Are Oetiker clamps reusable?
OETIKER Stepless low profile clamps are reusable. They can be opened and installed time and again, for example for maintenance and servicing in the automotive industry and they can also be installed both axially and radially.
What are ear clamp pliers used for?
Use the KNIPEX Ear Clamp Pliers for the simple and reliable mounting of 1-Ear and 2-Ear clamps (Oetiker system or similar). Versatile use for clamps on CV boots, cooler and fuel lines, air pressure systems and compressors.
How do you size an Oetiker clamp?
Simply measure the outside diameter of the hose installed on fitting. Then select a hose clamp so that the outside diameter of the hose is approximately in the middle of the clamping range of the clamp.
Who invented Oetiker clamps?
Mr. Hans Oetiker –
Oetiker is a family-owned business founded in 1942 in Horgen, Switzerland by Mr. Hans Oetiker – who invented the world’s first ear clamp.
What are Oetiker clamps?
Ear clamps are a fairly simple device for connecting a hose to a pipe or a fitting like a hose barb connection. The clamp is a metal band with a protruding “ear,” the sides of which are forced together to tighten the ring around a hose.
Can you use Oetiker clamps on PEX?
A: These clamps are universal and will work with any brand of crimp style PEX fittings or PEX tubing manufactured to ASTM F876/F877 standard.
What clamp size do I need?
Note: The seat clamp diameter needs to match the diameter of your seat tube rather than your seatpost, which is a little smaller. For example, a 27.2mm seatpost (a size commonly found on road bikes) fits inside a 28.6mm diameter seat tube, so it’s a 28.6mm clamp you need.
How do I know what size hose clamp I need?
To determine the size of hose clamp you require, use this method:
- Install a hose or tubing on the diameter of the pipe to measure its external diameter.
- With a ruler or tape measure, note the diameter across the external edges of the final fitted tube.
How are Oetiker clamps measured?