News Category: Couplings
May 12, 2015
Dual Valves Australasia offers pipe couplings designed specifically for high pressure mining pipelines. The Hydrocore U-Cone coupling offers mine engineers a simple and economical alternative to traditional flanges for use on high pressure pipe systems. Pipes are joined by bringing the ends of the pipe with welded hubs together after inserting the seal, fitting the clamp... [Read More]

April 28, 2015
OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, has officially released the 3TL Series transfer loading safety quick coupling under its Hiltap brand. The 3TL Series is an all-purpose quick coupling designed with unmatched metal-to-metal wedge seal technology, providing leak-free and hammer-free unions. No other quick coupling can match the... [Read More]

April 10, 2015
OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corp, has launched the LQC Series Transfer Loading Safety Quick Coupling under its Hiltap brand. The patented design of the LQC (Locking Quick Connect) Series automatically prevents accidental disconnects when pressure is in the line. In addition, the LQC's advanced engineering and rugged durability allow... [Read More]

December 15, 2014
Voith recently manufactured its 1,000th TPKL fluid coupling. This coupling will go to the DaTong Coal Mining Group in China. A new coal mine owned by the group will receive four TPKL fluid couplings. The fill-controlled couplings will be used in a 6.4 MW belt conveyor drive with demanding requirements. The 3.16m-long underground belt conveyor is driven by four 1.6 kW... [Read More]

November 25, 2014
Emco Wheaton has supplied the Turkish Rail Authority with couplers to help reduce fuel theft in its transporters. The Todo-matic adaptor, which is mounted on the rail car, incorporates a switch that senses the magnet another mounted on both the coupler and the adaptor cap. This connection generates an 'on/off' signal which alerts the locomotive driver if a coupler or... [Read More]

November 3, 2014
Colder Products Company (CPC), a provider of quick disconnect couplings and fittings for plastic tubing, has announced the first market offering of 45mm caps with integral quick disconnect couplings. Adding quick disconnects to media bottles enhances the user experience when using laboratory equipment by making it easier to exchange consumable products. The BQ45GL series... [Read More]

October 9, 2014
In daily operation, high-performance heavy-duty gears have to continuously withstand huge loads. In case of a machine breakdown caused by overload, the owners are confronted with high costs due to expensive spare parts and costly downtimes. With the GWS series, Ringfeder Power Transmission has introduced a new range of safety couplings from the GERWAH product segment,... [Read More]

September 16, 2014
Altra Industrial Motion has released a new range of stainless steel mounted bearings and shaft couplings from Boston Gear for industrial washdown applications. Manufactured by Boston Gear, a US-based supplier of power transmission products, the new line of stainless steel mounted bearings and shaft couplings are designed for high pressure washdown applications in food... [Read More]

July 30, 2014
LinkTech Quick Couplings has launched 50PP Series couplings, offering greater chemical resistance along with a more robust thumb-latch technology for greater durability on containment tank walls and drums. The quick coupling solutions can provide more durability and withstand harsh chemicals. LinkTech's new 50PP Series were designed with an improved robust thumb-latch.... [Read More]

June 26, 2014
LinkTech Quick Couplings is due to launch two new lines of couplings in July this year. The 60PP Series large flow couplings offer the highest available 3/8" flow with both valved and non-valved configurations. These couplings are manufactured from medical grade, gamma sterilisable polypropylene which allows greater chemical resistance. The cost-efficient high flow couplings... [Read More]

June 6, 2014
Stafford Manufacturing has introduced a line of shaft collars and couplings designed for use in conveyors, furnaces, ovens, oil and gas, and other process environments with temperatures up to 1,650°F. Stafford high-temperature shaft collars are offered in one-piece, two-piece, hinged, and flanged designs and the rigid clamp-type couplings come in a wide range of configurations... [Read More]

January 9, 2014
An increased demand for spill-free fluid transfer products has led Emco Wheaton Canada to step up its supplies of a range of dry-break couplings, the company says. The growing need for the products, especially those used in low pressure applications and loading/unloading trucks and railcars, is largely due to increased shale gas discoveries across North America. Emco... [Read More]

November 8, 2013
CEJN has introduced a new coupling which the company describes as having a flat-face twist lock for the toughest applications in the construction and demolition segment. This quick connect coupling is designed to work with the highest surge flows and the toughest pressure impulses, the company says. The TLX series is made from high alloy steels with zinc-nickel surface... [Read More]

November 4, 2013
Victaulic, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has launched Extended Life (XL) fittings and couplings, a new line of products for rubber-lined pipe used in abrasive applications. The fittings feature an extra ¼ inch (6.4 millimeters) of lining, which the company says extends the service life by up to three times compared to standard rubber-lined... [Read More]

October 23, 2013
Parker Hannifin has introduced a new range of stapleless and threadless couplers designed to address the limitations of staple couplers or threaded couplers in longwall applications. The company states the use of staple couplers resulting in an alarming number of hydraulic hose failures prompted it to develop a new stapleless coupler that will revolutionise high pressure... [Read More]

September 2, 2013
Krytar, a design and production company of ultra-broadband microwave components and test equipment, has a new directional coupler operating in the frequency range of 4 to 20GHz, which offers nominal coupling of 30dB in a compact package.The new directional coupler offers some of lowest frequency coupler with stripline designs on the market. Stripline designs offer superior... [Read More]