Skip to product information
1 of 1

Pat's Pump & Blower LLC

Cam-Lock Dust Cap

Cam-Lock Dust Cap

Regular price $3.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $3.00 USD
Sale Sold out

A "Cam-Lock Dust Cap" is a protective component used in conjunction with cam and groove (cam-lock) fittings. These caps are designed to cover the female end of a cam-lock fitting, ensuring that it remains sealed and protected when not in use. Cam-lock dust caps are essential for maintaining the cleanliness and integrity of the coupling and preventing contamination when it's not actively connected to a hose, pipe, or other component. Here are the key features and applications of cam-lock dust caps:

Key Features:

  1. Cam-Lock Compatibility: Cam-lock dust caps are specifically designed to fit over the female end of a cam and groove coupling.

  2. Sealing Function: These caps create a secure seal when attached to the female end of the coupling, preventing the entry of dust, dirt, and other contaminants.

  3. Easy Attachment: Most cam-lock dust caps are designed for quick and easy attachment and removal, typically featuring a pull or lever handle for convenience.

  4. Material: They are typically made from materials like aluminum, stainless steel, or polypropylene, chosen for their durability and resistance to corrosion.


Cam-Lock Dust Caps are widely used in various industries and applications where cam and groove fittings are utilized:

  1. Fluid Transfer: They are essential for protecting cam-lock couplings when they are not actively connected to hoses, pipes, or other fluid transfer components. This is crucial for maintaining the cleanliness and integrity of the coupling.

  2. Transportation: In transportation applications, such as tankers and trucks used for liquid and chemical transport, cam-lock dust caps help keep couplings clean during transit.

  3. Chemical and Industrial: In chemical processing and industrial settings, cam-lock dust caps ensure that the couplings remain free of contamination when not in use.

  4. Firefighting: Fire departments use cam-lock dust caps to protect hydrant and pump connections during storage and transport, ensuring they are clean and ready for use in emergencies.

  5. Agriculture: Cam-lock dust caps are also employed in agricultural settings to protect fittings used for irrigation and fluid transfer equipment.

The use of cam-lock dust caps is essential for maintaining the cleanliness and integrity of cam and groove couplings and preventing contamination when they are not actively engaged. These caps are a simple yet effective solution for protecting the female end of cam-lock fittings, ensuring they are ready for reliable and clean connections in various industrial and fluid transfer applications

View full details