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What is the difference between a Clamp and a Saddle Clamp?

What is the difference between a clamp and a saddle style clamp?

Clamps are stocked from sizes 1″(25.4) to 4″ (101.6) and sizes less than 1″ and more than 4″ are stocked as a saddle*.

Clamps are hinged to save space for pipe works in condensed situations, however they are replaced with a saddle in smaller sizes where the hinge becomes unfeasible and in larger sizes where the saddle provides a stronger solution


CLAMPS:

  • 1x Bolt
  • Hinged one side
  • Can be separated
  • Unique design

 

SADDLES:

  • 2x Bolts
  • Bolted either side
  • Can be separated

*Parameters may differ depending on the tube the clamp is suited to. Some sizes are stocked in a heavy-duty option.

How do Bossed Clamps work?

What is the difference between Tube and Pipe?

Imperial (Inches) to Metric (mm) Conversion Table

Schedule 10S and Schedule 40S Pipe Measurements

What is Spiral Welded Tube?

What is the difference between OD and ID tube?

Advantages of Press-Fit Systems

Press-Fit Stainless Steel Specifications

Press-Fit Seal Specifications

Why are BSP Fittings so common in New Zealand?

The Metal Company Flat-Faced BSP Mac Unions

Common Grades of Aluminium

The Tasman (Lightweight) Flange Thickness

About Insertion Rubber Seals

About HNBR Rubber Seals

About Nitrile Rubber (NBR) Seals

About EPDM Rubber Seals

About EPR Rubber Seals

About Silicone Rubber Seals

About Viton Rubber Seals

About Teflon PTFE Rubber Seals

Is Stainless Steel ferrous or non-ferrous?

Is Aluminium ferrous or non-ferrous?

Does Stainless Steel and Aluminium react with each other?

Does Stainless Steel rust?

What temperatures can Stainless Steel withstand?

Can Stainless Steel be welded?

Is Stainless Steel magnetic?

What is Stainless Steel?

About our sight glasses

Ball Lock Turret Fittings

About Liquid Level Gauges

About our Lugged Butterfly Valves

What does RHS, SHS and CHS stand for?

What is a Mikalor Clamp?

What is a NPT Thread?