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Old 09-30-2011, 12:28 AM   #1
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Just got my plate chiller today. Can someone hook me up with part numbers from proflow dynamics? I am a little intimidated by everything on their site and don't know what to order lol. I know I need 1/2" camlocks and couplers but don't know anything about what the "style" may be as they reference on their site...any and all help is appreciated.

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Old 09-30-2011, 12:37 AM   #2
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I'm not sure what you mean by style, but most people are using the ones in the link below:

http://store.proflowdynamics.com/mod...rs-_C12074.cfm

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I think people usually use the Female ends (Type B,C,D) for their hoses, and the male (Type A,F) for their pumps, valves, ect.

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I meant "type". It says "type f couplers can be used with type d adapters" and so on...lol how do I know which "type" to buy? They all come in 1/2"..so what's the difference?

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I think people usually use the Female ends (Type B,C,D) for their hoses, and the male (Type A,F) for their pumps, valves, ect.
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Yep, female ends on the hoses and male ends on the pump and vessels is how it's usually done.

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Your heat exchanger probably has all male threads coming out of the body so you'd be looking at getting Type A fittings for that end. If you were buying camlocks for your valve end you'd want Type F fittings because those will screw into your ball valves. Easiest one for a hose end that will fit both Type A and F would be Type C.

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Awesome...I appreciate the help fellas. Just what I needed. Makes sense now; but every now and then you just have to ask a dumb question lol. Thanks again.

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I'm putting together a picture howto for the camlocks. Just have to finalize it.

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Don't use the hose barb camlocks if you are planning to use a pump - they constrict the flow too much and piss off the pump. People use the male-thread camlocks, file off the threads, and stretch their tubing over those to avoid this problem.

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