Stainless Steel Cinch Clamps
Oetiker Stainless Steel Cinch Clamps are also known as Oetiker PEX Clamps or PEX Cinch Clamps and are manufactured from stainless steel to ASTM standard F2098.
These clamps must be used together with a PEX Clamp Tool (also known as PEX Cinch Tool) and crimp style PEX fittings.
Frequently asked questions about this product:
Q: Who makes these clamps?
A: These are made in the US by Oetiker - the original manufacturer of st. steel ASTM F2098 PEX clamps.
Q: Which size clamps will I need for 1/2" PEX tubing?
A: You will need 1/2" Stainless Steel Cinch Clamps.
Q: Which tool do i need to use with Stainless Steel PEX clamps?
A: You will need a PEX Clamp Tool (PEX Cinch Tool).
Q: How far away should i place the clamp from the fitting?
A: First, make sure that the fitting is fully inserted in the tubing. After that, the PEX clamp should be positioned anywhere in between 1/8" and 1/4" from the fitting's shoulder.
Q: How do I disassemble a connection that was done improperly?
A: The easiest method is to cut off the tip of the PEX clamp with wire cutters and to pry the rest with a flat head screwdriver.
Q: Can I use Oetiker PEX clamps with PEX tubing/crimp fittings/clamp tools from other manufacturers?
A: Yes, the Oetiker PEX Clamp connection system is universal and allows installers to use parts from different manufacturers.
Q: Can Oetiker PEX clamps be used with PEX-AL-PEX tubing?
A: No, these clamps are not suitable for PEX-AL-PEX.