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Surprising elements of the manufacturing process JCS control in-house… that you (probably) assumed were outsourced

JCS in house practices

JCS is recognised as a world-leading producer of high performance hose clips that are used widely across key industry sectors, such as marine, automotive and agricultural. 100% made by JCS in Suffolk But when customers buy JCS, they really are getting a product that is made wholly by us at our specialist factory in Suffolk.

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Just how strong are JCS clamps?

Recent tensile testing of JCS clamps shows that virtually the whole product range can withstand forces of over a tonne or more. Independent testing The rigorous testing of our clamps is an important element in ensuring quality and guaranteeing that JCS products will never let our many customers down. We carry out much of our

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How JCS hose clips help the aviation industry

Helping aerospace industry

One of the many industries where JCS’ hose clamps are used is the aviation sector, and are trusted across the globe by both manufacturers of aircraft and ground equipment. A number of JCS distributors sell to aerospace businesses who require high-quality clamps for a wide variety of specialist applications such as securing air intakes, sanitation

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Worm drive hose clamps vs. nut and bolt clamps

It’s often said that “little things mean a lot” and never is this expression truer than when considering the relative advantages of worm-drive hose clamps as compared with nut and bolt clamps. Uniform pressure JCS’s Hi- Grip stainless steel worm drive hose clamps have been specifically  designed for tough and wire reinforced hoses and for

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How do you know your hose clips will last the test of time?


JCS stainless steel and zinc plated clips are well-known for their exceptional corrosion resistance and are used by hundreds of businesses worldwide. A key reason why our stainless steel and zinc plated clips remain so popular is because of their high quality and exceptional corrosion resistance. By specifying the correct material for the application, you can

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Why are worm drive hose clamps so called?

Worm drive hose clamps

The JCS worm drive hose clamp is based on a classic design known for its efficiency, torque and strength. JCS Torque has a proud heritage as a leading manufacturer of worm drive hose clamps. But why is a worm drive hose clamp so called? Helical-threaded screw The term worm drive is reference to the helical-threaded

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JCS to exhibit at Flowtechnology UK’s Innovation and Technology Convention

Flowtechnology UK’s Innovation and Technology Convention

JCS Torque are pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at Flowtechnology UK’s Innovation and Technology Convention (FTUK) in Manchester on March 24. Leading supplier Flowtechnology UK is a leading supplier of fluid power products, distributing many of the keys brands in the industry. With a focus on hydraulics and pneumatics and the hose, tubing and couplings sectors,

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How our in-house testing facility ensures high performance and standards


A rigorous testing programme is key to ensuring the quality of JCS hose clips. Hundreds of customers around the world depend on JCS hose clips to perform vital jobs. A key reason why JCS products are so trusted and reliable is the process of continuous scrutiny and improvement employed by our technicians. At the heart of

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Why hose clamps are essential for farming machinery

farming machinery

One of the many industries where JCS’s hose clamps are widely used is the agricultural sector. Farming machinery We were reminded of how important hose clamps are to this industry during a recent visit to Lamma, the UKs largest Farming trade show where an extensive range of farming machinery was on display. Equipment such a

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Why are Jubilee clips called Jubilee clips?


The stories behind the names of some of today’s most commonly used household gadgets and devices have entered into folklore. Take, for instance, the Biro – a brand that has become synonymous with the ballpoint pen. The name comes from Hungarian journalist László Bíró who invented the ballpoint in his search for a pen whose

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