The Quick Connect Line Strainer has quick-clamp connections, so they're good for frequent deep cleans and line changes. Also known as tri-clamp fittings, they connect with a gasket, a clamp, and another quick-clamp fitting for quick removal and assembly. These strainers are made using high quality materials which won't corrode from frequent wash downs with harsh cleaners. Quick-connect fittings, also known as quick-connect couplings, have made water treatment faster and more efficient than ever before. AA122QC Quick Connect Line Strainer is very effective.