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Adjustment of Adams Clasps

Adams clasps are adjusted using round/flat pliers, this is to enable you to hold the clasp tightly near the point of adjustment.

Adams

There are two sites of adjustment for the adams clasp.

  1. To tighten/loosen: Adjust the arrowhead to grip the undercut of the tooth. Hold arrowhead with pliers at A and bend using finger inwards in direction shown.
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  3. To adjust the height: Hold adams clasp wire the wire exits the acrlyic at pint B and bend the wire up or down to adjust verical position of arrowhead.
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