Rail Car API Couplers


The APIRC is a drybreak coupler intended for gravity discharge only and will mate with any standard API bottom loading adaptors.

The APIRC is suitable for unloading rail cars or for use on jumper hoses to pumping systems up to a maximum working pressure of 350 kPa.

Features & Benefits
  • Lightweight simple & inexpensive option to a standard API bottom loading coupler.
  • Quick and easy disassembly process.
  • Cam levers securely clamp the coupler onto API adaptor.
  • Opening the operating handle will open both poppets on the API coupler and API adaptor.


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    Technical Information

    Maximum coupling pressure
    350 kPa.

    Product retention
    To 500 kPa.

    -Body poppet and handle: Aluminium.
    -Operating Shaft: Stainless Steel.
    -Seals: Viton A.

    Thread outlet
    100mm BSP female. 

    100mm bore throughout.



    Ordering Information

    APIRC: 100mm Female API rail coupler. 

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