Not all hose clamps are created equally. There are various types of hose clamps with varying uses for various different project. You need to be able to choose the right type for your project, and to do that, you need to know what some of the most common types are and what they’re used for.
Here are a few things you should know.
The most common type of hose clamps are worm-gears. These heavy duty hose clamps are made of stainless steel and can be used to tighten in a wide range of different applications using just a regular screwdriver. All you have to do is turn the screwdriver clockwise to tigh
Stainless hose clamps are the long-term version of a zip tie or length of duct tape in pipe fittings. They are used when a pipe needs to have a very tight seal onto a barb or nipple. While very commonly used in automotive and household projects, stainless hose clamps are not found where pipes contain high pressured liquids or gases; they are best for moderate pressured hoses. Stainless hose clamps are easy to use and are more professional than a makeshift seal.
If you have not had cause to handle any hose clamps before, the types of hose clamps may seem confusing at first glance. There are heavy duty hose clamps, Continue Reading No Comments
Large hose clamps are a valuable component for installation or repair of automotive hoses or home plumbing systems. They are typically used for moderate pressure connections where liquid or air can escape, and are fairly adjustable to be as useful as possible. Large hose clamps have been around for a long time, invented in 1921 by Lumley Robinson, a Royal Navy Commander.
There are different types of hose clamps in a variety of sizes and materials, but their main function is to seal a hose into a fitting. Small and mini hose clamps are generally used for automotive Continue Reading No Comments