Pipe clamps: what is it?
Pipe clamps areUniversal devices that perform the functions of connecting elements. They are used for works related to the installation and repair of gas mains, water pipes, as well as other types of communications. They are an excellent alternative to welding and fittings. If we compare the clamps for fixing pipes to other types of joints, then it should be noted that they have a lot of advantages. This element should be considered in more detail.
Construction of the fastening for pipes
This fastening element from the structural pointvision is made in the form of a thin plate of round form, which is tightened by means of a bolt. A clamp is made for fastening pipes made of metal or plastic. Each design variant has certain features. For example, if we talk about plastic, then it is more affordable, it is flexible enough, but its durability is not enough. Speaking about metal fasteners, it is possible to note its durability, reliability, and also - an impressive resource, in particular it concerns products made of stainless steel. It can be used outdoors, it is resistant to the effects of many corrosive environments, and also is not susceptible to corrosion. Consumers are most popular with this option.
Pipe clamps have a number of advantages:
- Ease of installation. Installation of this element is carried out literally in a few minutes thanks to the design features. This is done without using a special tool or possessing special skills. Even one person is able to establish it;
- Affordable cost. Pipe clamps are parts that have very low cost in comparison with other types of fasteners. Thanks to their use, you can save a lot;
- reliability of the connection. This type of fasteners is not inferior to any other in strength connections. In favor of this is the test of many years of practice of application;
- universality. This fastening element has such a wide application area that is difficult to describe all of its features in a short article. It can be used as a fixing or connecting element. Pipe clamps are used frequently enough to eliminate leakage, they have a high degree of reliability for mounting different types of pipe. Despite the fact that at the moment technology is developing very rapidly, this solution is optimal for today.
There are different types of clamps. For example, reinforced pipes are designed for installation of pipes in areas where the most difficult operating conditions are observed. Another area of their use is the equipment of especially important objects. Reinforced clamps are used for mounting sleeves having a large diameter. Such clamps not only provide high-strength connections, but also the possibility of fast connector.