Press Release Summary:
Designed for quickly connecting and disconnecting rotary unions from fluid transfer lines withoutÂ tools, TorqueSafe™ is rated for up to 20 lb-ft of torque with operating pressures to 150 psig and temperatures up to 375Â°F. Coupling features full-flow passage, one-hand disengagement, and locking mechanism to ensure safe connections are made. With connection sizes ranging from 3/8 to 1 Â½ in., coupling is constructed of stainless steel for corrosion resistance.
Original Press Release:
Kadant Johnson Launches Quick Connect Drive Coupling
Three Rivers, Mich. – Kadant Johnson Inc., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI), announces the global release of its TorqueSafe™ drive coupling designed for quickly and safely connecting and disconnecting rotary unions from fluid transfer lines without the use of tools.
The patent-pending quick-connect coupling is designed for steam and other fluids and is rated for up to 20 ft-lb (27 Nm) of torque with operating pressures up to 150 psig (10 bar) and temperatures up to 375 F (191 C). The TorqueSafe coupling features a full-flow passage and incorporates a locking mechanism to ensure safe connections are made. In addition, the stainless steel construction offers corrosion resistance and features one-hand disengagement.
The TorqueSafe coupling is designed for use in a variety of applications where rapid removal and installation of rotating unions are required in fluid transfer lines, including those used to produce fiberglass reinforced composite structures and products. Connection sizes range from 3/8” to 1-1/2”.
Kadant Johnson Inc. is a leading provider of rotary sealing devices, precision unions, and steam handling systems to process industries. The Company’s systems division specializes in the engineering, design, and supply of steam systems, controls, and related equipment used to manage steam and condensate flow. It also provides project management and remote monitoring and diagnostics to optimize steam energy utilization.
Kadant Johnson Inc.
805 Wood St.
Three Rivers, MI 49093 USA
Tel: +1-269-273-3076 ext 2261