It is up to 10 times stronger and 90 lighter than a regular clamp. I use the rivet tool to tighten up the zip tie.
I double the wire and when i wrap it around the thing i am clamping i put the cut ends through the loop so that it is now a wire zip tie.
Using wire for hose clamp. I use 040 stainless steel wire. Everyone has a first here is mine. I use a sears craftsman pop rivet tool to make wire hose clamps.
The custom clamp making tool. However i have been using a pop rivet tool to accomplish the same thing. Also hose clamps cost money and i don t like spending money.
I need a hose clamp for my project but it s 11 30pm and bunnings ain t open. As for the wire the size of the stainless steel wire determines the clamps tensile strength. To use the clamp the exposed tabs are pressed towards each other typically using pliers increasing the diameter of the ring and the clamp is slid onto the hose past the portion that will go onto the barb.
Remember that a properly installed and tensioned wire clamp will have two full winds on each side. The only clamp that is a true 360 degree seal with no flat spots the clamptite tool provides a way to tighten wires wrapped around an object and then lock it in place. Hose clamps have been around as long as we ve been using flexible hoses.
A lot of it depends on the wire you use to make the clamp 304ss is the best all rounder but make sure it s of a. 10pcs double wire hose clips adjustable double wire water hose barb clamp pipe clip hoop plumbing fastener 19mm 16 19 5 0 out of 5 stars 2 7 99 7. Save money on junk hose clamps that eventuality fail.
Re bar wire is one of my favorite wires to use for my wire clamps. The hose is then fit onto the barb the clamp expanded again slid onto the portion of the hose over the barb then released. But a wire in the 040 050 range can handle anything in a compressed air application provided all the other criteria mentioned above have been met.
The clamptite tool can be used with various sizes of wires eliminating space and strength issues often encountered with screw. Wire hose clamp tool. So i needed t.
You can use mild steel such as electric fence wire but you have to be careful and not get it too tight or it will break. Argh and hose clamps leak bahhhh. I have no idea if other bran.
This is a very cheap and easy tool that makes secure connections on hose and tubing with just wire.