Hose Clamp Pliers allows the extra reach, removal and locking of clamps into open position and for removal of plastic and metal self-tightening hose clamps. Precision clamp on end of flexible cable allows for extended reach. Pliers can be locked, freeing up your hands and making your job easier and faster removes and installs flat band hose clamps used on heater and radiator hoses. Tips screw is used to fit all clamp sizes. Ratcheting lock mechanism holds the clamp in an open position for easy removal and installation. Tips can be switched to accommodate different applications. It has offset jaws allow access in hard-to-reach areas. Patented slip joint design allows for automatic adjustable range. It provides solid, one piece construction. It handles standard and space saver clamps up to 2-3/32″. Locking device is used for control and comfort. It uses standard Mayhew 28651 and 28654 replacement cable and sheath systems.
Hose clamp or hose clip is a device used to attach and seal a hose onto a fitting such as a barb or nib. A hose clamp is not the same as a pipe clamp which is a clamp made partly out of a pipe, not a clamp for clamping pipe. Various types like screw/band clamps, CLIC clamps, VISA clamps, spring clamps and wire clamps are available. The average sail boat diesel uses dozens of hose clamps. There are many design variations all based on a worm screw tightening a gear-cut band. The three main types of hose clamps are: press, screw and hydraulic. Stainless hose clamps are intended for marine applications.