Repair / How-To

October 2019
Video
Pro Tips: Installing Clamps on a DPF System
Our expert technician shares tips and tricks on how to replace the V-Band and Dual-Band clamps and gaskets on a DPF system to ensure a proper seal and the best performance.
October 2019
Video
Pro Tips: Inspecting and Cleaning a DPF System
Maintenance is recommended on DPFs every 100,000-200,000 miles. This video takes you through the proper inspection and cleaning process, including gasket removal and the importance of using a dual-… Read more
October 2019
Video
Pro Tips: Ensuring the Best Performance from Aftermarket Clamps
Preventing comebacks is key as a shop owner. Here’s some tips from three automotive industry experts and master technicians on choosing the right clamp for the job and ensuring proper installation… Read more
October 2019
Video
Pro Tips: Installing an Air Intake Clamp
Air intake clamps are thinner and smaller so require careful attention. Our repair expert shows you the four installation steps needed and the best clamp for the job.
October 2019
Video
Pro Tips: Replacing an Exhaust Clamp
Our expert technician walks you through replacing an exhaust clamp that has been rusted on due to salt and corrosion. Check out the easiest way to remove it and the type of clamp you should use to… Read more
October 2019
Video
Diesel Aftertreatment System Cutaway
We show you all the components that make up a diesel aftertreatment system, from the end cap to the clamps and gaskets to the oxidation catalyst.
October 2019
Article
Testing for Leaks in a DPF System
We have seen quite a few trucks in shops today that require more frequent than normal DPF service intervals. Not a great scenario for fleet or independent operators who rely on equipment uptime to… Read more
October 2019
Article
The Best Clamps for Exhaust Repairs
NORMA offers a couple different clamps that help technicians avoid exhaust system comebacks and provide robust performance. All are as good or better than the original. The NORMA EasySeal clamp… Read more
October 2019
Article
Two of the Best Clamps for Heavy-Duty Exhaust Systems
When it comes to heavy-duty exhaust system repair, there are two clamp options that NORMA offers that rise to the top of the list because they offer superior performance under harsh conditions: the… Read more