Product Description

Type F Aluminum Hose Fitting Quick Coupling Quick Release Fluid Safety Camlock Coupling

Aluminum cam and groove adapters are produced according to A-A-59326(replacing original standard Mil-C-27487) or EN14420-7(replacing DIN 2828), size from 1/2″ to 8″. The coupling of cam grooves between manufacturers are interchangeable, but no 1/2″(12.7 mm), 5″(127 mm), and 8″(203.2 mm) interchangeability. EN14420-7(replacing DIN 2828)Camlock coupling can be coupled with A-A-59326, EN14420-7 Camlock coupling hose tail is used in conjunction with EN 14420-3/DIN2817 Clamps.
 

Name Aluminum Coupling Type F
 Body Material:  Aluminum
Size:  From 1/2” to 8”
MOQ: 50 PCS
Certificates:  CE, ISO9001:2015
Application:  Water lines and irrigation in industry, construction agriculture, and horticulture.
Connection:  Male thread
Arm Material:  Stainless steel and brass
Working pressure: 50-250 CHINAMFG (It depends on the size and temperature)
Manufacture method:  Gravity casting
Operating temperature : -40 to 145ºC(depending on the rubber ring material)
Thread:  BSP, BSPT, NPT, G(ISO228.1), and R(DIN2999).

Camlock fittings provide a simple and reliable method for connecting and disconnecting hoses, with good wear resistance, chemical resistance and economic cost. These camlock fittings can transport gasoline, hydraulic oil, kerosene, water, mud, saltwater, acid, and alkaline fluid media by connecting PVC pipes, rubber hoses, etc. It has the advantages of quick connection, flexible disassembly and labor-saving.

The use and connection way of the cam and groove couplings:
Type D Camlock can usually be used with E, F, and (Dust Plug) types.
To make a connection, simply slide the Camlock adapter into the Camlock coupling, and with normal hand pressure, press the cam levers down.
Camlock fittings Feature:
Economy, lightweight, convenience, interchangeability   
Connect without tools
Good corrosion and chemical resistance

Camlock fittings industry applications:
 Industry: Petroleum, mining, municipal, construction, chemicals, agriculture
 Applications: Fuel Transport, Hydraulic Oil, Petroleum Products, Irrigation, Water Treatment, Salt Water, Waste Water, Chemical Transport, and Storage
 Camlock fittings are not suitable for conveying compressed air and steam.

Our Advantage

We are experienced as we have been in this industry as a manufacturer for more than 10 years. Both quality and service are highly guaranteed. Absolutely prompt delivery. We can produce according to specific drawings from customers. Welcome OEM/ODM project. Strict control on quality. High efficient and well-trained sales service team.  ISO9001, CE, and SGS certified.

FAQ

1. Q: Are you a producer or trading company?
    A: We are an experienced manufacturer. We own a production line and kinds of machines.  

2. Q: Can you make our specific logo on the part?
    A: Yes please provide me your logo and we will make your logo on the part.

3. Q: Can you manufacture products according to my drawings?
   A: Yes we can manufacture according to the client’s drawings if drawings or samples are available. We are experienced               enough to make new tools.

4. Q: Can I get some samples?
    A: We are honored to offer you our samples. Normally it is for free like 3-5 pcs. It is charged if the samples are more than 5        pcs. Clients bear the freight cost.

5. Q: How many days do you need to finish an order?
    A: Normally it takes about 30 days to finish the order. It takes more time around CHINAMFG season, or if the order involves many        kinds of different products.  

6. Q: What kind of rubber washer do you apply to Camlock couplings?
     A: Normally we use an NBR gasket.

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Fluid Coupling and Smooth Power Transmission during Starting and Stopping

A fluid coupling is designed to facilitate smooth power transmission during the starting and stopping phases of machinery and equipment. It achieves this by utilizing the principle of hydrodynamic torque transmission through a fluid medium.

Starting Phase: When power is initially supplied to the input shaft of the fluid coupling, the impeller (also known as the pump) begins to rotate, imparting energy to the fluid inside the coupling. As the fluid gains kinetic energy, it starts moving outward towards the turbine (also called the driven element) due to centrifugal force.

The kinetic energy of the moving fluid causes the turbine to start rotating, transmitting torque to the output shaft. During this starting phase, there is a slight time lag, known as the “slip,” between the impeller and the turbine. However, as the fluid coupling reaches its operational speed, the slip reduces, and the turbine matches the speed of the impeller, resulting in smooth power transmission from the input to the output shaft.

The fluid coupling’s ability to control the slip ensures a gradual and controlled acceleration of the driven equipment, minimizing stress on the drivetrain components and preventing sudden shock loads.

