BESSEY Archived Press Releases

Press Release – The telescopic drywall support ST from BESSEY

Securely fixes and supports during dry construction


As a specialist for manual clamping tools, BESSEY now also offers a solution for securing a wide variety of building materials on the ceiling. The flexible but stable ST telescopic drywall support serves as a helping “extra hand” for safe one-man assembly during dry construction. It has a GS mark for tested safety, is available in three sizes and can handle up to 60 kilograms.


The stable but flexible construction of the new ST telescopic drywall support holds a wide variety of building materials, such as plasterboard, wooden boards, panels, roof battens or metal bars. Even thin construction foils can be quickly, easily and securely fixed to a dust protection wall. The largest version of the BESSEY telescopic drywall support can be extended up to 2.90 metres. The base plates with a size of 8.5 x 6.5 cm have a swivel range of -45° to +45°. This means it can also be used on slopes. A secure grip – even on sensitive surfaces and maximum load – is ensured by the rubberised contact surfaces. The extremely stable steel tube construction of the BESSEY ST telescopic drywall support is resilient up to a maximum of 60 kilograms. An unintentional retraction of the inner tube is prevented by locking the release button.


Easy, quick and safe handling

Before using the ST telescopic drywall support, make sure that the locking pin on the release button is moved to the left. Only then can the telescopic inner pipe for the presetting be pulled out and locked at the required length. Pushing the locking pin to the right again blocks the release button and secures the inner pipe. Now turn the preset ceiling bracket clockwise using the foam handle until the upper contact surface makes full contact with the work piece and fix it securely in place. To release, turn the bracket anti-clockwise again. As soon as the locking pin has been pushed to the left, the release button can be actuated and the inner pipe retracted. Done!


The ST telescopic drywall support is available in three sizes: The ST125 with an adjustment path of 75 to 125 cm as well as the ST250 with an adjustment path of 145 to 250 cm have a load limit of 60 kg. The ST290 version with an adjustment path of 160 to 290 cm can be loaded with a maximum of up to 50 kg.



At BESSEY, we have a long tradition of producing such innovative, practical product solutions as this. Since the cold drawn steel plant was founded in Stuttgart in 1889, the Bietigheim-Bissingen based company continues to raise the bar in clamping and cutting technology. Currently offering more than 1,600 products, BESSEY has a specific solution for practically every application. Our focus is on precision and durability, convenience and safety.

“To stop improving is to stop being good.” This was the motto of company founder Max Bessey and it remains our guiding principle today –in all that we do and produce. This means that we are constantly developing new products and improving existing ones to make the user's life easier, on the basis of innovative ideas. Such innovations are worthwhile.


You can also find more information on our long-established German company and its products at www.bessey.de.


The history of BESSEY:

1889 Founding of BESSEY as a bright steel drawing plant in Stuttgart. / 1936 The production of clamping tools begins. / 1944 Construction of the current parent plant in Bietigheim. / 1979 Acquisition of the Ernst DIENER shears factory, thus expanding the BESSEY product range to include ERDI shears. / 1984 Consolidation of tool and precision steel production in Bietigheim / 2004 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl GmbH. / 2005 Company renamed from BESSEY & Sohn GmbH & Co. KG to BESSEY Tool GmbH & Co. KG. / 2011 Klaus Fuchs becomes Managing Partner of the BESSEY Group. / 2019 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH and the BESSEY Group celebrates its 130 year jubilee.

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Press Release – The clamping elements for workbenches TW from BESSEY

Clamp on workbenches securely and variably


In conjunction with a special workbench adapter, which is available in 5 sizes, BESSEY clamping elements of the series TW16 and TWV16 can be used on any workbench with a hole system.


This is made possible by the TW16AW workbench adapter. It is available in five sizes and in just a few moments the unit can be used to adapt BESSEY clamping elements from the TWV and TW range for 16 mm matrix hole systems. It is therefore possible to insert the clamping elements in all conventional workbenches with a 19 mm (3/4"), 20 mm (13/16"), 22 mm (7/8"), 25.4 mm (1") and 30 mm (1 3/16") insert hole diameter. If other hole systems are to be used, it is simply necessary to exchange the adapter socket bolt.


