Updated March 03, 2021 by Chris Gillespie

The 10 Best Pipe Clamps

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This wiki has been updated 18 times since it was first published in October of 2017. Whether you want to hold wood stock firmly in place while you join them together in some manner, have to hold pipes securely in a plumbing or engine application, or simply need to line two lengths of tubing up for welding purposes, one of these sturdy clamps should be up to the job. We've included a variety of different styles to ensure you can find something perfectly suited to the task at hand. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Sumner Ultra

2. Strong Hand Tools PG114V

3. Lokman Assortment Kit

Editor's Notes

February 26, 2021:

Whether you need to temporarily hold a pipe secure while work is carried out, or if you want to permanently fix it in position, one of these pipe clamps should be suitable for your needs. In this update, we researched all of our recommendations and found that by and large, they are still up-to-date and high-quality options.

We did make one addition to the ranking, and that was the Pony 56, which is notable due to its extra deep reach that provides greater versatility, especially in hard-to-reach areas. It also has reversible jaws that allow it to be used as a spreader, too. Similar in design is the Irwin Quick-Grip, the Jorgensen 55, and the Bessey BPC-H34, all of which can be used with lengths of steel pipe, allowing the clamping width to be set at any length necessary. The latter also has rubber end caps that prevent marring delicate materials. For temporarily holding pipes steady while work such as welding or threading is carried out, the Strong Hand Tools Fit-Up is a robust option made from durable materials, and available in two sizes. Similarly, the Strong Hand Tools PG114V is designed with adjustable handgrips that allow them to quickly be positioned and removed from pipes up to 64 millimeters. The Lokman Assortment Kit and the Novsino Wall and Ceiling Mount are both designed to permanently hold lengths of pipe in place and prevent them from sagging or being damaged, and are found everywhere from schools and hospitals to drinks manufacturers and chemical plants.

April 03, 2019:

When people are looking to purchase pipe clamps, they may need one of a variety of different tools. If you need the type of pipe clamp that is used to hold other things together, such as furniture while the glue dries, we have included the Bessey BPC-H34, Jorgensen 55, Rockler Sure-Foot Plus, and Irwin Quick-Grip for you. Now if you actually need clamps to hold two lengths of pipe together, then you'll want to look at the Sumner Ultra, Strong Hand Tools PG114V, Strong Hand Tools Fit-Up, and Eliseo Sanitary Tri-Clamp. For those who need to secure a length of tubing onto something else, like soft piping onto an engine component, we have included the Lokman Assortment Kit. We have also even added the Novsino Wall and Ceiling Mount, which is designed to hold a single length of tubing in place as it runs from one location to another. Whatever job you have in mind, you are sure to find the right tool for your needs here.

Special Honors

Bessey With many years of experience in precision steel and tool manufacturing, Bessy is a market leader in clamping and cutting technology. Their clamps range from heavy-duty industrial models to light-duty fully adjustable ones, and are made using high-quality materials and components. bessey.de

Stauff Clamps specially designed to grip and support mechanical and structural pipes, these Stauff clamps are made from polypropylene, polyamide, or aluminum and reduce the vibration and noise throughout hydraulics or pneumatics systems. They are available in a range of sizes, for pipe diameters of 6 to 406 millimeters. us.stauff.com

4. Strong Hand Tools Fit-Up

5. Bessey BPC-H34

6. Jorgensen 55

7. Novsino Wall and Ceiling Mount

8. Pony 56

9. Eliseo Sanitary Tri-Clamp

10. Irwin Quick-Grip


Chris Gillespie
Last updated on March 03, 2021 by Chris Gillespie

Starting his career in the building industry, Chris built and managed a plumbing and heating company in northern England. After 13 years, seeking a more fulfilling lifestyle, he moved to southeast Asia, eventually settling in Vietnam, where he teaches writing and comprehension at a number of international universities. Drawing on his previous experience, and his passion for kitesurfing and windsurfing, Chris is knowledgeable in all things water related both recreationally and within the construction industry.


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