Types of Cam Lock Couplings:
Cam lock fittings are supplied in various materials such as aluminum, brass, steel and even polypropylene. They are available in a number of sizes ranging from half an inch to six inches, which are used depending on the need. They are available in different brands but often the couplings are preferred from the trusted Snap Lock brand.
Fixing the cam lock couplers:
It is very important to understand the procedure behind fixing these cam lock fittings before making use of them. They can be made of any material, but the fixing and working procedure remains the same except in variations brought about by the quality of material, size of the fitting and the castings used. Often the standard varieties of branded cam lock couplings are supplied with Buna nitrile rubber seals (NBR). They are fitted to the outlet pipes or flow pipes by opening the coupler arms and simply inserting the adapter provided into the coupler socket. Opened arms are now closed after proper adjustment.
Depending on the application varieties of seals like the Buna, EPDM, Teflon, Neoprene and fully encapsulated FEF seals are available. Several replacement handles, the ring and the pin assemble kits are also available that can aid in the process of fixing the couplings. Different cam lock couplers and adaptors with dust caps, plugs, differing threads with a lot more options are available as well.
Applications of Camlock fittings:
These cam lock fittings have various uses. They include: