OPW Develops Game-Changing Coupler Innovation

By OPW | May 24, 2016
New LYNX coupler will revolutionize terminal loading forever

LEBANON, OHIO – May 24, 2016
- OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), has added the LYNX coupler to its complete line of terminal solution offerings. Based on OPW Engineered Systems' existing couplers, LYNX incorporates a U-pin design that enables an operator to disassemble the coupler in a matter of seconds.LYNX Coupler

"A single coupler might be responsible for the transfer of millions of gallons of fluid, so  you want to shorten the service cycle as much as possible," said Dave Morrow, Director of Products for Engineered Systems. "LYNX does just that. With a simple pull, the U-pin design enables the operator to gain access to the internal components, perform maintenance and quickly put the coupler back in service."

In addition to allowing fast disassembly, the U-pin does not require any special tools. "LYNX is the only coupler that gives you the ability to quickly take it apart with just a flat-head screwdriver," explained Morrow.  

Each LYNX coupler comes with a five-year warranty and according to Morrow, "LYNX is meant to be a long-term solution at the loading terminal. From extending the life of the wave spring to being able to handle surge pressures up to 500 psi, we engineered LYNX to last a very long time."     

OPW Engineered Systems is currently taking orders for the LYNX coupler and offers a wide range of sealing options. For full product specifications or download a product brochure, visit the LYNX product page on OPW Engineered Systems' website.

To schedule a product demonstration, please contact OPW Engineered Systems. For more on OPW Engineered Systems, brands and products go to www.opw-es.com.

About OPW Engineered Systems:
OPW Engineered Systems is part of OPW, a global leader in fully integrated fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions for the safe and efficient handling of critical petroleum-derived fluids from the refinery to the commercial and retail points of consumption, including loading systems, rail and transport tank truck equipment, tank gauging equipment and automated fuel management systems, valves and fittings, underground and above ground storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping, fuel dispensing products, including swivels, breakaways, industrial and automatic dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery, gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels, and clean energy fueling nozzles and accessories for LPG, Hydrogen and CNG. OPW also manufactures automated vehicle wash systems. OPW has 1850+ employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, China and India and sales offices around the world. OPW is an operating company within the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV). For more information on OPW, please visit www.opwglobal.com.