API Couplers

Easy to use API Coupler, yet rugged and durable

API couplersAPI couplers are used at petroleum loading racks for bottom loading petroleum tankers. They are mounted on loading arms, with a 4″ TTMA flange connection which then attaches to the API vales on the tanker. The connection interface consists of a two part poppet and plunger design, which ensures a positive spill free connection every time you load.

All Dixon / Carbis Solutions API Couplers Feature:

  • Modular design, allows various face seal combinations to be compatible with different alternative fuel / performance levels and applications
  • No special tools need for maintenance, very easy
  • Shaft seals can be changed without removing coupler from loading arm
  • Locking 5 cam design for easy alignment and tight connection and safety interlock to help ensure coupler properly attached before valve opens.
  • Ball-end handle for easy, comfortable operation
  • Bonded nose seal offers a long life and cannot be washed out