Camlocks are used in all industries. They are sometimes referred to as a cam and groove couplling. They are versatile and ideal couplers for many projects.
Camlocks connect two hoses and/or pipes together so material can be easily transferred between them. They don't require tools to connect or disconnect the hoses. There are no threads connecting the halves together so the connection won't become dirty or damaged.
In agriculture you will see camlock fittings used as hose connectors on sprayers. They can save time refilling tanks and are good for water transfer. They are also useful when moving acids.
Any pumping job will benefit from camlocks used at the inlet and outlet connections of pumps.
Camlocks are standard connections for hoses used in fuel delivery. One benefit camlocks offer is nearly removing the risk of cross threading.
Industrial cleaning is made easer and quicker with camlock fittings. Because camlocks work hand in hand with hoses, the hoses can e easily disconnected for storage or for removing blockages.
You will need to know which type of camlock you need, which is specific to the type of connection you need to make. Here are the different camlock types and below you will see images of each type. The images shown are bronze camlocks, but camlocks come in many different materials to match the job.
A: male adapter with a female thread
B: female coupler with a male thread
C: coupler with a hose tail
D: coupler with a female thread
E: adapter with a hose tail
F: adapter with a male thread
DC: dust cap for adapters
DP: dust plug for couplers
Camlock A - male adapter with a female thread
Camlock B - female coupler with a male thread
Camlock C - coupler with a hose tail
Camlock D - coupler with a female thread
Camlock E - adapter with a hose tail
Camlock F - adapter with a male thread
Dust cap - dust cap for adapters
Dust plug - dust cap for couplers