Camlock is a common hose fitting. In fact, it’s an important series same as clamp. It’s suitable for almost every hoses such as air hose, water hose and layflat hose. While this time let’s talk about the camlock install on water hose.
How to install water hose camlock
Actually, the install of water hose camlock is on the need. Because it requires convenient use and repair in the future. As for the install, you should first cover the camlock on both sides of water hose. Then tighten it. After that, connect it on the faucet. When you hear a crack, that means the success. Last, you need to check if there was leakage on the faucet.
Advantage and disadvantage camlock fitting
The install is easy and convenient. Because you don’t need any other tools. You can finish the install easily only need to know the theory. Although you are not the professor.
The install is usually in the open pipeline. But if in a hidden hose, it’s hard to install. Even you finish it, it may turn. Thus it’s not suitable for some special conditions. Besides, once the water pressure is higher, there will be leakage.
Focus on such questions when install camlock coupling
1. The camlock is normally for water. While it’s not suitable for other fluids. Besides, during the use, the pressure can’t beyond the standard range.
2. Camlock should be used in a certain scope. Only this can avoid the over wear and leakage.
3. Never sabotage the joint or over bend it. Otherwise it will affect the basic property. In another hand, if there was any impurity stick on the joint, you should clean it up.
Above are the install methods notices of metal hose fitting. If you have any other questions, just contact Orientflex. We have worked on hoses since 2006 and will offer you the best solutions.