Archive for October 4, 2018

Quick Start Guide on Hose Clamps for the Do It Yourself Plumber

Written by Car Talk. Posted in Constant tension hose clamp, Ideal hose clamp size chart, Worm gear hose clamp

Plumbing can be a complicated process, especially in emergency situations. If you’re trying to stop a leaking pipe or attempting your next at-home DIY project, here’s a quick and easy guide to get you started on learning all there is to know about hose clamps.

A hose clamp, or hose clip, is a small device meant to seal a hose to a fitting. Different sizes and types of hose clamps are required for different hoses and fittings, and determining the right size clip can be a real pain if you don’t know what you’re doing. You need to measure the diameter of the hose and determine what kind of hose clamp you’ll need. Here’s a brief rundown of the most common types of hose clamps for emergencies, home improvement projects or just simple maintenance.

Screw Clamp

A screw clamp is an adjustable hose clamp made for larger hoses, around half an inch in diameter a