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1. (WO2017037447) FLUID TRANSFER COUPLER

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/037447    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2016/052689
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: F16L 37/47
Applicants: FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED
Inventors: ASHTON, Colin
Title: FLUID TRANSFER COUPLER
Abstract:
A fluid transfer coupler comprises engagement means, such as a frusto-conical flange (16), for releasable engagement with a complementarily shaped fitting, retaining means (18) configured to releasably retain the complementarily shaped fitting, a valve seat (24), valve closure means (22) releasably engageable with the valve seat, a crank member (32),means such as a handle (36) for rotatably displacing the crank member around its rotational axis and a connecting member (26) pivotally connected to the crank member (32) and connected to the valve closure means (22). The crank member (32) is mounted on separate first and second coaxial spindle members (34, 60) which define the rotational axis of the crank member.