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Quick Disconnect Coupler Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of quick disconnect coupler manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top quick disconnect coupler manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find quick disconnect coupler companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture quick disconnect couplers to your companies specifications. Then contact the quick disconnect coupler companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of plastic quick disconnect fittings, quick disconnect electrical fittings, quick disconnect fittings, or customized quick disconnect couplers of every type, this is the resource for you.

Leading Companies:

  • West Berlin, NJ 800-225-0215

    Novaflex Industries manufactures a wide range of products, including quick disconnect couplings, hose couplings and dry disconnect couplings. Our quick couplings are produced in aluminum, brass and stainless steel. Our other products include industrial duct and rubber hose products—see our website for more information.

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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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  • Owings Mills, MD 410-356-0003

    TIPCO Technologies is a hose reel provider with products and assistance for customers when they need it. Some products include hose reels, hose assemblies, cable reels and electric reels. Our products are utilized by a variety of industries such as pneumatic, fluid transfer and construction.

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  • Fontanet, IN 800-654-9808

    The breakaway couplings that we offer are among the best in the industry! We are committed to ensuring that each and every customer is treated like number one in hopes of turning first time customers into lifelong connections. Every product we manufacture is put through extensive testing before leaving our facilities to further ensure quality. Visit our website today to learn more about what we can do for you!

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Quick Disconnect Couplers Industry Information

Quick Disconnect Couplers

Quick disconnect couplers are mechanical devices that allow immediate connection and separation of air and fluid lines. They are designed to prevent spillage and are equipped with seals and valves for this purpose. Quick disconnect couplers are fast and easy to put together and take apart; most can be operated with one hand without the use of tools.

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Applications for Quick Disconnect Couplers

Couplings consist of a male plug that is inserted into an opening in the female component. They can range from 1/8 inches in diameter to ten inches and are typically made of stainless steel, aluminum or brass, though plastic quick couplers are available. Quick disconnect couplers are integral parts of many processes because they facilitate the efficient flow of fluids while having the ability to shut off the line in an instant to disconnect the attached hose, pipe, nozzle, or tool. They do this (in varying degrees) without spilling the product, losing pressure, or introducing air to the system. These couplings are used in fuel transfer, agricultural sprayers, cooling systems, and pneumatic power tools. In addition to filling and emptying tankers, vats, and totes, they also aid in switching or redirecting the fluid flow. Quick disconnect couplers protect workers and the environment by transferring the material without spillage when working with hazardous, toxic, corrosive, or flammable substances.

Quick Disconnect Coupler Design

Quick disconnect couplers are also known as quick connect couplers or quick release couplers. Many styles have an interlock that is triggered when the male end is pushed or fitted into the female component. This mechanism holds the coupler in place and ensures that it does not accidentally release. Fluid passes through the coupler relatively unhindered by the internal valves. The quick release coupler is disconnected when the interlock mechanism is switched off or rotated, and the valve(s) spring shut. Depending on the product and intended application, quick couplers are available with a number of different valves and sealing techniques. The three main valve designs are poppets, ball bearings, and butterfly styles. Poppets use a spring-loading cylinder to tightly close off the line, while ball bearing couplers have a bearing that rests snugly in a small opening when the valve closes. Butterfly valves have a disc held in the middle of a ring as the fluid passes through the coupling; to close, the disc snaps shut, flush with the ring. Double poppet systems and butterfly valves generally have the best and most immediate seals. When used in breakaway and dry disconnect applications, these couplers have valves on both ends that can break apart from each other to maintain the seal on the hose or pipe to which they are attached.



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