News Category: Couplings
August 20, 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” of lining, which Victaulic claims extends the service life by up to three times compared to standard rubber-lined fittings. XL fittings... [Read More]

August 14, 2013
Emco Wheaton and TODO, design and manufacturer of technology for the transfer of petroleum products and hazardous chemicals, are expanding into Poland. With full TDT accreditation, the safety certificate required to sell oil transfer products in the country, the Polish market is now open for the technology that both companies provide. Products Emco is hoping to get into... [Read More]

July 18, 2013
US-based KTR has revealed successful results after testing several series of couplings for clean room applications.It worked with the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology and Automation (IPA) to prove and certified its Radex-NC, Toolflex and the Rotex GS series couplings release few particles, making them viable for clean room technology.Clean room technology... [Read More]

June 27, 2013
Voith has delivered 36 fluid couplings that, starting in 2014, will be used in the drives of 16 Beumer Group-supplied belt conveyors at an iron ore distribution centre in Malaysia. Voith says the fluid couplings protect the components in belt conveyor systems, increasing their availability. They are applied to drives ranging in powers from 200-800kW and will softly start... [Read More]

May 14, 2013
OPW Engineered Systems, a division of OPW Fluid Transfer Group, has improved two of its bottom-loading couplers with the addition of a new sealing material. Its 1004D3 and 1004D4 models of OPW's API Bottom-Loading Couplers are now available with 'lo-temp' material that has been designed to retain its sealing capabilities at extreme temperatures (up to -55°C). The... [Read More]