1005E API Bottom Loading Coupler
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      The Safer, Cleaner, Faster Way to Load Your Transport The 1005E3/1004D3 is the latest generation in API bottom -loading couplers from OPW. A proven performer at major oil terminals around the world, the 1005E3 incorporates several new features that make it the most user-friendly coupler on the market.
Safer
5-Cam Design
Ensures easy alignment; tight connection to adaptor and resists side forces during loading
Fully Interlocked
Dual interlocks ensure that the 1005E3 cannot be opened unless it is properly connected to an API adaptor
Cleaner
Superior Cleaning
Simple and reliable smart-seal design consisting of dual high-performance O-rings
High-Performance Seals
Special Fluorocarbon seal compound provides compatibility across most products including gasoline, diesel, biodiesel and ethanol*
Faster
Maintenance
All pins and small threads have been eliminated to provide quick, easy access to all critical components
Nose seal can be replaced easily without having to remove coupler from rack
No special tools required
Can be completely rebuilt in minutes
Operation
New stainless steel “ergo” handle design provides easy, smooth operation
*Other seals available upon request
  • Design Parameters
  • Seal Kit
  • Materials
  • Selection Guide
  • Accessories/Related Products
  • Downloads

Design Parameters

Max Design Pressure:
125 psi (g), 8.6 bar (g)
Max Allowable Working Pressure:
75 psi (g), 5 bar (g)
Max Flow Rate:
600GPM, 135 M3/H
Temperature Range
Buna N 1500
-29°C - 121° C (-20°F - 250°F )
  Fluorocarbon
-29°C - 204° C (-20°F - 400°F)
  EPT E 692
-46°C - 107° C (-50°F - 225°F )
  Kalrez®
-18°C - 260° C (0°F - 500°F)
Weight:
21 lbs (9.5 kg)
Pressure Drop (At Max Flow Rate) 2-5 psi (g), .24 bar (g)
*Unit tested to 21 bar (300psi) in closed position to withstand excessive thermal expansion pressures. Reference API standard RP-1004 for additional information.

Seal Replacement Kit

The 1004D3SRK Seal Replacement Kit includes every required part to replace all seals in the 1005E3/1004D3 API Bottom Loading Coupler
Part Number
Seal Material
1004D3SRK-0401 Buna-N Seal Replacement Kit
1004D3SRK-0402 Fluorocarbon Seal Replacement Kit
1004D3SRK-0404 EPT Seal Replacement Kit
1004D3SRK-0409 Kalrez® Seal Replacement Kit

Materials

Body
Aluminum
Sleeve
Aluminum
Poppet
Aluminum
Shaft
Stainless Steel
Cam Arms
Stainless Steel
Interlocks
Stainless Steel
Drive Links
Stainless Steel
Handle
Stainless Steel
Cylinder
Aluminum

Selection Guide

Accessories/Related Products

1004DRN Drain Adaptor
•Allows operator to easily, safely drain loading arm
•Fits any API Bottom Loading Coupler
   
1005PA Parking Adaptor
•Use to neatly store & secure loading arms while not in use
•Can be provided with standpost and/or proximity switch