Product Description

High quality Die Casting Aluminium Cam and Groove Fittings
Cam and Groove couplings, also referred to as Cam-Lock fittings can be used for a wide variety of applications that require quickly connecting and disconnecting fittings to a pipe or hose. Used for many different liquids, camlock fittings from HoseXpress are offered in many materials.

Accessories Include:  Cam and Groove, EZ-Boss Lock Cam and Groove, adapters, gaskets, reducing couplers, dust plugs, import cam and groove and specialty items.
Dixon, Boss-Lock and EZ Boss-Lock cam and groove couplers and adapters are produced to interchange with all product produced to Commercial Item Description A-A-59326B. No standard exists for the ½” and 8″ fittings, and generally these sizes do not interchange with other manufacturers.
Dust caps and dust plugs are not to be used in pressure applications for safety and environmental reasons. Designed for use with liquids, consult Dixon for specific recommendations. Recommendations based on the use of mating Dixon fittings at ambient temperature (70°F) with standard Buna-N Seal installed. For use at elevated temperature or other unusual operating conditions, consult the factory. Dixon, Boss-Lock and EZ Boss-Lock couplers and adapters maximum working pressure are as follows:
Size  1/2 Inch     1/4 thru 2 Inch  2 1/2 Inche        3 Inch       4 Inch       5 and 6 Inch     8 Inch
PSI    150  250  150  125  100  75     50

Xihu (West Lake) Dis. to Camlock Fitting Types
Type A:     Male grooved adapter + female pipe thread of same size
Type B:     Female camlock end + male pipe thread of same size
Type C:     Female camlock on 1 end + male hose tail on other end
Type D:     Female camlock end + female pipe thread of same size
Type E:     Male camlock on 1 end + male hose tail on other end
Type F:      Male grooved adapter + male pipe thread of same size
We offers domestic camlock fittings and cam and groove couplings in stock and ready to ship.  these fittings and couplings are made with quality materials such as aluminum, brass, stainless steel, ductile iron and carbon steel. Domestic cam and groove couplings are widely used in the industrial sector based on their easy installation and ability to interchange with other manufactured products. We offer lines such as Boss-Lock from Dixon in Types A through F. Dixon also specializes in custom fabrication.
Cam and Groove fittings and couplings are a major part of many working environments since they are an extensive in a variety of applications. Also available are Cam and Groove fittings made with corrosion resistant metals.

Industries serviced include:
Industrial, Food, Chemical, Sanitary, Marine, Aviation, Waste water, Petroleum
Irrigation Hydraulic oil, coolants, gasoline, and petroleum products.
OEM and ODM design are welcome.

FAQ:
1. What is your term of payment?
A: T/T 30% as deposit, and 70% before delivery. We’ll show you the photos of the products and packages before you pay the balance.
2. How about your delivery time?
A: It usually takes 15 to 30 days, which generally depends on the quantity of your order and our storage.
3. Can I get free samples?
A: Yes, send your address, your telephone number, post code, and express account number to us, and tell us which samples you need and samples specification.
4. Can you produce products with my own brand?
A: Yes, we can offer OEM services.

Our Company:
HangZhou CHINAMFG M&E Co., Ltd. is built in HangZhou China, which is established in 2000. We specialized in manufacturing brass & bronze valves and fittings, water meter accessories and pipe fittings. Our mainly products cover ball valves, angle valves, gate valves, check valves, bib cocks, marine valves, pipe fittings, PPR insert, radiator valves and fittings, camlock and grooved couplings etc.  

Nowadays, we are involving in the fields of brass forged, brass investment casting, bronze sand casting, brass/bronze gravity casting etc. Our products are widely used in water and plumbing systems and well recognized in Europe, USA, Middle East and Other Land with competitive price, quality products, and considerate service. Our company passed ISO9001 Certification and CE Approval for our ball valves, and UL approval for our bronze ball valves. 

Based on the Spirit “Honesty, Pragmatic, Innovation”, we are proud to own 1 professional team and provided customers competitive prices, quality products with On Time Delivery. Also we have strong OEM and ODM ability for clients to supply various valves and fittings in brass & bronze material for water solution. 

HangZhou CHINAMFG M&E Co., Ltd is seeking to be the best cooperator for water plumbing and improve its worth to customers. Please contact us freely to know more details about what we can bring to your sourcing operation.

chain coupling

What are the safety considerations when using chain couplings?

