Quick Coupling

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Quick Coupling Quick couplings, also sometimes known as quick connect couplings and quick disconnect fittings, are used to join two pipes or hoses or a combination of the two together.

Leading Manufacturers

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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Marlette, MI  |  989-635-3621

Oetiker Group is a multinational, worldwide network of 17 subsidiaries. For more than 70 years, we have specialized in a full line of quality quick connect couplings, quick disconnect couplings, hydraulic couplings and hose couplings to serve various industries. Our name guarantees quality, safety and reliability and is directly related to a variety of connecting technology patents.

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Oetiker, Inc. $$$

Grand Rapids, MI  |  616-538-4970

Since 1946, Kent Rubber Supply has been a trusted supplier of custom industrial couplings and fittings. Using our up to date assembly process, we can create couplings and fittings in various sizes and materials. Working to fit your needs, our talented staff leverages the best technology to ensure we offer the best solutions to our customers.

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Kent Rubber Supply Co. $$$

St. Paul, MN  |  651-653-0599

Since 1969, Safeway, a division of The Specialty Mfg. Co. has been a manufacturer of quick action couplings, hydraulic couplings, and other quick couplings in a variety of materials and sizes, with numerous thread styles available. Our quick couplings are standard on skid-steer loaders, agricultural, construction, mining, rescue, mobile and off-shore equipment. All of our products are made 100% in the USA!

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Safeway, a division of The Specialty Mfg. Co. $$$

Cape Coral, FL  |  888-745-5837

S4J Manufacturing Services is a leading producer of a full line of quality miniature quick connect couplings manufactured from brass rod and electroless nickel plate. Our quick couplings can be ordered with automatic shutoff and through flow. Please call or visit our website for more information.

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S4J Manufacturing Services, Inc. $$$

St. Paul, MN  |  651-645-0091

We have been providing our customers with quick release couplings that provide a lasting value. Our products use the latest technology to ensure a product that will maximize productivity and efficiency for your company! There is no job too large or too small for us to handle! To learn more about how we may be able to benefit you; get in touch with our customer service representatives today!

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Colder Products Company $$$

Katy, TX  |  832-331-0021

As a world-wide leading manufacturer, WEH Technologies has developed a wide range of unique products for the connection, the valve, and the refueling technology industries. Our products are used in all parts of the world. The WEH quick couplings are ideally suited for pressure testing, function testing (pneumatic, hydraulic, oil-hydraulic), vacuum testing, and more.

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WEH Technologies $$$

Denver, CO  |  970-667-2728

Eldon James manufactures a wide range of standard and custom hose fittings, including adapters, couplers, elbows, reducers, and bulkheads. Our fittings are always properly packaged and meet quality appearance requirements. We are a world class manufacturer and global supplier of proprietary and customized connection solutions for various industries. We are ISO 9001 and ISO 13485:2003 certified.

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Eldon James $$$
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Many kinds of heavy industrial equipment make use of fuel lines that involve the use of quick couplings. Commercial hydraulic-operated equipment like small lifts may also involve the use of hydraulic quick disconnects. Industrial, commercial and consumer grade pressure washers are almost always equipped with quick couplings in order to allow for the quick and easy connection of water compressors to spraying wands. These helpful tools are used to maintain a connection between two lines while allowing for their quick and easy disconnection.

Some varieties of quick couplings can be designed to prevent leakage once disconnected; such specialized couplings are used in a variety of hydraulic, pneumatic and other kinds of fluid transmission lines. They contribute greatly to the safety of the environments in which they are applied by preventing accidental spills.

Quick couplings are composed of two mating halves: a male plug and a female coupling. Most quick couplings are composed of metal materials, such as brass, aluminum, and stainless steel. The key to the operation of a quick coupling lies in the design of the female coupling part. The female part involves a retractable sheath that covers several movable bearings. When the sheath is retracted, it allows for the movement of the bearings, which allows for the attachment of the male part.

When the sheath is extended over the bearings, it prevents their movement, which prevents the connection or disconnection of the male part. The retractable sheath is usually kept in place with a resilient spring. Recently, plastic materials have become more common as quick couplings because of their corrosion resistance and low cost compared to metal couplings.

Their use is generally limited to less demanding applications, as most plastics are not as strong as metals. Carefully pairing couplings with their applications is an important part of ensuring the safe and effective operation of quick couplings and the equipment to which they are connected. When properly chosen, installed and used, quick couplings are a tremendous asset to their users.

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