More couplings now available

 The six new Emco Wheaton products seen here will be joined by more variants in 2015
The six new Emco Wheaton products seen here will be joined by more variants in 2015
Emco Wheaton has launched six new products within its TODO range with plans to release more variants in 2015.
“The voice of our customers is a critical point of our development process,” said principal engineer Sam Blackmore.  “We listened to our clients’ feedback seeking more sizes of the break-away couplings to support their production needs.”
The company welcomes more feedback about further products – see below.
 NEW marine break-away coupling
Available in a 4” diameter and is a version of the tried and tested TODO break-away coupling that has been designed to withstand harsh marine conditions.
Engineered to disconnect under straight pull force, separation takes place if a vessel moves too far.  The valves, that are present in each half of the equipment, snap shut thereby minimising any potential spill of liquids into the environment or loss of client product. The marine break-away has a maximum working pressure of 25 bar.

The new collar release can work at pressures of 40 bar

The standard break-away coupling
Now also available in 2” or 3” aluminium variants as well as a 4” stainless steel version.   Emco Wheaton decided to develop aluminium versions in response to client feedback for a lighter version of the trusted stainless steel coupling. The standard break-away coupling is already one of the most popular on the market and the additional variants are part of Emco Wheaton’s long standing commitment to the TODO product line.
The 2” and 3” aluminium break-away couplings have a maximum working pressure of 10 bar with the 4” stainless steel capable of bearing pressure of 25 bar.
NEW collar release
Available in 2” and 3” sizes, this is a completely different type of break-away which has been designed for use with loading arms and a hose, rather than two hoses. The collar release breakaway is engineered to disconnect if the loading arms travels past the customer designated breakage position. The actual collar is linked via break cable to the loading arm so that once the break position is reached, the collar splits, closing the valves off.  In addition to reducing any potential environmental impact from a break, the loading arm is safeguarded and potential costly downtime is avoided. Both collar release couplings are capable of working at pressures of 40 bar.
If you have suggestions on products that should become part of Emco Wheaton’s TODO range, please contact product specialist Michelle Sidders at