Torque Plates

Torque plates are used to keep the stack of metal secure and compressed during the firing process.

 

A set includes

  • 2 mild steel torque plates with pre-drilled holes and alignment notch
  • 2 sets of high grade bolts (total of 8 bolts, in 2 different lengths)
  • 2 sets of high grade nuts (total of 8 nuts)

 

Choose size of plates and thickness

 

3/8" thick plates can be used twice*

1/2" thick plates can be used mutliple times*

 

2" torque plates can fit 1" x 1" sheets of metal

2.25" torque plates can fit 1.25" x 1.25" sheets of metal

2.5" torque plates can fit 1.5" x 1.5" sheets of metal

3" torque plates can fit 1.75" x 1.75" sheets of metal

3.25" torque plates can fit 2" x 2" sheets of metal

 

Common to use 24-18 gauge metal with 12 to 30 layers

 

*Plates may be used again, but are softened after each firing. The faces touching the stacked metal must be resurfaced smooth. Hardware should be used only once. 

 

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Torque Plates

$36.00Price