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Choosing Between 4 Types of Hose Clamps

Written by Free Car Magazine. Posted in An clamps, Black hose clamps, Hose clamps stainless steel

Throughout the world, hose clamps continue to remain popular pieces of equipment. In 1921, Lumley Robinson first invented the hose clamp. Currently, hose clamps are available in a wide range of sizes and materials. Considering the many hose clamp types available, it’s understandable to feel slightly overwhelmed. In this post, you’ll learn the differences between four types of hose clamps.

  1. Ear Clamps

    This stainless steel clamp consists of a band and ears. In order to use this device, you’ll need to place the clamp portion over a hose. After placing this clamp in the right location, the ears will need to be closed with a pincer. As the ears begin to close, it helps form the clamp to tighten the hose.
  2. Screw Clamps

    Multiple industries utilize screw clamps. These clamps consist of a band of steel that fe