Thursday, December 04, 2014

PRODUCT FOCUS - IBEDA Quick Action Coupling Flashback Arrestors

There are many advantages when using a flashback arrestor with an inbuilt quick action coupling mechanism.  Besides having all of the features of standard flashback arrestors, these models also incorporate a shut-off valve, activated when the coupling pin is removed.

Simplicity

Once the flashback arrestors and coupling pins have been connected onto the equipment, there are no threaded connections to contend with when connecting or disconnecting hoses and other attached equipment.  Disconnection and reconnection of a coupling pin to the unit happens in a fraction of a second.  No additional tools required!

Versatility

Often different tasks need to be completed from the same gas supply or workstation.  Using quick action coupling flashback arrestors, this is achieved in a fraction of the time than when using threaded connections.  Hoses of different lengths can be easily connected to extend reach; hoses with larger or smaller internal diameters may be connected when changing the application (from welding / cutting to heating / gouging and vice versa); blowpipes can be disconnected and the hoses reattached to straight line cutting machines.  The options are endless!

Mobility

By using equipment connected to quick action coupling units, mobility becomes a breeze.  To move equipment from one gas supply or work station to the next, simply disconnect the equipment from the supply by operating the coupling mechanism, and reconnect the equipment to the gas supply where needed.  It all happens in seconds!

Compliance

The complete range of IBEDA flashback arrestors with inbuilt quick action automatic gas shut-off have been independently tested by BAM in Germany and are product certified to the Australian Standard (AS4603). The coupling pin and coupling mechanism fully complies with international standards EN561/ISO7289.  This is important, as the edict of Australian Standards is to follow an international standard (where no current Australian Standard exists), as is the case with these products.

Regulator End Flashback Arrestors with Quick Action Automatic Gas Shut-Off

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The flashback arrestor is fitted to the regulator and the coupling pin is fitted to the hose.  Once the coupling pin is released from the flashback arrestor coupling mechanism, the gas supply is shut off.

Torch End Flashback Arrestors with Quick Action Automatic Gas Shut-Off

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The flashback arrestor is fitted to the hose and the coupling pin is fitted to the downstream equipment, such as a blowpipe / cutting torch or portable cutting machine.  Once the coupling is released from the flashback arrestor the gas supply is shut off.

Wayne Morris

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