Our Company is a mechanical services installer, what would we gain by changing to using Apache clamps?
Answer: Apache is quick and easy to install, which saves time but it’s worth talking to our sales personnel for more details.
Are Apache clamps only available from BSS?
Answer: Yes BSS are the exclusive outlet for Apache in the UK.
We do not have an account with BSS, can we buy direct from you?
Answer: Sorry No. Under our agreement with BSS the product can only be sourced through their branch network, details of which can be found on this website.
How can I find out where my local BSS branch is?
Answer: A complete list of BSS Branches can be found on this website.
What do they cost?
Answer: For UK enquiries please contact your local BSS branch. For export enquiries please contact our sales office.
What tools are needed to install Apache clamps?
Answer: The AF clamp is installed without tools. The AP clamp may require small hand tools such as a spanner and hack saw.
What type of channel can they be fixed to?
Answer: 41mm x 41mm and 41mm x 21mm framing channel to BS 6946-1988
I understand they are made of plastic, how strong are they?
Answer: The plastic material used is a tough black polyamide. Please refer to the SWL stated in the literature.
Can they be used with heavy duty steel pipe?
Answer: Yes subject to the SWL stated in the literature.
What about the expansion encountered with pipe carrying hot water?
Answer: The clamps allow the pipe to expand when carrying hot water at a safe continuous working temperature of up to 82°C
We are interested in Apache, do you have someone who can visit us and advise us further?
Answer: Yes, please contact our sales office for more assistance.
Which Companies are using Apache clamps and do you have any reference sites?
Answer: Yes, please contact our sales office for further detail.
Do they meet British Standards?
Answer: There is no specific standard which covers these products.
Can they be used externally as well as internally?
Answer: Yes but it would always be advisable to check their suitability to perform in extreme or hazardous environments.
Is Apache chemical Resistant?
Answer: Apache has a high level of chemical resistance to many substances. Please contact the sales office for full details.