This Oetiker 14100316 flexible nut driver has a reversible socket for 1/4" and 5/16" nuts and is suitable for Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) type F worm drive clamps turned by hexagonal nuts. It has a flexible shaft for ensuring proper installation in hard-to-reach locations, a textured rubber handle for ensuring a good grip, and is for clamping applications that do not require tightening to a specific torque value. This flexible nut driver is suitable for tightening Oetiker clamps that are used in a variety of industrial applications, such as heavy machinery, hydraulics, irrigation, food processing, automobile manufacturing, and petroleum industries, among others.
Hose clamps attach tubing and hoses to fittings to prevent flow leakage, or are used for hose or wire mounting applications. They come in a variety of designs to distribute uniform pressure over the circumference of hoses to bind them to fittings. Other hose clamp types are used for mounting, strapping, clamping, and positioning hose or wire. Hose clamps are suitable for a large number of industries, and commonly used in industrial, electronic, and automotive applications.
Oetiker manufactures hose clamps, rings, couplings, conveyor chains, hinged belts, and other connecting parts and accessories. The company, founded in 1942 and headquartered in Horgen, Switzerland, meets International Organization for Standardization/Technical Specification (ISO/TS) standard 16949.