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Cam-Lock Male x FNPT "A Type"

Cam-Lock Male x FNPT "A Type"

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An "Aluminum Cam-Lock Male x FNPT 'A Type'" is a specific type of cam and groove coupling commonly used for connecting hoses and pipes in various industrial applications. The "A Type" indicates the specific configuration of the coupling. Here's what each component of this term means:

1. Aluminum: This indicates that the cam and groove coupling is made of aluminum. Aluminum cam and groove couplings are known for their lightweight yet durable construction and are often used in applications where corrosion resistance is a concern.

2. Cam-Lock Male: The "Cam-Lock" part refers to the type of connection. Cam and groove couplings have a simple and secure design that allows for quick and easy connection and disconnection. "Cam-Lock Male" means that this particular fitting has the male component of the connection.

3. FNPT: FNPT stands for "Female National Pipe Thread." This refers to the type of threading on the coupling. In this case, the coupling has female threads that are compatible with male NPT (National Pipe Thread) connections.

4. 'A Type': The 'A Type' designation refers to the specific cam and groove coupling configuration. There are various types (A, B, C, D, E, F, and more), each with its unique design and intended use. The 'A Type' typically features a male cam and groove end and a female NPT threaded end.


Aluminum Cam-Lock Male x FNPT 'A Type' couplings are widely used in a range of applications, including:

  1. Fluid Transfer: They are commonly used to connect hoses and pipes for the transfer of various liquids, including water, chemicals, fuels, and more.

  2. Industrial Processes: These couplings find use in industrial settings, such as manufacturing, agriculture, and construction, where the quick and reliable connection of hoses and pipes is essential.

  3. Agriculture: Agricultural operations use cam and groove couplings for tasks like irrigation, fertilization, and pesticide application.

  4. Oil and Gas: They are used in the oil and gas industry for transferring liquids and chemicals in various processes.

  5. Firefighting: Cam and groove couplings are also used in firefighting applications for quickly connecting hoses to water sources.

  6. Food and Beverage: In the food and beverage industry, stainless steel versions of cam and groove couplings may be used for sanitary purposes.

  7. Chemical and Pharmaceutical: Chemical and pharmaceutical industries use these couplings for transferring chemicals and pharmaceutical products.

The 'A Type' aluminum cam and groove coupling with a male cam-lock end and female NPT threaded end provides a versatile and secure connection for a wide range of industrial applications. It is important to ensure that the coupling's size and configuration match the requirements of your specific application to ensure a leak-free and efficient connection.

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