Breakaway Coupling adds safety to gas and liquid transfer.

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Protecting against unintended pull-away of tank trucks, railcars, barges, and ships, NTS Series Safety Breakaway Coupling installs in loading arms and hose lines that convey gas or liquid media. It includes 2 non-return valves to prevent product loss during emergency separation. System can be reassembled, without tools, after depressurizing and emptying hose or loading arm. It is available in 2 styles and with various line sizes, connection options, and materials.

Original Press Release:

OPW Engineered Systems NTS Breakaway Coupling Raises Safety Standards in Breakaway Technology

Lebanon, OH - OPW Engineered Systems, a leading manufacturer of systems for the safe and efficient loading and unloading of hazardous materials, and a division of OPW Fluid Transfer Group, is pleased to announce the introduction of a new safety breakaway device, the NTS Series Breakaway Coupling.

The NTS Series Safety Breakaway Coupling is designed to protect against the unintended pull-away of tank trucks, railcars, barges and ships. Loading arms and hose lines, conveying gas or liquid media, can be either newly equipped or retrofitted with the NTS. Two non-return valves prevent product loss in the event of an emergency separation. The NTS features a spare part free, non-destructive separation-no shear pins involved. After depressurizing and emptying the hose or loading arm, the NTS can be re-assembled easily, without tools or spare parts so that the operation has very little downtime.

The NTS is available in two styles to meet specific project requirements. A variety of line sizes, connection options and material choices are available to meet virtually any loading application.

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OPW Engineered Systems is a leading manufacturer of systems for the safe and efficient loading and unloading of hazardous materials. OPW Engineered Systems is part of OPW Fluid Transfer Group. Organized in 1998 and part of Dover Corporation, OPW Fluid Transfer Group is comprised of six market-leading operating companies - each dedicated to designing, manufacturing and distributing world class solutions that assist in the safe handling and transporting of hazardous bulk products. The Group is comprised of three market units: Chemical and Industrial, Rail and Cargo Tank, and six market-leading operating companies: OPW Engineered Systems, Midland Manufacturing, Civacon, Knappco, Sure Seal and OPW Fluid Transfer Group - Europe. The company has manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, Brazil and India; it has sales offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Shanghai. For more information, please visit or

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