VALFix – Makita Premium Set
The ValFix is the newest, lightest and best value spindle wedge on the market and another real BaSt-Ing innovation. With a dead weight of less than 1.4kg and a lifting force of over 15t, it generates more than 1000g. Lifting force per 1g of dead weight.
A secret of the ValFix is that it works with a very flat wedge angle. Due to this small angle, it can be constructed particularly easily and still generate high lifting forces.
In order to achieve practical lifting heights despite the small wedge angle, it has a completely new spindle design. The ValFix spindle is partially integrated. This means that half of the spindle is protected in the felling wedge and only the second half of the spindle is exposed. A sufficient wedge stroke is thus achieved with a long spindle travel.
Grease nipples on both threaded nuts ensure easy maintenance and sufficient lubrication even on long working days.
The advantages of the ValFix at a glance:
- very short
- In principle, no axial bearing required
- low weight of 1.4kg
- easy relubrication using a grease nipple (no grease spray required)
- no weld seam in the spindle
- low wear
The ValFix may be operated with a maximum 500 Nm impact wrench.
Tip: With the right choice of impact wrench, it can also be used for the grinder as well as for the depth gauge grinder. e.g. Bosch GDX 18V-200.
BaSt-Ing GmbH is an innovative forestry company from Bavaria, Germany. Starting with a simple product, the company eventually grew and the two founders have now ventured into large-scale technology. Despite running his own thriving company and overseeing its relentless development, Josef Strobel still goes into the forest regularly with the chainsaw. He has not lost touch with the forestry work for which he and his childhood friend Florian Bauer and the rest of the team want to develop further products in the future.
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