A cam lock is typically refers to a type of fastener used to secure furniture components such as cabinets, drawers, and shelves.
A cam lock consists of a cylindrical body with one end containing a threaded portion and the other end having a cam-shaped tab. The cam tab rotates to engage or disengage the fastener.
Cam locks are commonly used in the furniture industry because they are easy to use, secure, and require no special tools or expertise for installation. They are also relatively inexpensive and can be easily replaced if damaged or lost.