Penguin Chillers | Silicone Tubing Quick Disconnects
Pre-Order - for purchase with chillers ONLY
Undeniably, Silicone Tubing Quick Disconnects are a fast and efficient way to disconnect pumps from chillers. To begin with, the disconnects stainless steel, shrouded, thumb latch allows users one handed connection and disconnection capabilities. The shrouding specifically protects against accidental disconnects. The Silicone Tubing Quick Disconnects also have spring loaded valves. As a result, they close immediately when disconnected. For that reason, glycol is prevented from spilling out during the disconnection process. The quick disconnects have a pressure rating of 120 psi. They also have a temperature rating of -40°F to 180°F (-40°C to 82°C).
The 3/8″ quick disconnect has fittings for use with the 3/8″ silicone tubing. Likewise, the 1/2″ quick disconnect has fittings for use with the 1/2″ silicone tubing.
Please Note: The “Silicone Tubing Quick Disconnect” is for use in between two pieces of spliced tubing. For this reason, you’ll need our single “Barbed Adapter Fitting” to connect your tubing directly to your Glycol Pump and the other end of tubing to your Chiller.
- The Standard Pump only uses the 3/8″ Barbed Adaptor Fitting, the 3/8″ Silicone Tubing and the 3/8″ Silicone Tubing Adaptor.
- The XL Pump can use either the 3/8″ or the 1/2″ Barbed Adaptor Fitting, Silicone Tubing and the Silicone Tubing Quick Disconnect.
Because of fewer moving parts and a smooth contoured design, quick disconnects undoubtedly deliver an ease-of-use and excellent flow in a compact size. On the whole, Integral terminations create fewer leak points and shorter assemblies which then allow for faster installations. Comparatively, Quick Disconnects are the go to product because of their ease of use and reliability.