How to Pick The Right Size Hose Clamp

If you are working on a new project that uses multiple hoses, you will likely need a hose clamp. In fact, you may need a stainless steel clamp for your heavy duty projects. These projects can range from cars to boats and everything in between.

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However, how do you know which size hose clamp is right for your project? If you get one that is too small, it either won’t fit or it will squeeze and damage the hose. If you get one that is too big, the hose is likely to leak and potentially cause more problems. In this video, you will learn how to pick the right size hose clamp.

The trick is to measure the circumference of the hose that the hose clamp will fit around. You can either do this by using a measuring tape or wrapping something around the hose and measuring that object. In the end, you want to convert that circumference to the diameter. The diameter in inches is how most hose clamps are sized. This will then give you the correct size for your stainless steel clamp.