chain tongs


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chain tongs

[′chān ‚täŋz]
(design engineering)
A tool for turning pipe, using a chain to encircle and grasp the pipe.

chain pipe wrench, chain tongs

chain pipe wrench
A plumber’s wrench for turning pipe, consisting of a lever arm which has sharp teeth that engage the pipe and a short, adjustable chain which is wrapped around the pipe and holds the pipe securely.
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