Quick Disconnect Manufacturers and Suppliers

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  • 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 Disconnects Industry Information

Quick Disconnects

Quick disconnects are fluid transmission line connecting tools that allow for the quick and safe disconnection of two connected lines. They are simple mechanical devices that can sometimes be connected with only one hand. Quick disconnects are also referred to as quick connectors, quick couplings, and many other names.

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Applications of Quick Disconnects

Quick disconnects are used to facilitate the quick and easy connection and disconnection of lines that transmit compressed gasses (e.g., air) and industrial process gasses (e.g., hydrogen, helium, and nitrogen). They can also be used to connect lines that transmit fuel, hydraulic fluid, and a wide variety of other liquids.

Quick disconnects are used in many industrial process machines, vehicles, appliances, and other equipment varieties. In pressure washers, quick disconnects are used to connect water compressors with spray wands. In machines that use hydraulic systems to generate movement, hydraulic quick disconnects are used to connect parts in hydraulic fluid lines. Several kinds of vehicles require quick disconnects to connect fuel line components. Large quick disconnects are also used in firefighting applications to connect hoses to hydrants.

Quick Disconnect Design and Function

Quick disconnects are characterized by their capacity for maintaining the connection between two lines without failing, while simultaneously allowing for the quick and easy disconnection of that line. In order to serve both purposes, quick disconnects must be carefully designed. The majority of quick disconnects are composed of metal materials, such as brass, aluminum, and stainless steel. Plastic materials have gained in prominence because of their resistance to corrosion.

All quick disconnects feature male and female parts that interlock carefully to maintain a connection. The key to most quick disconnects is the configuration of the female connector, which usually contains a retractable sheath that covers several small bearings. When the sheath retracts, the bearings loosen, which allows for the insertion or removal of the male part. When the sheath covers the bearings, it makes it impossible for the male and female parts to become disconnected.

In addition to this configuration, there are several other varieties of quick disconnects. It is important to carefully match a quick disconnect with its application in order to ensure safe and effective use of the tool and the equipment in which it is installed.

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