Archive for September 25, 2013

How are Wire Clamps Used? Three Important Facts about Hose Clamps

Written by Channel 8 News Reno. Posted in Hose clamp, Large hose clamps

Stainless hose clamps

Did you know that large hose clamps are used to attach a hose to a fitting? There are many various types of hose clamps, and they have been used in many different applications throughout industry. Here are three types of hose clamps you should be familiar with.

1. The Screw and Band Clamp

Screw and band clamps are made out of stainless steel, into which a screw pattern has been cut. Then, the clamp is placed around the hose, with the loose end feeding into the space between band and screw. The screw is then turned, pulling the band threads and causing the band to either tighten or become more loose if it is screwed in the opposite direction. These clamps are often used in domestic wastewater plumbing, and it was