Cam and groove coupling, also called cam lock fittings or Cam&groove coupling,is a kind of quick connect coupling usually used in most industries as a hose connection to avoid leakages.
This kind of camlock quick coupling is popular because it is considered to be a simple and economical way of re-connecting and disconnecting.
A Camlock quick coupling can be used in a system where rapid filling of chemical drums takes place. It can be used by factories that have needs of dye, paint and ink medium transfers. It is used where frequent changes of hoses are required to find the right mix. It also suitable for petroleum trucks, etc.
Camlock coupling are capable of carrying liquids, powders and granules and are interchangeable with all other Cam lock coupling made to the same standard (A-A-59326A – formally MIL-C-27487),ensuring compatibility with couplings made to the same specification.
Note: Camlock quick coupling are not recommended for any type of compressed gas service, including steam or air.