Archive for December 9, 2014
Every homeowner knows that fixing pipes can be a royal pain. Pipes are prone to leak, rust, dent, break, and even rot. Plumbers, while useful, can be expensive and are not always on-call. If you are ever in a jam, consider getting stainless steel hose clamps.
Hose clamp sizes vary but its basic design remains the same. A hose clamp is simply a device that attaches to a hose (such as a pipe or a vacuum hose) in order to seal its contents. Fittings such as a barb or nipple apply direct, even pressure to the hose in order to seal any gaps or leaks. Hose clamps are typically tightened by a screw, which pulls the barb together. They can be made from a variety of materials such