Archive for July 2, 2014
Did you know that the first hose clamp was invented in 1921? Hose clamps are designed to seal hoses onto barbs and nipples, and this helps ensure a tight seal between the hoses and their fittings. Fortunately, some hose clamps also serve alternate purposes, and this is beneficial because there are a variety of different hose clamps available.
1. Spring. These devices consist of spring steel, and they contain tabs that must be pressed together in order to adjust the diameter of the ring. Spring hose clamps are commonly used in applications where typical clamps would not normally work, such as at narrow and inaccessible angles. As a result, spring