Part A Camlock Fittings FAQs
What is a Part A Camlock?
Part A camlocks can fit into a part B, C, D and dust caps of the same size. This creates a tight seal to safely transfer hazardous liquids. Different materials are available to help you transfer different liquids. We also have a range of other parts available to suit your needs if this is not right for you.
Which Material is Best for Part A Camlocks?
There are 3 different materials commonly used for part A camlocks; stainless steel, aluminium and polypropylene. They each have different properties that relate to the type of liquid they can transfer.
- Stainless steel - Durable and able to withstand extreme temperatures, ideal for acids and alkalis.
- Aluminium - An economic option that is perfect for water, hydraulic oil and petroleum.
- Polypropylene - Safe from corrosives, polypropylene can transport acids and alkalis safely.
For more information about each of these materials, check out our recent blog.