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Mega Square

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  • Mega Square
  • Mega Square
  • Mega Square
  • Mega Square
  • Mega Square
$95.00
  • 8" Aluminum Mega Square
  • 12" Aluminum Mega Square
  • 12" Black Oxide Cast Iron Mega Square
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Description


The original Mega Square is available in a 12 or 8 inch size with two material choices: Cast Iron (FE) or Cast Aluminum (AL). All Mega Squares feature a stiff “flange and web” design that is fully machined on all outer edges with tapped holes on the sides for mounting tabs.

Made In USA - Patent Pending

Roomy joint access for welding, gluing, nailing, riveting, etc.

Whatever process you’re working with, it probably benefits from some clearance around the joint.

Tabs help eliminate twisting and warping in the final work-piece.

The machined squares and tabs always create the perfect plane for your work-pieces to rest on. Tabs also let you easily hold round tubing.

Clamping is simple with multiple surfaces for quick and rigid attachment.

Stop spending your time and focus figuring out clamping strategies, or worse, clamping your straight workpiece to crooked surfaces.

Perfect For Angle Iron

Designed to quickly set your work-piece to 90 or 45 degrees. Speed squares and machinist squares are made for visual inspection and checking AFTER setup, the Mega Square is designed to get those parts square in the first place.

Flange & Web

  • 12” squares have a profile similar to an I Beam where the web is centered on the flanges.
  • 8” squares are similar to a “C” channel where the web is off to one side of the flange.
Customer Reviews

"Awesome squares. I also ordered the extra tabs. I use them constantly as my worksuraces are all slightly bent. These squares fix that as it's the contact with the material and the squares that render the work surface defects moot! I will be buying more possibly the minions but definently the angle squares I really need those. I'm an artist so I get crazy angle request."

Alma L.
"I've been fabing a few years now, and just recently started to do bigger projects, and haven't made the investment into a proper fab table yet. And I can tell you this is must have if you don't have a fixture table. But the great thing about fireballs squares are that if you do a Fab table then these are great addition to it! You can start with these at a lower entrance fee and make more money with better quality and increased production speed, and then get your table and continue to use them with even greater versatility. I picked up a 12" aluminum Mega Square, and I'm already planning on getting the 12" Monster Square. And I personally went with the 12" over the 8" because the larger squares are able to work on smaller projects as well as the big ones."
Earl K.

Specifications

Mega Square 12"

For tubing 2 inch and larger, we suggest 12” squares (3” wide)

Mega Square 8"

For tubing 2 inch and smaller, we suggest 8” squares (1.5” wide)

Size (in) Weight (lbs) Material Flange (in)

Mega 12" FE

12" x 12" x 3"

20.5

Cast Iron

3"

Mega 12" AL

12" x 12" x 3"

7.5

Cast Aluminum

3"

Mega 8" FE

8" x 8" x 1.5"

4.8

Cast Iron

1.5"

Mega 8" AL

8" x 8" x 1.5"

1.8

Cast Aluminum

1.5"


Aluminum vs Cast Iron

Cast Iron

Pros

  • Great for heavy duty projects
  • Excellent resistance to deformation and raising burrs when scratched.
  • Some natural resistance to weld spatter.

Cons

  • Heavy (Not ideal for mobile welding)
  • Susceptible to rust.

Aluminum

Pros

  • Lightweight (Ideal for welding on the go)
  • Resistance to deformation vs aluminum billet
  • Some natural resistance to weld spatter.

Cons

  • Can be be damaged if dropped or if used in heavy duty projects.

Included Accessories

4 Edge Location Tabs

Our revolutionary tabs allow you to align your material up so that you don’t even need a welding table! Don’t spend thousands on a flat table, just use our squares! Tighten the tabs onto the front or back of your square and you can immediately get to work. Sure, there are different jigs out there, but can they line your material perfectly in seconds?

4 Tool-less Thumbscrews

But it doesn’t stop there. We reinvented the game by introducing our thumbscrews. Say goodbye to your hex keys and Allen screwdrivers and freely adjust the tabs with only your fingers!

Optional Add-ons

Edge Alignment Pins

Install our edge alignment pins on any square to create a large, overhanging edge which can be used to index the square on a different plane. Depending on the square, this allows you to create edges which are 90 degrees (perpendicular), 45 degrees, parallel, and even 60 and 30 degrees from the edge.