The TWV and TW are available in three handle variants: a high-quality 2-component plastic handle, tommy bar or lever handle. Particularly practical for rapid clamping is the model with the lever handle, which utilises the lever's natural force. The unit’s latching mechanism enables quick and precise clamping. The clamp is quickly and safely secured with a single action. The advantages of the lever handle come to the fore in particular when numerous holding points are necessary in processing long work pieces because it enables time-saving, ergonomic and fatigue-free work. Furthermore, the extremely wear-resistant cam guarantees a long service life. The two other handle versions also impress with their convenient functionality. The clamping element with 2-component plastic handle and the model with tommy bar each function with a smooth-running trapezoidal threaded spindle and tool-free pressure plate replacement. Thanks to a special surface coating, the spindle is particularly smooth-running, and does not tilt.


All three handle variants of the BESSEY clamping elements for workbenches are available with a fixed and variable throat depth. The model designation TW is applied to the clamping tools with a fixed throat depth of 100 mm, while the models in the TWV range exhibit a variable throat length of between 30 and 150 mm.



At BESSEY, we have a long tradition of producing such innovative, practical product solutions as this. Since the cold drawn steel plant was founded in Stuttgart in 1889, the Bietigheim-Bissingen based company continues to raise the bar in clamping and cutting technology. Currently offering more than 1,600 products, BESSEY has a specific solution for practically every application. Our focus is on precision and durability, convenience and safety.

“To stop improving is to stop being good.” This was the motto of company founder Max Bessey and it remains our guiding principle today –in all that we do and produce. This means that we are constantly developing new products and improving existing ones to make the user's life easier, on the basis of innovative ideas. Such innovations are worthwhile.


You can also find more information on our long-established German company and its products at www.bessey.de.


The history of BESSEY:

1889 Founding of BESSEY as a bright steel drawing plant in Stuttgart. / 1936 The production of clamping tools begins. / 1944 Construction of the current parent plant in Bietigheim. / 1979 Acquisition of the Ernst DIENER shears factory, thus expanding the BESSEY product range to include ERDI shears. / 1984 Consolidation of tool and precision steel production in Bietigheim / 2004 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl GmbH. / 2005 Company renamed from BESSEY & Sohn GmbH & Co. KG to BESSEY Tool GmbH & Co. KG. / 2011 Klaus Fuchs becomes Managing Partner of the BESSEY Group. / 2019 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH and the BESSEY Group celebrates its 130 year jubilee.


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Press Release – The clamping elements for welding tables TW from BESSEY

BESSEY brings its experience to the table


BESSEY has now transferred its experience of clamping tools amassed over the course of many decades into the development of its TW clamping elements for matrix welding tables with 28 and 16 mm holes. It offers a comprehensive range of practical aids, with multiple uses, to facilitate your day to day work.


When introducing the TW range, BESSEY concentrated on the essentials and therefore covers a wide range of application situations and enables individual clamping with pinpoint accuracy:

BESSEY provides both the standard clamping elements TW, with a fixed throat depth, and TWV, with a variable throat depth, for tables with a 28mm and a 16mm hole system. Both series are characterised by a tempered profile and the sliding arm for sprung and elastic clamping, as well as the option to choose from three handle variants.

The TWM28 clamping element has a heat-resistant special pressure plate with sintered steel insert, which can be tilted by up to 35°. On the TW28GRS gripping arm variant, the spindle is located on the outside, which enables free access to the work area among other things.

Regardless of whether the workpieces are round, oval or square, the TWVAD Vario table clamping attachments are the perfect aids. This is because they can be infinitely adjusted to the workpiece being welded, from 60° internal to 60° external. There are 3 versions: with pins for insertion into tables with 28mm holes or 16mm holes or without pin for variable movement on the table, for example to weld frames.

Thanks to the TWA-STC adapter and the suitable TWX extension, even BESSEY toggle clamps with horizontal base plates can be used on welding tables with 28mm and 16mm holes.

Angular and horizontal clamping tasks can also be mastered. The TW28AV tilting adapter is suitable for this in conjunction with the TW28X. It has a spindle that can be tilted infinitely through a tilting range of -52° to +52°.

If you are currently working with BESSEY BAS, BSN, GRS or BSG work table clamps, these can also be used on welding tables with 28mm holes. The TW28HO attachment makes it possible: by simply screwing it into the hole on the bottom of the work table clamp.



At BESSEY, we have a long tradition of producing such innovative, practical product solutions as this. Since the cold drawn steel plant was founded in Stuttgart in 1889, the Bietigheim-Bissingen based company continues to raise the bar in clamping and cutting technology. Currently offering more than 1,600 products, BESSEY has a specific solution for practically every application. Our focus is on precision and durability, convenience and safety.

“To stop improving is to stop being good.” This was the motto of company founder Max Bessey and it remains our guiding principle today –in all that we do and produce. This means that we are constantly developing new products and improving existing ones to make the user's life easier, on the basis of innovative ideas. Such innovations are worthwhile.


