Camlock (fluid fitting)

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camlock
camlock

Camlocks also called Cam and groove coupling, a kind of Hose coupling used to rapidly connect and disconnect fitting on piping or hose, they come in a variety of materials to be used with different liquids and a variety of sizes to accommodate hose or piping diameter.

Camlock fasteners are categorized as:

  • Type "A", has a male camlock end and a female pipe thread (BSP or NPT thread) of the same size.
  • Type "B", has a female camlock end and a male pipe thread of the same size.
  • Type "C", has a female camlock end and a male hose tail on the other.
  • Type "D", has a female camlock end and a female pipe thread of the same size.
  • Type "E", has a male camlock end and a male hose tail on the other.
  • Type "F", has a male camlock end and a male pipe thread of the same size.
  • Type "DC" is an end cap with female camlock.
  • Type "DP" is an end cap with male camlock.

Apart from these basic type, the hose/pipe connection part can be various type such as flange, butt welding, and truck use sight glass etc.

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