When using chain couplings, it is important to consider several safety aspects to ensure the protection of personnel, equipment, and the overall system. Here are some key safety considerations when using chain couplings:

  • Proper Installation: Ensure that the chain coupling is correctly installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Improper installation can lead to misalignment, inadequate lubrication, or other issues that can compromise safety and performance.
  • Alignment and Maintenance: Regularly inspect and maintain the chain coupling to ensure proper alignment, lubrication, and tension. Misalignment or lack of maintenance can result in premature wear, excessive vibration, and potential coupling failure, posing safety risks.
  • Guarding: Consider implementing appropriate guarding measures to protect personnel from coming into contact with the rotating chain coupling components. This is particularly important in applications where there is a risk of entanglement or pinch points.
  • Lockout/Tagout: Follow proper lockout/tagout procedures when performing maintenance or repairs on machinery equipped with chain couplings. This ensures that the equipment is safely de-energized, preventing accidental startup or release of stored energy.
  • Load Capacity: Do not exceed the recommended load capacity of the chain coupling. Overloading the coupling can lead to excessive stress, premature failure, and potential hazards. Consider the dynamic loads, shock loads, and any transient conditions that the coupling may experience during operation.
  • Environmental Factors: Evaluate the operating environment and consider any specific safety considerations related to temperature, humidity, corrosive substances, or other environmental factors. Take appropriate measures such as using suitable materials or protective coatings to ensure the coupling’s integrity and safety.
  • Training and Awareness: Provide adequate training to personnel who operate or work near chain couplings. Ensure that they understand the potential hazards, safety procedures, and the importance of following manufacturer’s guidelines and industry best practices.
  • Emergency Stop: Implement an emergency stop system or device that can quickly halt the machinery in case of an emergency or imminent danger. This allows for immediate shutdown and can help prevent accidents or injuries.

It is essential to consult the manufacturer’s documentation, safety guidelines, and applicable industry standards to ensure compliance with the recommended safety practices for chain couplings. By prioritizing safety considerations, potential risks can be minimized, and the overall reliability and performance of the chain coupling system can be enhanced.

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Can chain couplings accommodate angular misalignment?

Yes, chain couplings are designed to accommodate a certain degree of angular misalignment between the connected shafts. Angular misalignment refers to the situation where the axes of the two shafts are not perfectly aligned and form an angle with each other.

Chain couplings are flexible in nature, and their design allows for some degree of angular displacement. The flexibility is primarily provided by the roller chain, which can bend and adjust to a certain extent to accommodate the misalignment. This flexibility helps to reduce the stress on the coupling components and allows for smoother operation even in the presence of angular misalignment.

However, it is important to note that chain couplings have limitations in terms of angular misalignment. Excessive angular misalignment beyond the specified limits can lead to increased stress, accelerated wear, and potential coupling failure. The manufacturer’s specifications and guidelines should be followed to ensure that the angular misalignment remains within the acceptable range for the specific chain coupling being used.

Regular inspection and maintenance of the chain coupling are also essential to identify and address any misalignment issues. If significant angular misalignment is detected, corrective measures should be taken, such as realigning the shafts or considering alternative coupling options that are better suited for the specific misalignment requirements.

It is worth mentioning that chain couplings are more tolerant of angular misalignment compared to some other types of couplings, such as rigid or gear couplings. However, it is still important to strive for proper alignment during installation and minimize any excessive misalignment to ensure optimal performance, reliability, and longevity of the chain coupling and the connected machinery or equipment.

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What are the different types of chain couplings available?

Chain couplings come in various designs and configurations to suit different application requirements. Here are some common types of chain couplings:

  • Standard Roller Chain Couplings: These are the most basic and widely used type of chain couplings. They consist of two sprockets connected by a roller chain. The sprockets have hardened teeth that engage with the chain rollers, providing a reliable power transmission. Standard roller chain couplings are generally suitable for applications with moderate torque and speed requirements.
  • Double Roller Chain Couplings: Double roller chain couplings are similar to standard roller chain couplings but feature two parallel roller chains instead of one. This design increases the torque capacity and allows for higher power transmission. Double roller chain couplings are often used in applications that require higher torque and increased load-bearing capabilities.
  • Silent Chain Couplings: Silent chain couplings, also known as inverted-tooth chain couplings, use a special toothed chain with a meshing sprocket design. The teeth of the chain engage with the sprocket grooves, providing a smooth and quiet operation. Silent chain couplings are commonly used in applications where noise reduction is important, such as precision machinery or equipment operating in noise-sensitive environments.
  • Heavy-Duty Chain Couplings: Heavy-duty chain couplings are designed for applications that demand robust and rugged performance. They are constructed with larger sprockets and heavy-duty roller chains to handle high torque and heavy loads. These couplings are commonly used in industries such as mining, steel, and paper manufacturing, where extreme operating conditions and heavy machinery are present.
  • Flexible Chain Couplings: Flexible chain couplings incorporate an elastomeric element, such as a rubber or polyurethane insert, between the sprockets and the chain. This element provides flexibility, damping, and some degree of misalignment compensation. Flexible chain couplings are suitable for applications that require shock absorption, vibration damping, and moderate misalignment tolerance.
  • Stainless Steel Chain Couplings: Stainless steel chain couplings are specifically designed for applications that require corrosion resistance and sanitation, such as food processing, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. They are made of stainless steel or other non-corrosive materials to withstand harsh environments and maintain hygienic conditions.

These are just a few examples of the different types of chain couplings available. Each type has its own advantages and is suitable for specific application requirements. It is important to carefully consider the torque, speed, misalignment, environmental factors, and other application-specific needs when selecting the appropriate chain coupling type for your particular application.

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editor by CX 2023-09-18