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Solutions: Clamping

PEX Clamps

Connecting Solutions for PEX Plumbing Applications

For reliable and secure high-tech hose and tubing connections, EFC offers Oetiker Stepless® Ear Clamps. These clamps are being used on polyethylene cross-linked pipe applications by the PEX Plumbing Industry. The specified clamps are suitable for fast and secure connections of PEX pipes in the plumbing field. The clamp sizes are solely intended for PEX applications with corresponding inch sizes. The robust interlock design, specifically developed for PEX applications leads to even higher radial loads of the clamp.

PEX application with Stepless Ear Clamps

Features

  • Narrow band for concentrated seal compression
  • Requires only one installation tool
  • Fast, simple and secure installation
  • 360° Stepless design for high radial loads, smooth outer contour
  • Tamper-detectable design
  • Conforms to ASTM F877/F2098
    Complies with ASTM F2098 stainless steel clamps for use with ASTM F1807 or F2159 insert fittings.
  • PEX Clamp tools available specifically designed to install or remove PEX clamps.

EFC International offers PEX solutions in the following sizes:

PEX Tube

Dimensions

Size (mm)

Part #

3/8

7 x 0.6

13.3

14002337-19

1/2

7 x 0.8

17.5

14002338-19

5/8

7 x 0.8

20.8

14003123-19

3/4

9 x 0.8

23.3

14002339-19

1

10 x 1.0

29.6

14003124-19


The
PEX Clamp Buster Tool, EFC Part #14003126-TL, enables PEX clamp removal with effortless torque action. In addition, a PEX Clamp Kit (#18500184-KIT) is available with one 3-handle ratchet pincers and 180 – 17.5-708R (1/2″), 90 – 23.3-908R (3/4″) and 30 – 29.6-1010R (1″) clamps. Two-handle pincers (#14000578-TL) are sold separately.