Stopping Phase: When power to the input shaft is reduced or cut off, the impeller slows down, and the kinetic energy in the fluid decreases. As a result, the fluid moves away from the turbine towards the center of the coupling, reducing the torque transmission between the input and output shafts.

This characteristic of the fluid coupling aids in smoothly decelerating the connected equipment, preventing sudden jolts or jerks during the stopping process. The ability to control the slip during deceleration ensures that the driven machinery comes to a gradual and controlled stop, enhancing safety and protecting the equipment from damage.

The combination of hydrodynamic torque transmission and the ability to control the slip makes fluid couplings ideal for applications where smooth power transmission during starting and stopping is essential. Industries such as mining, construction, metal processing, marine propulsion, and power generation benefit from the reliable and efficient performance of fluid couplings in various machinery and equipment.

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Fluid Coupling’s Handling of Load Changes during Operation

Fluid couplings are designed to efficiently handle changes in load conditions during operation, providing smooth and controlled power transmission. Here’s how fluid couplings accomplish this:

1. Torque Sensing: Fluid couplings are torque-sensitive devices. As the load on the driving side varies, the torque transmitted through the fluid coupling adjusts accordingly. When the load increases, the fluid coupling allows for some slip between the input and output sides, absorbing the excess torque. Conversely, when the load decreases, the fluid coupling reduces slip and transmits more torque, accommodating the new load conditions.

2. Load Distribution: In multi-drive systems, fluid couplings help to distribute the load evenly among connected equipment. When one machine experiences a higher load, the fluid coupling redistributes torque to prevent overloading of a specific component, ensuring a balanced power distribution.

3. Smooth Power Transmission: Fluid couplings offer a smooth and gradual transmission of power, even during load changes. Unlike mechanical clutches or direct couplings, fluid couplings provide a dampening effect, reducing shock loads and torsional vibrations when the load fluctuates. This minimizes stress on the connected machinery and enhances overall system reliability.

4. Soft Start and Stop: One of the significant advantages of fluid couplings is their ability to facilitate soft start and stop operations. During startup, the fluid coupling allows for controlled slip, gradually increasing the speed of the driven equipment. Similarly, during shutdown, the fluid coupling smoothly decelerates the connected machinery, preventing sudden stops that could cause damage or excessive wear.

5. Overload Protection: In situations where the load surpasses the rated capacity, the fluid coupling acts as an overload protector. By slipping and absorbing excess torque, it prevents damage to the connected equipment and the fluid coupling itself. This overload protection contributes to the safety and longevity of the entire system.

6. Automatic Adjustment: Fluid couplings automatically adjust to variations in load conditions without the need for manual intervention. This feature makes them suitable for applications with changing load demands, such as conveyors, crushers, pumps, and fans.

Overall, the ability of fluid couplings to handle changes in load conditions ensures stable and efficient power transmission while protecting the machinery from abrupt stress and wear. This makes fluid couplings an excellent choice for various industrial applications that require reliable and flexible power transfer.

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Safety Considerations when Working with Fluid Couplings

Fluid couplings are essential components in various industrial applications, and it’s essential to follow safety guidelines when working with them. Here are some safety considerations:

  1. Lockout-Tagout (LOTO): Before performing any maintenance or repair work on a fluid coupling, ensure that the equipment is properly shut down and that the energy sources are locked out and tagged out. This prevents accidental startup and protects personnel from potential hazards.
  2. Fluid Containment: When draining or replacing the fluid in a fluid coupling, use appropriate containers to collect and contain the fluid. Avoid spills, as some coupling fluids may be hazardous.
  3. High Temperatures: Fluid couplings can reach high temperatures during operation. Allow sufficient cooling time before handling or inspecting the coupling to avoid burns or injuries.
  4. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Wear appropriate PPE, such as gloves and eye protection, when working with fluid couplings to protect against potential splashes or contact with hot surfaces.
  5. Manufacturer Recommendations: Follow the safety guidelines and instructions provided by the fluid coupling manufacturer for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  6. Proper Tools: Use the correct tools and equipment for maintenance and assembly tasks to prevent damage to the fluid coupling and ensure safe working conditions.
  7. Training: Ensure that personnel working with fluid couplings are adequately trained in their proper use, maintenance, and safety procedures.
  8. Inspections: Regularly inspect the fluid coupling for any signs of wear, leaks, or abnormalities that could pose safety risks. Address any issues promptly.
  9. Hot Work: Avoid performing hot work (e.g., welding, cutting) in the vicinity of fluid couplings, as the high-temperature fluids and components may present a fire hazard.
  10. Consult Experts: If in doubt or facing complex issues with fluid couplings, consult qualified experts or the manufacturer for guidance.

Adhering to these safety considerations will help minimize risks and ensure a safe working environment when dealing with fluid couplings.

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editor by CX 2023-12-15