How To Use a Clamp Making Tool

Posted by Jennifer on May 12, 2016 1:46:00 PM

The one-of-a-kind Clamp Making Tool allows you to make strong, reliable clamps out of simple Stainless Steel Safety Wire.  It can be used to replace worn or ineffective hose clamps, or to create clamps on virtually any material by tightening wires around an object and locking them in place.  Follow these instructions to create your own clamps today!clamptite-beauty.jpg

 


 Single Wrap Application

 

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Step 1

  • Insert end of wire into front pin on the left side of the tool
  • Bring wire over the nose and in front of the front pin on the right side of the tool
  • Wrap wire around hose or object to clamp (as many wraps as desired)
  • Bring wire over the top of the wraps and around the rear pin on the right hand side
  • Take wire over the top of the tool and around the pin on the left hand side

 

 

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Step 1 (Alternative)

  • Place loop of wire around nose and twist to tighten
  • Wrap wire around hose or object to clamp (as many wraps as desired)
  • Bring wire over the top of the wraps and around the rear pin on the right hand side
  • Take wire over the top of the tool and around the pin on the left hand side

 

 

 

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  • Turn wing nut to tighten
  • When clamp has reached desired tension, rotate tool 180° to lock clamp
  • Loosen wing nut and remove clamp making tool
  • Clip wire ends about ¼ inch from clam and push down toward hose or object clamped

 

 

 

Double Wrap Application

 

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Step 1

  • Cut wire to length (4 times around project plus 12” for tool)
  • Fold wire in half, tape or wire nut ends together
  • Wrap around hose where you want a clamp
  • Tuck ends through the loop

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 2

  • Continue to wrap around in the same direction; tuck through loop again and remove tape or wire nut
  • Place tool as shown with wire over front pin and around rear pin
  • Twist ends together tightly about 6 twists as close to the body of the tool as possible

 

 

 

 

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Step 3

  • Place notch at end of tool against the wire loop
  • Turn wing nut clockwise to tighten (right hand threads)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Step 4

  • Rotate tool over to lock the clamp, bending wires back over themselves
  • Loosen wing nut and remove the tool
  • Clip off wire ends about ¼ inch from clamp and push ends down against the hose.

 

 

 

 

Watch & Learn How To Use Clamp Making Tool In Less Than 2 Minutes 

As you can see, the Clamp Making Tool allows you to create strong and versatile clamps anytime, anywhere, on any material. Never be caught without the right size clamp again when you have the Clamp Making Tool and Stainless Steel Safety Wire on hand!

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