HART 2-Inch CinchTight Clamp

HART 2-Inch CinchTight Clamp

HART 2-Inch CinchTight Clamp, HRC0201 Review

We recently got our hands on the new HART 2-Inch CinchTight Clamp.  Hand clamps are versatile tools that serve to temporarily hold work securely in place.  Carpenters, woodworkers, furniture makers, welders, and other construction related contractors rely on clamps to fasten, glue, repair and assemble their projects.

Clamp styles include c-clamps, bar clamps, pipe clamps, hand clamps and spring clamps.  Spring and hands clamps have become popular because they allow one-handed and quick release / adjust operation.  Up until now spring clamps were never considered to have adjustable clamping pressure, the CinchTight Clamp changes that.

What is a CinchTight clamp?

 HART designed their new C-clamps with CinchTight technology.  ClinchTight allows you to quickly adjust, clamp on and ratchet tight on any object  within the clamps 2-inch wide  by 3-inch deep clamp jaws.  A quick release lever then allows the user to quickly and easily release the clamping pressure.
Once clamped on you can tighten these clamps to provide up to 50-pounds of clamping pressure.
A lanyard type opening at the end of the handle allows you to attach rope which is useful for securing items.   HART calls this feature  “Rope Cleat” and its a great way to secure or batten down tarps with the convenience of a quick release feature.
  •  2 in. maximum opening for use on a variety of ma2 in. maximum opening for use on a variety of materials
  • Clamping Strength: 50lbs
  •  Jaw Width: 2”
  •  Maximum Opening: 2”
  • Throat Depth: 3”
  • Pivoting rubber jaw pads
  • Limited lifetime warranty for life of tool
  • Rope cleat

About the author

Rob Robillard

Robert Robillard is a remodeler, general contractor, and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts. He also writes the "Ask the Carpenter" advice column in the Boston Globe, and serves as the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and founding editor of A Concord Carpenter . Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review - Tool and Product Review - Video Channel, , where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the remodeling industry. The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob

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2 Comments

  1. […] summer Hart tools released a number of new and innovative tools including the previously reviewed Hart 2-Inch CinchTight Clamp. Another welcomed addition is the new line of Hart C-Clamps. Often times I use C-Clamps in welding […]

  2. […] maintaining the same level of quality they are known for. We have extensively tested the new clamp lines as well as a number of their hammers and have been pleased with the results. The newest tool to […]

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