Quick Release Fittings
Quick release fittings, also known as quick disconnect fittings, are fittings designed for compressed air systems that allow for fast and easy connection and disconnection of pneumatic components.
They provide a convenient and efficient way to connect and disconnect hoses, fittings, and other pneumatic components without the need for tools or shutting down the air supply.
These fittings consist of two parts: the coupler and the plug. The coupler is typically mounted on the air supply line and the plug is attached to the component. The coupler is designed with a spring-loaded mechanism that is triggered when the plug is inserted. This mechanism creates a tight seal, ensuring that the air supply remains connected.
To disconnect the component, the release sleeve is pushed, releasing the spring-loaded mechanism and allowing the plug to be pulled from the coupler. The release sleeve provides a secure grip, preventing accidental disconnection. The quick release fittings are available in a variety of sizes and styles to meet the specific needs of different compressed air systems.
Quick release fittings are widely used in a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing. They are particularly useful in applications where frequent connections and disconnections are required, such as in testing and maintenance operations. They also provide a convenient way to change components or reconfigure air supply lines without the need to shut down the air supply or use tools.
Compressed Air Systems UK
We have a large range of knowledge about quick release fittings at Compressed Air Systems UK, having been in business for roughly 30 years. Call us at 0121 7533 330 to talk with a member of our team regarding any queries, who will be happy to provide you with further information about all our products and services.