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What to Look for in a Hose Clamp

Choosing the right hose clamp is an important decision due to the critical nature of most hose clamp applications.  At PartsSystems our goal is to sell the highest quality products for the transportation and manufacturing industries.  In deciding what brand of hose clamps to represent, we looked at several factors.

• The most important factor is Quality.  In most applications a hose clamp is going to be used on a critical function where failure would be costly both in dollars and time.  By choosing the best made hose clamp on the market, you are doing all that you can to ensure longevity.

• Features and styles.  There are many uses for clamps and each one requires a specific type.  Sometimes a regular duty clamp is perfect, other times you need a high torque clamp or even a T-Bolt clamp for your application.

 • Price! 

•Lead time.  Lead time from most clamp manufacturers can be 12 weeks or longer, especially for special orders.

• What are the OEMs using? 

With Breeze Clamps quality is exactly what you get.  These American made clamps are a little different than most clamps.  For example, the band perforations for the screw on Breeze worm gear clamps are not just transverse (rectangles cut into the band on worm screw clamps) like lesser quality clamps; instead they are arcial (slightly turned ovals) which offers more metal between each perforation for added torque strength.  This is just one example of the engineering and craftsmanship that goes into each and every Breeze Clamp.

Breeze has a full line of clamps and many different versions of the same clamp depending on what grade of stainless steel you need.  From miniature hose clamps to t-bolt clamps, to constant-torque hose clamps, Breeze has you covered.

Breeze has been manufacturing clamps for over 60 years, they have the processes fine tuned to keep costs down and be as competitive as possible against the lesser quality imports.

Breeze has the shortest lead times in the industry with lead times 6 weeks faster than the competition and sometimes even better than that!

Every heavy duty truck that is built in America has Breeze clamps on it.  Freightliner, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Mack, Volvo, and International all use Breeze clamps in the manufacturing of their trucks.  Breeze is the leader in clamping technology.

For these reasons we choose Breeze clamps and think you should too.  View our entire line of Breeze Hose Clamps.

 – Contributed by our resident hose clamp expert, Wayne Trosino.