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Kamvalok Flat introduced at ILTA 2017

OPW Engineered Systems introduces the Kamvalok Flat at the 37th Annual ILTA Conference & Trade Show in Houston, Texas.

Compact Torsion Spring introduced at ILTA 2017

OPW Engineered Systems introduces the Compact Torsion Spring at the 37th Annual ILTA Conference & Trade Show in Houston, Texas.

New Dry Disconnects introduced at ILTA 2017

OPW Engineered Systems introduces 2 new dry disconnects at the 37th Annual ILTA Conference & Trade Show in Houston, Texas.

Total Terminal Solutions

OPW Engineered Systems is the only manufacturer of absolutely every type of loading arm in existence. With unmatched pre- and post-sale support, we design an entire system that’s right for your terminal, complete with every accessory and component necessary to help give you optimum performance.

HILTAP 3TL SERIES Transfer Loading Safety Quick Coupling

The 3TL Coupling's metal-to-metal wedge seal delivers a leak-free connection without a hammer union. No hammering means less operator strain, faster connections and no more replacing leaky seals.

HILTAP LQC Coupler

The LQC (Locking Quick Connect) is the only coupling guaranteed to NOT disengage when pressure is in the line.* The unique design enables 1/4-turn ON/OFF rapid engagement and reduces operator stress.

Drylok Dry Disconnect Coupler Animation

OPW's Drylok™ dry disconnect coupler is designed to safely transfer hazardous liquids. Its unique interlocking handle averts accidental spills by preventing uncoupling while the valve is open.

L90 Series Loading Arm Counterbalance

OPW Engineered Systems L90 Series Counterbalance has been designed for loading arms that require higher spring loads to accommodate longer reaches and additional equipment.  

OPW Kamvalok® Coupler

OPW Kamvalok® Dry Disconnect Couplings are considered the standard of the industry. Used at liquid transfer points where product loss could occur, OPW Kamvaloks® provide a reliable solution to prevent spillage during connection or disconnection.

OPW GT33F Drumloader

Boom style loading arms are an excellent choice for variable reach applications, especially in larger sizes and longer reach where the outboard components can be heavy. Its long reach capability, un-paralleled flexibility and ease of operation make this the most popular Top Loading Arm design.

OPW GT-32-F Unsupported Boom Top Loading Arm

Boom style loading arms are an excellent choice for variable reach applications, especially in larger sizes and longer reach where the outboard components can be heavy. Its long reach capability, un-paralleled flexibility and ease of operation make this the most popular Top Loading Arm design.

HGJ Ground Joint Utility

Hiltap Fittings has announced that its HGJ Series of Joint Utility Unions is now available in a 1-inch size. HGJ Series Utility Unions can be used as a coupling for most steam, water and standard utility applications. By utilizing a commercially available O-ring seal, HGJ utility unions are interchangeable with most conventional ground joint unions.

Top-Loading Fixed Style

This simple arm incorporates only three swivel planes of rotation and is designed for use in top loading installations where the vehicle is located at a fixed distance from the riser pipe.

OPW Engineered Systems Top-loading Boom Style

OPW Engineered Systems Top-loading Boom Style

OPW Engineered Systems Top-loading Scissor Style

OPW Engineered Systems Top-loading Scissor Style

OPW Engineered Systems Upfeed Sequence

OPW Engineered Systems Upfeed Sequence

Animation of OPW's LQC in Action

The animation shows how OPW Engineered Systems' Locking Quick Connect (LQC) remains engaged even if the locking notch releases.

Safe Vent Lite Gate Valve Drain Flush

OPW Engineered Systems' Hiltap line of products provide ideal solutions for a variety of connections. This animation explains how prolonged use of a pipe system can generate a build-up of waste and block the proper flow within the pipe.

Twister LQC Locking Handle 21 Jan 2008

Twister LQC Locking Handle 21 Jan 2008

Offloading of Railcar with OPW's LQC

Workers prepare to offload a commodity from a railcar using OPW Engineered Systems' Locking Quick Connect (LQC).

TOPW Engineered Systems - Hiltap 3TL Transfer Quick Connector

The HILTAP™ Series features innovative high and low pressure and temperature sealing couplings, connectors and product recovery/pipeline cleaning technologies.

RapidLOK Components

RapidLOK Series Connector is an all-purpose, lightweight quick coupling designed for leakproof operation at a wide range of temperatures. 


Testimonial Videos

EMCO Chemical Distributors Optimizes Chemical-Handling With OPW & Civacon

EMCO Chemical Distributors has more than one million gallons of liquid-storage space at its chemical-blending facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI. 

Success Story: SI Group

This success story demonstrates how the SI Group Manufacturing prefers OPW Engineered System's Drylock Disconnect Couplers and Adaptors for their outstanding safety features, with virtually no fluid loss and no exposure.

OPW Loading Systems

The transfer of volatile, valuable, potentially toxic fluids requires highly engineered loading arms, couplers and swivels. OPW Engineered Systems is the global leader in the design and manufacture of products that transfer fluids SAFER, CLEANER, FASTER.

Shale Oil & Gas

We have been providing Loading Arm solutions for over 100 years and we strive to uphold the leadership position that we have established. We don't take this lightly. We understand that every application is opportunity to improve the efficiency and safety of your operation.   

Success Story: NuStar Energy LP

The 890 Series "Hi-Load" Counterbalances from OPW Engineered Systems help NuStar Energy optimize railcar-loading operations at its Stockton, CA, USA, terminal.


