WILTON INTRODUCES NEW TRADESMAN XC
WITH CORROSION FIGHTING ELECTROLESS
La Vergne, TN – Wilton®
may not be a household name in some areas, but consider this: Most industrial factories
in the United States have anchored their workbench stations with the stalwart Wilton
Tradesman® vise for more than half a century. Manufactured in the USA, the Tradesman Bullet
Vise is the number one industrial vise sold today. This durable vise is extending
its reach beyond factory shop floors to mobile utility trucks with the introduction
of Wilton’s Tradesman XC vises.
The elements can wreak havoc on equipment used in outdoor environments,
but the Tradesman XC vises incorporate electroless nickel plating on key
components which last up to five times longer.
In addition, all Tradesman vises are known for their impenetrable fully
enclosed design. This feature extends the life of the vise by protecting
internal components from dust and debris. These vises are factory lubricated
and permanently sealed with lifetime lubrication for trouble-free service and
Typical applications for the Tradesman XC vises include utility work
trucks, aerospace and transportation, machinery, metalworking, mining and coal
production, utilities, construction and the defense industry.
Tradesman XC vises feature a virtually indestructible 60,000 PSI ductile
iron body with a precision slide bar calibrated to .003.” This tolerance eliminates movement in the
front jaw regardless of opened distance.
A longer spindle nut is used in the vise. In fact, it’s 3x longer and 2x thicker than
the spindles used on traditional vises. This
ensures a lifetime of smooth spindle movement and straight line pull.
The Tradesman XC vises also employ a large anvil that’s twice the size
of average anvils. It’s designed to take blow after blow while forming and
New Wilton Tradesman XC Vises
The Tradesman XC vises have 360º swivel bases with a four bolt mounting system
to ensure a solid foundation. Other standard features include main jaws, pipe
jaws and a machined anvil work surface. The Tradesman XC vises are covered by
Wilton’s Lifetime Warranty.
The Wilton Tradesman XC vises (6-1/2”, model 1765XC, $649 MSRP) and (8”,
model 1780XC, $999 MSRP) are available through industrial distributors and
several online retailers. For further
assistance, contact Wilton Consumer Relations at 800-274-6848.