Arnold Family of Vises

Controllable Power, Dependable Clamping

Dapra is a proud distributor of the Arnold family of high pressure vises manufactured by Fresmak. Since 1967, Fresmak has specialized in vises and clamping devises. A highly-qualified team and emphasis on research & development have made Fresmak a world leader in vise manufacture.

Arnold vises are durably constructed to give industry a truly dependable vise suitable for milling, grinding, drilling, toolroom and production work and many other uses. All Arnold vises are built to precision tolerances and accurate standards to ensure reliability and long life. Arnold vises combine a heavy-duty, rugged design with precision manufacturing and the highest quality materials available to give the best value to our customers.

Arnold Classic - HydraVise

Arnold Classic - HydraVise
  • Up to 18,000 lbs. pressure in 4 size vises: 3.5", 5.0", 6.5" and 8" jaw widths
  • Hydraulic and mechanical spindles available
  • Normal and narrow vise bases (for close mounting)

Arnold MAT

Arnold MAT
  • Fully-ground periphery guarantees parallelism & perpendicularity for side and end-mounting
  • High-pressure pull-down clamping provides ultimate security and accuracy
  • Built-in rear jaw for strength and stability
  • Hydraulic & mechanical versions with up to 11,000 lbs. pressure in 3.5", 5.0", 6.5" and 8" jaw widths

Arnold MB2

Arnold MB2
  • Top-bottom ground version of MAT vise - economy model
  • Interchangeable front and rear jaws for optimum versatility
  • Hydraulic & mechanical versions with up to 11,000 lbs. pressure in 5.0" and 6.5" jaw widths

Arnold Durmak

Arnold Durmak
  • MB2 clamping capacity with better clamping variability
  • One fixed and one moving jaw, flat for adding clamping fixtures/grippers
  • Mechanical intensifier provides up to 11,000 lbs. pressure in 5" and 6.5" jaw widths

Arnold Twin

Arnold Twin
  • High-pressure clamping of two workpieces simultaneously
  • 3rd-hand feature allows clamping of each piece in two stages
  • Fully-ground periphery guarantees parallelism & perpendicularity for side and end-mounting
  • Hydraulic intensifier provides up to 11,000 lbs. pressure in 3.5" and 5.0" jaw widths

Arnold 5X

Arnold 5X
  • Tall jaws for 5-axis machining
  • Mechanical intensifier provides up to 6,600 lbs. clamping pressure
  • 5.0" jaw width on two different length vise bodies (medium & long)
  • Large opening accepts workpieces up to 9.5" long

Arnold SC

Standard HydraVise with hydraulic spindle and swivel base
  • Self-centering vise without high-pressure clamping
  • High-mount screw maximizes clamping force and minimizes jaw deflection
  • Centering accuracy .0007"
  • Small footprint suitable for 5X machining in jaw widths of 2.75", 3.5" and 5.0"

Arnold SC 5X

Arnold SC 5X
  • Self-centering vise without high-pressure clamping
  • Tall jaws for optimum 5X access
  • High-mount screw maximizes clamping force and minimizes jaw deflection
  • Centering accuracy .0007"
  • Small footprint suitable for 5X machining in jaw widths of 3.5" and 5.0"