- - pliers;
- - set of wrenches;
- - factory repair clamp for pipes of a suitable size.
- - a piece of steel sheet thickness of 1.0-1.5 mm;
- - tin snips;
- - household scissors;
- - pliers;
- - drill with a drill Ø7 mm;
- - a piece of rubber pad thickness of 1.5-3 mm;
- - M6 screw length of 20-30 mm with a nut;
- - wrench 8x10.
If you have a factory repair clamp dimensions to the diameter of the damaged pipe, your task is extremely simplified.To fix a leak in the pipe , follow these steps.
Remove the clamp bolt, and bend the clamp to a position in which it
can be put on the pipe.Put the clamp on the pipe at the site of a breakthrough.If the gasket collar separated from it, then before installing the clamp, replace the gasket break.
Install the bolt into the hole and tighten the clamp nut wrench.The clamps may be of different designs: one or more bolts, the single-or two-tape.However, their method of use remains the same.
clamp The factory is very convenient to use.However, I think, not so much among us squirrels people who kept to repair clamps of different sizes.Most often, in the case of the flow tube has to use a homemade collar.Produce can be as follows.
Cut the sheet steel strip width of 20-30 mm (depending on the size of the lesion).Its length shall be 35-40 mm longer than the circumference of the pipe, which can be measured by any cord.
pliers Bend the edges of the strip (about 20 mm) at an angle of 90 °.Bent strip should resemble the letter P. Firmly wrap the strip around the pipe so that it took the form of a collar.In the clamped state of the clamp between his regiments should be a small gap (1-3 mm).If this condition is not met, one of the legs straighten and bend it again.
shelves Drill hole diameter of 7 mm for the installation of the clamping bolt.Cut the rubber gasket of suitable size.Install the gasket and the collar on the damaged place, insert the screw into the hole and tighten it.Between shelves clamp must remain a small gap guaranteeing a sufficient clamping force.
Homemade clamp can be used only as a temporary means to eliminate leaks.Subsequently, it should be replaced or repaired factory clamp a place of course another way to guarantee long-term and safe operation of the pipe.