Maintenance Videos

OPW Engineered Systems Corporate Profile

OPW Engineered Systems Corporate Profile

1004D4 Coupler Maintenance

The 1004D4 is the next generation in API Bottom Loading Couplers from OPW. By combining ease of maintenance with a unique spring loaded sleeve design, the D4 provides the ultimate coupler experience.

OPW Engineered Systems SZ Series Safety Breakaway

Protects your equipment, piping and personnel in the event of an unintended pull-away. A consideration whenever you are making a tight connection to a truck or railcar.

OPW Engineered Systems NTS-PU Safety Breakaway Product Overview

Protects your equipment, piping and personnel in the event of an unintended pull-away. A consideration whenever you are making a tight connection to a truck or railcar.

Demonstration of Twister LQC at 60 psi

This video shows OPW Engineered Systems' Twister LQC staying connected due to active pressure within the line. Even though the operator attempts to disengage the connection, he is unable. 

How to Rebuild an API 700-Series Bottom Loading Coupler

Dave Morrow, Director of Product Management at OPW Engineered Systems, demonstrates the procedure to change the seals in a Liquip API 700-Series Bottom Loading Coupler.

OPW Engineered Systems Chlorine Breakaway

The OPW Engineered Systems Chlorine Breakaway represents the best available technology to protect your equipment, your people and the environment. Whether you are loading tank trucks, railcars, barges or ships, with liquid or gas.

OPW Engineered Systems Kamvalok 1700D-Series

OPW Kamvalok® Dry Disconnect Couplings are considered the standard of the industry. Used at liquid transfer points where product loss could occur, OPW Kamvaloks® provide a reliable solution to prevent spillage during connection or disconnection.

OPW Engineered Systems' Epsilon™ Coupler: Maintenance and Repair

Detailed step-by-step instructions for the complete disassembly and reassembly of the Epsilon™ coupler. Epsilon comes in stainless steel or Hastelloy® and because of its double ball valve design, Epsilon is a sophisticated low spill coupling system. 

OPW Engineered Systems' Epsilon™ Adaptor: Maintenance and Repair

Detailed step-by-step instructions for the complete disassembly and reassembly of the Epsilon™ coupler. Epsilon comes in stainless steel or Hastelloy® and because of its double ball valve design, Epsilon is a sophisticated low spill coupling system.

EMCO Chemical Distributors Optimizes Chemical-Handling With OPW & Civacon

EMCO Chemical Distributors has more than one million gallons of liquid-storage space at its chemical-blending facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI. 

Demonstration of Twister LQC at 60 psi

Unlike competitors of OPW Engineered Systems, our Kamlok will not allow users to accidentally disengage a valve with pressure in the line. As the video demonstrates, disengaging a locked coupler with active line pressure could cause serious injury or even death.

How to Rebuild an API 800-Series Bottom Loading Coupler

Dave Morrow, Director of Product Management at OPW Engineered Systems, demonstrates the procedure to change the seals in a Liquip API 800-Series Bottom Loading Coupler.

OPW Engineered Systems: NTS-PU Safety Breakaway Product Demonstration

Protects your equipment, piping and personnel in the event of an unintended pull-away. A consideration whenever you are making a tight connection to a truck or railcar.

OPW Engineered Systems Robotic Welder

Designed to produce a consistent, certified X-ray quality weld each and every time, OPW Engineered Systems' robotic welder will further enhance the product quality and durability of its swivel joints.

3000 Series Swivel by OPW Engineered Systems - Seal Replacement

How to replace the seals for OPW Engineered Systems' 3000 Series Swivel. Removing the ball bearings allows access to the main seal and environmental seal.

8000 Series Dual Split-Flange Swivel by OPW - Seal Replacement

How to replace the seals for OPW Engineered Systems' 8000 Series DSF Swivel. Unlike other models, the 8000 Series enables access to the product and environmental seals by simply removing the sealing-flange bolts.

Increase Down Hole Well Safety with Burst Pup

OPW Engineered Systems' Hiltap product line delivers superior safety for a variety of applications. This animation shows how the Hiltap Burst Pup can save costs by quickly filling a well hole with cement - this keeps the well from being damaged by the build-up of gas.

1004D3 Coupler Maintenance

1004 D3 Coupler Maintenance

OPW Engineered Systems: NTS-PU Safety Breakaway Maintenance, O-ring Replacement

How to assembly, disassemble, maintain and replace O-rings on OPW Engineered Systems NTS-PU Safety Breakaway. Used in the transfer of fluids between railcars, trucks or tanks.

 

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OPW offers premium-grade top and bottom loading arms, swivel joints, sight flow indicators, quick and dry disconnect couplers and safety breakaways for use in railcar rack systems and platforms, bulk plant and liquid terminals applications.

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OPW offers the most complete line of loading arm systems and loading-rack equipment for today's bulk loading and unloading requirements.

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Every Arm. Every Option. Only OPW.

Design, plant and maintenance engineers use OPW swivel joints in flexible piping systems, loading arms, hose reels, sewer rodding and wastewater treatment equipment, and various types of process machinery.

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Every Arm. Every Option. Only OPW.

OPW Engineered Systems is a world-class manufacturer of quick and dry disconnect fittings designed to meet any fluid handling need.

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Every Arm. Every Option. Only OPW.

Whether you’re monitoring petroleum products, liquefied gases, solvents, or hazardous, corrosive chemicals, OPW’s collection of Process Products help keep your fluids under control.

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