  • Use it with our Monster squares to create a speed square for layout.
  • Use it to hang the square off the edge of a table for working vertical or perpendicular to table surface
  • Use it to elevate the squares off the ground or table for extra clearance when you’re fitting and welding entire frames
  • Tip! If trying to create a parallel edge with the mega square for marking, use our shims to get that perfect distance!

Optional Back Oxide Coating

What is Black Oxide?

Black Oxide, blackening, oxidizing, oxiding, black passivating, gun bluing . . . these terms all refer to the process of forming a black iron oxide on the surface of ferrous metals.

The black oxide process is a chemical conversion coating. This means that the black oxide is not deposited on the surface of the substrate like nickel or zinc electroplating. Instead, the black oxide coating is produced by a chemical reaction between the iron on the surface of the ferrous metal and the oxidizing salts present in the black oxide solution. These oxidizing salts include penetrates, catalysts, activators and proprietary additives which all take part in the chemical reaction. The result of this chemical reaction is the formation of black iron oxide, magnetite (Fe3O4), on the surface of the metal being coated. Black oxide has a range of unique properties and benefits including corrosion protection & reduced friction.


Our Other Squares

  • The original Monster Square is available in a 12 or 8 inch size with two material choices.
  • The Monster Square is designed to quickly set your work piece to 90 or 45 degrees.
  • Clamping is simple with multiple surfaces for quick and rigid attachment.
  • Use the radius on the tabs to use the Monster Square as a traditional speed square for layout.
  • Use it as an ordinary, adjustable angle square that adjusts from 40 to 180 degrees.
  • Right Angle 90 Degree Square with generous weld accessibility. Total height of 8” in this configuration.
  • Tall 12” square when fully opened and locked into place
  • Remove the fasteners to get two individual squares
  • Use the large V-groove to hold large round tubing or pipe
  • Compact configuration for use in tight spaces.
  • 6" x 4" x 1.5", the 4" width is perfect for picket spacing on gates and fences.
  • They are the first square we offer which has a built in 60/30 degree angle.
  • The cutout provides just the right amount of joint access when using it to clamp things at 90 degrees.  

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36 Reviews

  • 5
    Great product, fast delivery!

    Posted by Judy Spinney on Jul 31st 2020

    Great product, fast delivery!

  • 5
    Mega...

    Posted by Kasey Verkamp on Jul 8th 2020

    It’s great I use the mega square for all my projects!

  • 5
    I love it it works great wish I could buy another...

    Posted by Gabriel Valdez on Jul 8th 2020

    I love it it works great wish I could buy another one

  • 5
    Awesome...

    Posted by Caleb Bales on Jul 1st 2020

    Get one. The money out weighs the frustration of not having it.

  • 5
    Verified...

    Posted by Noe Reyes on Jun 29th 2020

    Verified Review

  • 5
    Purchase these...

    Posted by LOUIS GUNTHER on Jun 29th 2020

    I love all the Products you make and have now purchased both the large mega square as well as the smaller in both cast iron and aluminum.GREAT Product line.

  • 5
    Very...

    Posted by Joe Schafer on Jun 25th 2020

    I bought this to give to a friend. He loved it. He is a full time welder and now can't believe he didn't have one before. Very sturdy and gives many option for 90 and 45 degree setups.

  • 5
    Great...

    Posted by David Chambers on Jun 25th 2020

    I bought the cast iron one. Heavy duty. I use it frequently and strongly recommend.

  • 5
    Life...

    Posted by Alma Leal on Jun 24th 2020

    Awesome squares. I also ordered the extra tabs. I use them constantly as my worksuraces are all slightly bent. These squares fix that as it's the contact with the material and the squares that render the work surface defects moot! I will be buying more possibly the minions but definently the angle squares I really need those. I'm an artist so I get crazy angle request. Hollowcandle.com on Facebook

  • 5
    Great

    Posted by Zachary Jantz on Jun 21st 2020

    Most useful

  • 5
    I like my square very...

    Posted by john roy on Jun 19th 2020

    It does everything thay says and more I will be getting more am very happy

  • 5
    As...

    Posted by Richard Woodruff on Jun 19th 2020

    Got 2x the Aluminum Mega Squares, intend to use for wood and metal work. I like the weight of the AL for my intended uses, Well pleased, material, finish, function all as I expected

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