Flow-Rite Controls (Byron Center, MI) is launching a line of quick-connect couplers ideal for use in industrial plant operations. These hose connections are considerably more lightweight than their brass sleeve and ball valve and fitting counterparts. The couplers are made of high-grade UV resistant polypropylene, non-swell Viton O-rings, and stainless steel springs. The couplers are also capable of gamma sterilization. The design permits for the highest flow rate of comparable couplers. The pressure range is 0-100 psi, with a temperature range of freezing to 160 degrees F. Disconnecting is hassle free with the ergonomic push-in button, says the company.
Learn more at www.flow-rite.com .