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Breakaway Coupling Manufacturers and Suppliers

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  • West Valley City, UT 800-316-5342

    HydraCheck provides high performance quick disconnect couplings for all types of fluids and gases. We`ve just introduced the world`s smallest dry-break quick disconnect. As a leading manufacturer in the industry, we offer a range of products from standard to custom multi-coupling systems. Our products provide safety and ease of use for systems containing compressed air, hydrogen, nitrogen, helium, propane, water, oil, heat transfer fluids and more. Call us today!

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  • Dallas, NC 800-839-9022

    For more than 75 years, Dixon Quick Coupling has been recognized as a leading manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic quick disconnect couplings. We continue to support US manufacturing in our state-of-the-art facility in Dallas, NC. With a focus on market knowledge, engineering excellence, and industry-leading customer experience, Dixon Quick Coupling is The Right Connection for all your quick disconnect needs.

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  • Grand Rapids, MI 616-538-4970

    Kent Rubber Supply has been a trusted supplier of industrial couplings and fittings since 1946. Offering all of the connections that you need for your industrial fitting, securement, accessories, and industrial coupling needs. Using our up-to-date assembly process, we can confidently supply all your coupling and fitting solutions.

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  • Houston, TX 513-527-4100

    Maxbar specializes in a complete line of quick connect couplings, quick disconnect couplings, hose couplings and hydraulic couplings. We have served a variety of industries for the past 50 years, such as aerospace, oil and gas, medical equipment and defense equipment.

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  • Euclid, OH 800-321-0466

    Revolutionizing leak proof tubing connections, Tylok continuously works on new & innovative designs for the best quick fittings, all made in the U.S.A. We offer a full line of quick disconnects in our QC Series Quick Couplers plus a complete line of tube, pipe & weld fittings, ball & needle valves, manifolds, etc.

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Breakaway Couplings

Breakaway couplings are used to safely eliminate spillage in situations where hazardous materials are being transferred. Couplings allow for easy connection of pipes and hoses and provide a way to close off the line using internal seals and valves.

Breakaway couplings are designed to permit a steady flow of material until excessive force is exerted on the coupling. Operators sometimes mistakenly begin to pull their vehicle or ship away while the loading arm or hose is in a compromising position and facilitating product flow. A spill of hazardous material could be harmful for nearby personnel in addition to the environment. Wasted product is also expensive, and the transfer equipment could be damaged, requiring time and money to fix. In a breakaway coupling, however, two internal valves instantly close to prevent spillage and product loss. The coupling pulls apart to avoid damage to the system and can be reassembled quickly by one person without tools or spare parts. The system operates independently of any other safety system and does not require electricity or power. Breakaway couplings are typically made of stainless steel or aluminum, though research is being conducted to determine if brass would also be suitable. These couplings are used mainly to guard against the unintended pull-away of trucks, rail cars and ships during the loading or unloading process.


Most couplings are comprised of a male plug that is inserted into an opening in the female component. The valves inside vary depending on the application and the required quality of the seal. Breakaway couplings frequently use a butterfly system where the two inner valves have smaller discs that normally lay parallel to the coupling without obstructing or interrupting the flow of material. When a predetermined load of force is applied, the discs snap shut against the valves, stopping the flow and shutting off the hose or pipe. If enough force is applied, the two halves separate from each other, which releases the small volume of product that was trapped between the valves. Breakaway couplings are very similar to quick disconnect couplers as well as dry disconnect couplings in their ability to close off the line. Quick couplings vary in effectiveness according to their usage. For example, leaking air from a pneumatic system is not as dangerous as a system that handles oil, and therefore the coupling may have a lower quality seal. Similar to breakaway couplings, dry disconnect couplings are used in sanitary conditions or with hazardous materials, but they usually must be manually separated; they do not automatically close and break away with excessive force.



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