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Matthews Baby Pipe Clamp with 5/8" Pin

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Matthews Baby Pipe Clamp with 5/8" Pin
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Matthews Baby Pipe Clamp Overview

Has a uniquely designed hook moulded into the clamp which keeps the clamp on the pipe even with a light fixture attached, while the bolt is being tightened. Terminates in a 5/8" pin and has a safety chain and cotter pin attached.

Matthews Baby Pipe Clamp Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight2.805 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.2 x 6.1 x 2.7"

Matthews Baby Pipe Clamp Reviews

Clamp is a beast. Will hold all the things.

By Adam
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-11-07

This is a monster clamp. When wrench tightened, the thing isn't going anywhere. I believe it was rated to hold over 100lbs and I don't doubt it. Very solid for the price.

No issues with this order

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2013-10-30

Product was correct. What was listed in the specifications matched the product shipped and it was shipped in a timely manner. It is working perfectly for what we need.

Strong Clamp

By Smileyg3
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-01-13

Using it to hold 2ks and Kino Divas. Works great on 1 1/2 pipe.

Good Clamp

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-10-22

Works well and holds the light securely in place. The knob that allows the baby pin to rotate is a good feature since the lights I am using this with have much smaller screws. Some others have that feature, but require tools to adjust it. Fits a 2 pipe (or slightly larger) for those who have the same question I did.

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Do you think this will grip tightly to 3/4" black ...

Do you think this will grip tightly to 3/4" black pipe, or too big?
Asked by: Eric
I'd likely use a Cardellini clamp to secure a light to a 3/4" OD black iron pipe. If the head is small like a ARRI 150 or 300, a Lowell clamp would work. If all you have is a standard baby pipeclamp and you need it to bite a smallish pipe you can place a small hardwood block between the pipe and the bolt, and then tighten your bolt. For this to work safely the pipe must settle into one of the corners of the clamp. Be sure to use a wire safety to connect the pipe to the yoke of the instrument in case the bite fails.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2021-03-09

I want to hang my Paul C Buff Einstein lights ...

I want to hang my Paul C Buff Einstein lights from the ceiling from mounted pipes. Will this do the job?
Asked by: Rob
Yes, a Baby Pipe Clamp will do the job, but we recommend you consider the Baby Grid Clamp as a tool-less option. Both are great support options, but the Baby Grid Clamp is a bit more user friendly.
Answered by: Matthews Expert
Date published: 2021-12-29


I plan to secure lights to the metal roof truss in the studio. Is this clamp appropriate for this application?
Asked by: Jeff
This is really for securing it to a round pipe, like in a lighting grid. Depending on the shape of the truss, you may want to look more at something like a super clamp.
Answered by: Daniel R.
Date published: 2018-08-27


we are building the pipe grid now but i need to give the pipe dimensions to the architects....what size pipe is best?
Asked by: Anonymous
We used 2 aluminum pipe, which has served quite well. The pipe wall is thick, at least 1/4 , probably 3/8 , to resist deformation from tightening the clamp. The outside surface is not smooth, but has longitudinal ridges, which helps prevent slippage. A local machine shop supplied the pipe and built 4 grids for us.
Answered by: Pamela W.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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