LYNX Series Bottom Loading Coupler

Lynx Coupler
Liquip

Not Just Better In Every Way. The Best In Every Way.

The LYNX series brings together the best features of all API couplers to provide a superior and effortless bottom loading experience.

The LYNX is optimised to bring your liquid terminals and tank trucks the very best in dry-break API technology. From its ultra-durable stainless-steel collar to its ability to protect your loading-arm connection even when facing surge pressures up to 3,400 kPa, you can count on LYNX for years of service and to help minimize fluid loss.

Fast Disassembly, Less Downtime
If you have 30 seconds and a screwdriver, you can disassemble LYNX. Thanks to a U-pin design, loading-arm operators can perform coupler maintenance without special tools and do it quickly. 

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Safety and Reliability

  • Minimal product leakage during disconnect increases site safety.
  • Low risk of leakage because of a proven seal design.
  • Four, "true interlocking" stainless steel latches ensure superior latch alignment and maximum safety.
  • Lightweight without reducing safety and reliability.
  • High-quality components including a stainless-steel collar and hard anodized aluminum body for increased service durability and life.

Performance and Convenience

  • Fast and easy disassembly of entire coupler through U-pin design.
  • U-pin is secured when the TTMA flange is fastened to prevent the pin from falling out in service.
  • Fast in-field replacement of main seals, on or off the arm.
  • Two operating handle sizes to suit customer preference.
  • Less drippage at disconnect compared to previous models.
  • Collar designed to ensure minimal distortion of critical latching face.
  • Easy to operate handle with a noticeable positive lock.

Comfort and Style

  • Ergonomic operating handle and carry loop results in less physical strain on users.

Handle Length
Short (150mm) or Long (200mm).

Seals
-Viton B.
-Viton GFLT (recommended for ethanol blends).
-FFKM.
-Fluorosilicone.
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NBR (Nitrile/Buna).

Pressures
Max Working Pressure: 80 psi (5.5 bar) (550 kPa).
Product Test Pressure: 119 psi (8.2 bar) (820 kPa).
Design Pressure: 363 psi (25 bar) (2,500 kPa).
Max Surge Pressure: 493 psi (34 bar) (3,400 kPa).

Operating Temperature
Viton B70: -15°C to 90°C (0°F to 200°F).
Viton GFLT: -28°C to 90°C (-20°F to 200°F).
Nitrile/Buna: -40°C to 100°C (-40°F to 212°F).
Fluorosilicone: -45°C to 177°C (-49°F to 350°F).
FFKM: -5°C to 80°C (-23°F to 176°F).
Tecnoflon: -40°C to 90°C (-40°F to 200°F)

Design Standard
API RP 1004 8th EDITION 2003 - Bottom Loading and Vapour Recovery.

Dismantling
Removal of one U-pin enables the shaft assembly and main poppet to be withdrawn.

Mounting
By industry standard 100mm (4”) TTMA Flange.


Weight
8.6kg (LYNX85x Couplers).
10.81kg (LYNX86x Couplers).

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