2-Ear version: extended clamping range
Compact one-piece clamp: for robust, secure connections
Clamp ear: fast and simple installation, visible deformation provides evidence of proper closure
Deburred edges: reduced risk of damage to parts being clamped
Genuine Oetiker 2-Ear Clamps
The ears of these clamps do not have a dimple and nearly double the clamping range, compared to the 1-ear clamp. 2 ears provide a degree of elasticity to accommodate changes in size of the parts being joined, such as that which may be caused by thermal expansion or vibration.
The following applies as a guideline: To determine the correct clamp diameter, push the hose onto the attaching material, (e.g. the nipple), and then measure the outer diameter of the hose. The value of the outer diameter must be slightly above the average value of the diameter range of the clamp to be selected. The listed size of the clamp denotes the inner diameter (id) of the clamp.
How to Install
These clamps can be easily installed using Oetiker Hand Installation Pincers (HIP). The HIP tools have been designed especially for pinching ear clamps quickly and easily.
Oetiker HIP Compound Action, Standard Jaw Pincer, Item No. 14100386
Oetiker HIP Compound Action Side Jaw Pincer, Item No. 14100387
Oetiker HIP Single Action Standard Jaw Pincer, Item No. 14100396
How to Remove
Ear clamps can be easily removed using Oetiker’s hand clamp cutter (HCC). The HCC tool is designed to safely remove ear clamps.
Oetiker Hand Clamp Cutter, Item No. 14100407
Please Note: The clamps included in this kit are not designed or intended for use in PEX applications. The sizing references for PEX clamps are not the same as standard Oetiker clamps. Oetiker PEX Clamps should be used for PEX applications.