us with the quoting process, please email a drawing or CAD model of your part.
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UniClinch Hand Held Unit Contact Form
i The Punch Side has the "cavity" side of the joint. Punch Side and Button Side Example Note: Thicker material usually goes on the punch side.
i The Die Side has the "button" side of the joint. Punch Side and Button Side Example Note: Thicker material usually goes on the punch side.

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Customer Information

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