Parker | Pneumatic Quick Disconnects
|Pneumatic QC Selection
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The coupler half contains a shut-off valve that is automatically opened when a mating nipple is inserted and automatically closes when the nipple is removed.
Parker pneumatic couplings come in three basic designs: general purpose/manual connect, general purpose/push-to-connect, and special purpose.
The standard seal material for all Parker single shut-off couplers is Nitrile. Ethylene Propylene, Fluorocarbon, and Neoprene seals are available as options. Please consult the comprehensive Fluid Compatibility Chart for more information on seal and body material selection – or contact us for further assistance in selecting the appropriate seal material.
Pneumatic Quick Coupling Selection
|GENERAL PURPOSE – Manual Connect|
|10 Series||Manual||Tru-Flate||1/4 to 1/2||●||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|20 Series2||Manual||Industrial||1/4 to 1/2||●||●||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|50 Series||Manual||ARO 210||1/4||●||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|1/4||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|GENERAL PURPOSE – Push-To-Connect|
|RF Series||Push to Connect||Common High-Flow European Interchange||1/4 & 3/8||●||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|HF Series||Push to Connect||Industrial||1/83
|●||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|30 Series||Push to Connect||Industrial||1/4 to 3/4||●||Pawl||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|HA Series||Push to Connect||ARO 210||1/4||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|Twist Lock||Push to Connect||Schrader||1/4 to 1/2||●||●||Cam||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|Universal||Push to Connect||Industrial
|1/4||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||150 PSI|
|SPECIAL PURPOSE – Push-To-Connect|
Push to Connect
|Industrial||1/4 to 3/4||●||Ball||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
|Tool-Mate Series||Push to Connect/
Exhaust & Std
|1/4 to 1/2||●4||●||Fingers||Nitrile||-40° to +250° F||300 PSI|
2 20 Series Stainless Steel available in 1/4" body
3 1/8" couplings have no standard industry interface.
4 Tool-Mate metal end ports are Galvanized Steel.
- Prefix "B" for Brass - available for 3/8 & 1/2" body sizes.
- Suffix "N" for Stainless Steel springs, locking balls, an dbrass valves - available for 10, 20, 30, 50, and 70 Series.
- Prefix "B" for Brass (Standard material is Steel).
To select proper seal materials, see Fluid Compatibility Chart in Technical section, or contact us with questions.
|-65°F to +400°F
-30°F to +400°F
QC Selection Tips
When ordering quick couplers, consider the following:
- Functional requirements of the coupling
- Maximum working pressure of the application
- Coupler seal & body material compatibility with the system’s fluid
- Is the application static or dynamic?
- Size of coupler & hose
- Maximum allowable pressure drop
- Requirement to connect & disconnect under pressure
- Media temperature
- Ambient temperature
- End configuration requirements
- Need for industrial interchange QC
- Effects of air inclusion & fluid loss
If several different series of couplings are being used in your plant or shop, consider using Industrial Interchange Nipples. Industrial Interchange Nipples work with the following couplers: Parker 20 Series, Parker HF Series, Parker 30 Series, Parker Universal Couplers, and Parker E-z-mate Series.
Parker Industrial Interchange nipples are also interchangeable with similar nipples manufactured by other quick disconnect manufacturers conforming to A-A-59439 (formerly known as MIL-C-4109F), ANSI/(NFPA) T3.20.14-1990, or ISO6150-B requirements.