You can also find more information on our long-established German company and its products at www.bessey.de.


The history of BESSEY:

1889 Founding of BESSEY as a bright steel drawing plant in Stuttgart. / 1936 The production of clamping tools begins. / 1944 Construction of the current parent plant in Bietigheim. / 1979 Acquisition of the Ernst DIENER shears factory, thus expanding the BESSEY product range to include ERDI shears. / 1984 Consolidation of tool and precision steel production in Bietigheim / 2004 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl GmbH. / 2005 Company renamed from BESSEY & Sohn GmbH & Co. KG to BESSEY Tool GmbH & Co. KG. / 2011 Klaus Fuchs becomes Managing Partner of the BESSEY Group. / 2019 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH and the BESSEY Group celebrates its 130 year jubilee.

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Press Release – Erdi compound leverage snips D39ASS from BESSEY

Low-fatigue continuous cutting


With the Erdi D39ASS, BESSEY is bringing an entirely new generation of compound leverage shape and straight cutting snips to the market for the sheet metalworking industry. These sheet metal snips enable faster and more precise work with easier operation. Also innovative in the snips segment is the sintered steel insert developed in-house. It greatly reduces friction in the joint area, which makes the snips extremely smooth running and wear-resistant.


The innovative design of the Erdi Ideal snips is setting benchmarks in design and construction engineering. BESSEY has reduced the handle opening angle, so that the user can utilise the entire cutting length with every cut. Double compound leverage additionally reduces the force required.


The new shape and straight cutting snips from BESSEY offer the user significant product advantages when it comes to quality. The snips have an extremely robust joint area which is complemented by a newly developed insert produced from sintered steel. This feature is entirely unique in the snips segment and, reduces friction in the joint area. As a result, the D39ASS is both smooth running and extremely wear-resistant. Furthermore, the joint area is securely bolted with a stable stud bolt. A stainless steel cover plate, fitted over the joint, lends the sheet metal snips their futuristic appearance and also protects the spring located beneath it, which is installed in the housing and is maintenance-free.


With a total length of 230 mm and a cutting length of 30 mm, the new Erdi shape and straight cutting snips are extremely compact and convenient to use. The extremely compact cutter head with partially countersunk head screw connection is a key design feature of the D39ASS. The compact shape permits high-precision cutting of curves and the tightest of radii, while also being very effective at straight cuts – whether it is at the edge of the sheet or in the centre of the panel. Because the stainless steel cutter has a special hardness rating 61 HRC, the Erdi D39ASS can cut effortlessly and precisely through sheets up to 1.2 mm thick. A latch positioned centrally on the top handle guarantees that right and left-handed users can use the snips with ease, without a change in grip.


The new Erdi Ideal snips from BESSEY are used in heating, air-conditioning and dry construction works, and by numerous other trades. They are designed for straight and curved cuts, and are available as right and left-cutting models from specialist dealers.


This link http://bit.ly/2F8n5Kd leads directly to the video on the BESSEY YouTube channel and shows what's in the D39ASS.



At BESSEY, we have a long tradition of producing such innovative, practical product solutions as this. Since the cold drawn steel plant was founded in Stuttgart in 1889, the Bietigheim-Bissingen based company continues to raise the bar in clamping and cutting technology. Currently offering more than 1,600 products, BESSEY has a specific solution for practically every application. Our focus is on precision and durability, convenience and safety.

“To stop improving is to stop being good.” This was the motto of company founder Max Bessey and it remains our guiding principle today –in all that we do and produce. This means that we are constantly developing new products and improving existing ones to make the user's life easier, on the basis of innovative ideas. Such innovations are worthwhile.


You can also find more information on our long-established German company and its products at www.bessey.de.


The history of BESSEY:

1889 Founding of BESSEY as a bright steel drawing plant in Stuttgart. / 1936 The production of clamping tools begins. / 1944 Construction of the current parent plant in Bietigheim. / 1979 Acquisition of the Ernst DIENER shears factory, thus expanding the BESSEY product range to include ERDI shears. / 1984 Consolidation of tool and precision steel production in Bietigheim / 2004 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl GmbH. / 2005 Company renamed from BESSEY & Sohn GmbH & Co. KG to BESSEY Tool GmbH & Co. KG. / 2011 Klaus Fuchs becomes Managing Partner of the BESSEY Group. / 2019 Founding of BESSEY Präzisionsstahl Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH and the BESSEY Group celebrates its 130 year jubilee.

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