Luer Locks disconnects are generally used in medical and industrial applications. Compatible male and female Luer Locks twist together to make a airtight, pressure capable connection.
I use Luer Lock style connectors for a CO2 utility line for my draft system. That allows me to quickly and easily switch between a number of CO2 utility attachments that I don’t use on a day to day basis. The reason I chose Luer Locks is that they are generally inexpensive. You could also use these as a primary disconnect for your CO2 system.
- Cole-Parmer AO-45502-20 Female luer x 1/4″ hose barb adapter, Nylon, 25/pk
- Cole-Parmer Male luer with lock ring x 1/4″ hose barb, nylon, pack of 25
These Luer Locks are made by Cole Parmer. They feature 1/4″ barbs to connect to compatible tubing. I asked the manufacturer for the PSI rating of these disconnects. I was told… “Thank you for your email. the fittings AO-45502-20 and AO-45505-19 are male and female fittings and compatible. The Psi rating for these fittings together is 100PSI”.
Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application. Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application. Always read and follow manufacturer directions.