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The double, 2 Ear or O Clip is an inexpensive, easy assembly clip which has many applications in addition to its normal role of sealing hoses against loss of liquid, air or gases.
Double Ear O Clips are supplied in Zinc plated mild steel or 304 stainless steel and either individually or in bags of 100 or 50 so there is no minimum order charge or quantity – ideal if you have a small requirement or you wish to carry out trials.
Advantages of the Double Ear O Clip:
There are no burrs or sharp edges which prevents damage to the application security – this joint is tamper proof and also cost efficient, quick and easy to assemble, aesthetically pleasing, compact and lightweight.
The Double Ear O Clip is suitable for a wide range of applications in manufacturing industries including agriculture, mining & construction, military, boat builders & aircraft, gas & chemical industries, medical equipment, welding equipment, commercial vehicles, heating & ventilation, compressed air systems, caravan manufacturers, building & plumbing, paint spray equipment, vending machines and many more.
The purpose designed pincers are the most effective for fitting and for removing Double and Single Ear O Clips. Normal closing and side closing – side closing is recommended for applications where space is restricted – normal closing for all other applications.
What size should you choose? Selection of the correct O Clip is essential – choose a size approximately 0.4mm above the hose assembly. The clip should be closed correctly in order to achieve optimum sealing performance. See links for data sheet which include an image of a correctly closed double ear O clip.
Single or 1 Ear O Clips are more limited in scope but offer an excellent solution in applications where access is restricted.
We also supply Double Ear O Clip assortment kits (zinc plated mild steel) both with and without pincers – ideal for your maintenance department.
Special terms are also available for bulk and volume enquiries – please contact us. Whatever your requirements, the team at Airlines-Pneumatics will be happy to assist you.
1) Fitting Information
2) Series 74 Double