The Six Stages of Coupler Evolution

By OPW | May 06, 2019

Having grown from the basic threaded connection to next-generation dry disconnects, chemical processors now have a wide range of choices for their fluid handling applications. Reliable connections help to avoid leaks or spills, and coupler manufacturers took this challenge as an opportunity to create new and improved designs that limit product loss and mishandling of hazardous fluids.

David Morrow, Director of Product Management at OPW Engineered Systems, provided an informative guide to how couplers have evolved over time in Processing Magazine.

 

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