Sterile/pharma facilities use clamps to connect miles of piping and tubing in facilities to prevent leaks. But some tend to experience “galling,” when the clamp’s bolt and nut become bound and hard or even impossible to open.
What makes this happen? Over-torquing and specifying the wrong material are common causes.
This video walks you through the common causes and points you to a variety of clamp tutorials for proper maintenance and selection of anti-galling clamps.