Repair / How-To

November 2019
Article
Marine Maintenance – The Top Three Issues Every Mechanic Needs to Address
The marine environment is one of the toughest there is for any mechanical component and especially for hose clamps and connectors. A simple failure could leave a marine vessel and its crew stranded,… Read more
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
This video on DPF maintenance takes you through the proper inspection and cleaning process, covering gasket removal and the importance of using a dual-band clamp.
October 2019
Video
Pro Tips: Ensuring the Best Performance from Aftermarket Clamps
Three master technicians share tips on choosing the right automotive clamp and ensuring proper installation and performance so you can avoid premature failure.
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
Check out the easiest way to remove an exhaust clamp that’s been rusted on due to salt and corrosion and the type of clamp you should use to replace it.
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