Traditional methods of connecting marine hose are time-consuming and rarely easy to do without undue contortion and the occasional off-color expression. Qwik-Lok™ fittings from Flow-Rite make the job fast and straightforward, requiring neither tools nor hose clamps. These versatile connectors are now available in industry-standard 1-1/2" x 1" straight and 90° elbow sizes to bring simplicity to a wider range of plumbing applications.
Made in the USA, Qwik-Lok connectors are manufactured from rust-proof marine-grade polypropylene. The male end has dual O-rings for a water-tight connection. This slides into the female end that has an easy-to-grasp four-fingered collar for maximum engagement. Because of the unique design, the installation process can be accomplished in extremely tight spaces.
Unlike barbed fittings with clamps, Qwik-Loks can be fitted onto the hose prior to installation. This also makes it straightforward to disconnect them if the need arises. Plus, because of the tool-less design, they provide peace of mind that leaks won't develop due to assembly error or boat vibration.
Ideal for OEM production or DIY refit, Qwik-Lok connectors can be used with fresh, grey or seawater. Because of their high-flow design, they're ideal for use with bilges, raw water intakes, livewells, bait wells and ballast systems. For maximum productivity, Flow-Rite offers complete OEM kits with pre-cut hose and other components.
Beyond the new 1-1/2" x 1" fittings, Flow-Rite Qwik-Lok connectors are available in 3/4" and 1-1/8" sizes. Male ends are offered in 1-1/2" 12 NPT, 12 UNF and other marine industry standard threading. Prices start at $8.99.
Since 1981, Flow-Rite has offered a wide range of injection-molded fluid control components, including single-point battery watering systems and the innovative Remote Drain Plug. Its products are made in the USA in an ISO 9001:2015-compliant facility using green manufacturing processes and materials.
Contact Flow-Rite, 960 74th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315. 616-583-1700. email@example.com; www.flow-rite.com; Instagram: FlowRiteControls.