One-Hand PEX Clamp (Cinch) Tool w/ Holster, Heavy-Duty
Brand: Everhot
Part#: PXT3011
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Model PXT3011 PEX Clamp Tool is used together with Stainless Steel PEX Clamps (Cinch Clamps) and crimp style PEX Fittings.

Can be used with all (5) sizes of PEX Stainless Steel Cinch Clamps: 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 5/8" and 1".

One-hand ratchet design allows to operate the tool with one hand only, effectively reducing labor and saving the installation time. To release a connection, turn the "Release" lever on the side of the tool.

Compatibility:

  • PEX Tubing - all types and brands, including Everhot, Watts, Uponor, Zurn, Viega, Nibco, etc. (made to ASTM F876/F877 standards);
  • Fittings: Brass or Poly crimp style PEX fittings (made to ASTM F1807 or F2159 standards respectively);
  • Cinch Clamps (Rings): Oetiker brand (preferred) and others (made to ASTM F2098 standard)

Cross-References:
  • Apollo 69PTBJ0010C
  • Watts WPCCT-6

Features:
  • Durable steel construction with rubber grip handles
  • A nylon belt holster
  • External LED indicator (lights up when connection is complete)
  • Calibration tools included
  • (2) Spare batteries for the LED included
  • User's manual with step-by-step operating instructions
 
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Helpful? Yes 14 No
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Great for Tight Space / Limited Access applications
This tool works great and is well worth the price, even for placing a limited number of connections. One of the benefits of the cinch type clamp is that the connection can be made with limited access to only a portion of the fitting. I used this to install 1" PEX to an outdoor woodstove for which there were 8 lines running to and from the stove through a 24" x 5" opening, resulting relatively tightly nested arrangement for which most of the tubing was butted up against the insulation of the stove - no room for a crimp die around the entire fitting. The cinch clamp worked like a charm, thanks to this tool which is well engineered and solidly constructed. Many thanks to PEX Universe for making it available.
By DIY (from UP, Michigan) on 10/10/2014
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The PEX Connection Champ
This guy really makes connecting Pex a joy. The fact that it can be operated with one hand is very important, because you frequently need your other hand to hold the Pex pipe tight against the fitting. Also, when it comes to spacing the clamp 1/8" to 1/4" away from the end of the fitting, you can tighten the tool just to the point where it holds the clamp but you can still adjust the placement of the clamp on the pipe and then tighten it all the way. I never previously used any pex clamping/crimping tools, but every connection I made with this tool was flawless. I wouldn't think of using anything else.
By David B. (from Effort, PA) on 08/12/2013
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THIS is the tool your looking for
Say goodby to improperly crimped PEX connections. With other tools you never really know if it's going to leak until you turn on the water. Please, START with this tool instead of wasting your time/money with the cheaper stuff.
By Ed (from Texas) on 12/01/2015
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The only way to pex - Spend the extra
I do not own this particular brand. Different color handles, construction looks exactly the same. The other style tool is quite cumbersome to use. You need two hand, lots of room, and alot of strength and luck to use at arms length on 3/4 clamps. This tool requires less than half the space, 1 hand(till possible last click), and much easier to keep in position while clamping.
By Heavyhaul (from Roaring Spring,PA) on 01/18/2012
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works awesome!
Great tool.. used it a few times. NICE to be able to crimp with one hand and align with the other. It's great that it comes with a pouch and calibration tools.
By Verified Buyer (from NJ) on 06/28/2015
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One Hand Pex Clamp tool
Excellant, can use one hand crimping the connectors while in a crawl space that is dark and cramped, am able to see the blue light reguardless of which position it is in while in poor lighted conditions.
By Chuck M. (from Tulsa, Oklahoma) on 11/10/2012
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GOOD
GREAT TOOL
By Verified Buyer on 09/20/2016
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Great price Works great
The tool works great. Even came with extra batteries and a case. So many ways to connect Pex pipe with all the new fittings. Can't make up my mind which one to choose.
By Retired (from Orlando Florida) on 08/08/2011
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Which type of ring is better stainless steel or copper
Helpful? Yes 7 No
PEX crimp tools are used in combination with PEX copper crimp rings. PEX clamp tools are used in combination with stainless steel PEX clamps. Choosing one connection method over the other is mostly a matter of personal preference. Crimp method is more time proven and mistake-proof, but will require separate tool for each tubing size or a tool with interchangeable jaws, such as PXT3201/02/03 crimp tool kits. Clamp or cinch method is much quicker, more convenient and uses only one tool for all tubing sizes, however it lacks the ability to check connections for accuracy and has been in use less time than the crimp method.
By PexUniverse Customer Service on 06/29/2012
Is there any kind of calibration required to use this tool?
Helpful? Yes 5 No
If you look at the main product picture, you'll see a small rectangular metal bar. This is the gauge and it is used to check the jaw opening of the tool. The hex key is used for adjusting the tool if needed. Both fit into a holster as can be seen on one of the pictures.
By PexUniverse Customer Service on 12/10/2015
Does this come with all 5 sizes of clamp jaws for the 5 sizes of pipe? Nothing in the description states that all 5 sizes are included.
Helpful? Yes 4 No
A cinch/clamp tool has a universal jaw for all (5) clamp sizes - 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4" & 1".
By PexUniverse Customer Service on 04/14/2017
Can you use this tool without the LED light?
Helpful? Yes 1 No
Yes - when connection is complete, the tool will not compress the clamp any further, so LED is helpful but not required.
By PexUniverse Customer Service on 09/15/2017
Will this clamp tool work with propex-a tubing made by UPONOR?
Helpful? Yes 1 No
Yes, this PEX tool works with all SDR-9 PEX tubing, including Uponor, Watts, Zurn, Everhot, etc.
By PexUniverse Customer Service on 05/20/2013
How do you remove a clamp? Is there a special tool just like the crimp tool? Thanks.
Helpful? Yes 1 No
There is no special tool for removing stainless steel PEX cinch clamps. Wire cutters (snips) are used to cut off the cinch head. The remaining portion of the clamp can be removed with a flat tip screwdriver and or pliers.
By PexUniverse Customer Service on 02/12/2013

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