How do you size a camlock fitting?

How do you size a camlock fitting?

How to Measure A Cam and Groove (Camlock) Fitting

  1. Female camlock size is determined by measuring the open end or inside diameter of the female camlock.
  2. Male camlock size is determined by measuring the outside diameter of the male camlock.

What is a camlock fitting?

First and foremost, camlock fittings are a type of hose coupling. This means that they are a way to connect or disconnect a hose or pipe in a speedy, efficient way without having to involve complex tools or equipment. These connections guarantee tight and secure bonds because of the way that the cams lock into place.

Are camlock fittings interchangeable?

Are Camlocks Interchangable? Between manufacturers, cam & groove couplings are interchangeable as they are built to the same standards. (The standard for cam & groove couplings is based on the US military specification Mil-C-27487 now superseded by A-A-59326D.

Do camlock fittings leak?

Since these flat gaskets are a solid chunk of rubber, they can be extremely difficult to compress when using the cam and groove locking mechanism of the fitting. An abnormally high closure force can sometimes result in an incomplete connection which, many times, results in leakage.

What are the different types of camlock fittings?

Types of Camlock Fittings

  • Stainless steel. Stainless steel is widely used for manufacturing fittings due to its strength, corrosion resistance, and ability to withstand extreme temperatures.
  • Brass.
  • Aluminum.
  • Polypropylene.
  • Nylon.
  • Ductile Iron.

What kind of camlock fittings do I need for my hose?

Factory Direct Hose offers a complete line of high quality camlock fittings (Male and Female), available in aluminum and stainless steel. Cam and groove quick connect hose couplings make it easy to connect and disconnect your hose from the pump, irrigation line, truck and more.

What are the most common types of camlock couplings?

These Aluminum Camlock Fittings are the most common couplings in the market, with special cam and groove couplings available upon request. Pro Flow Dynamics supplies ½” up to 6” sizes of the 316 Stainless Steel camlock couplings.

What size cam lock do I need for oil?

Brass Camlock Couplings From ½” to 6” sizes, Brass Camlock Fittings from Pro Flow Dynamics are chemical resistant, and commonly used for applications dealing with water, waste water, diesel fuel, gasoline and petroleum oil. By request, special brass cam and groove couplings are available.