What is a camlock receptacle?
A camlock or cam-lock is an interchangeable electrical connector, often used in temporary electrical power production and distribution, predominantly in North America. Originally a trade name as Cam-Lok, it is now a generic term. The tail of the connector insulator body is trimmable to fit the cable outer diameter.
How does a camlock work?
Cam locks are one of the most common and simplest locks to use. The lock consists of a metal plate, which is called a cam, that is attached to the core of the locking device and rotates as the key is inserted and turned. The cam rotates between 90 to 180 degrees, locking and unlocking.
When connecting Seaway to a disconnect What 2 colors are connected first?
1. Disconnect the three hot legs first (Black, Blue, Red) 2. Followed by the Neutral (White)
What camlock connector are you supposed to connect first?
Re: camlock hook ups does the order matter? Yes and no. You should Always hook up the Ground first, then Neutral, and those should be the last thing you disconnect. Since the power is dissconnected (hopefully) when you are tieing power in, it shouldn’t really matter, but it does.
What kind of electrical connector is a camlock?
Camlock (electrical) A camlock, or also cam lock and Cam-Lok, is an interchangeable single-pole electrical connector often used in temporary electrical power production and distribution predominantly used in the North America. Originally a trade name as Cam-Lok, it is now a generic term. The most common form is the 16 series,…
What kind of plug for a camlock dust plug?
Global type “DP” aluminum 1 1/4″ male camlock (Cam & Groove) dust plug. Under no circumstances should cam and groove couplings be used for compressed air or steam service! Connections: The male side of this adapter will only connect to 1 1/4″ female camlock.
Why do we need Cam-Lok single pole connectors?
Cam-Lok™ plugs and receptacles replace expensive and bulky multi-conductor cables allowing the use of lighter, single-conductor cables rated at higher amperages. Cam-Lok™ connectors also provide the ability to quickly connect and disconnect without tools. 4EAT Cam-Lok single pole connectors Cam-Lok™ product selector guide “F” SERIES
How do you hook up a camlock adapter?
How it works:To make a connection, simply slide the camlock adapter into the camlock coupling and with normal hand pressure, press the cam levers down. Uncoupling is as quick and simple as coupling. Just lift the cam arms and remove the… Global type “DP” aluminum 1/2″ male camlock (Cam & Groove) dust plug.