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    Quick disconnect air coupling

    Here is a 1" quick disconnect air coupling made from a 1" black iron union and a 1"X1/2" reducer. I needed a way to connect my air compressor to my shop manifold, but still be able to quickly disconnect it. When mated together, the union locking ring is only hand tight, the o-ring makes the seal. This one is operating at 125 psi with no leaks.
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    Last edited by bobneumann; 10-02-2018 at 10:40 AM.

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    Thanks bobneumann! We've added your Quick Disconnect Air Coupling to our Air Compressors category,
    as well as to your builder page: bobneumann's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:





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