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    Knuckle Union Components - Hansen Quick Connect

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    Hansen Knuckle Union Components

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    Knuckle Union Components - Selection Guide

    The assembled unit requires a Socket and Ball combination. Sockets will not connect to Sockets and Balls will not connect to Balls.

    Socket side parts include the common centre nut.

    Knuckle Union 9° Bend Illustration

    The Knuckle Union is used to connect and disconnect pipework or valves quickly and easily from pumps and existing installations. This component has the added benefit of a 9 degree ‘Knuckle’ movement, which provides greater flexibility at installation and removes the necessity of the pipework having to line up exactly with your pump.

    Product Sizes and Pressure Ratings

    • Code - Metric - Imperial

    Knuckle Union Socket - Poly Pipe Tail

    • KUS20P - 20mm - 3/4"
    • KUS25P - 25mm - 1"
    • KUS32P - 32mm - 1 1/4"

    Knuckle Union Socket - Male Thread

    • KUS20M - 20mm - 3/4"
    • KUS25M - 25mm - 1"
    • KUS32M - 32mm - 1 1/4"

    Knuckle Union Ball- Poly Pipe Tail

    • KUB20P - 20mm - 3/4"
    • KUB25P - 25mm - 1"
    • KUB32P - 32mm - 1 1/4"

    Knuckle Union Ball - Female Thread

    • KUB20F - 20mm - 3/4"
    • KUB25F - 25mm - 1"
    • KUB32F - 32mm - 1 1/4"

    All the above components are rated for 10 Bar Pressure.

    Features and Applications

    • Knuckle Unions are used to connect and disconnect pipe work or valves quickly and easily from pumps and existing installations.
    • Provide ultimate flexibility around pumps.
    • Offer a quick connect / disconnect solution around pumps or along the trunk of a pipe.
    • 9º ‘Knuckle’ movement provides greater flexibility at installation time and removes the necessity of the pipe work having to line up exactly with your pump.
    • The pump can easily be removed or installed from the system for servicing by undoing the common nut.
    • The pump can be misaligned from the pipe work by a total of 9º
    • Multiple configurations enable this fitting to meet the needs of just about any situation.
    • The ability to connect to poly pipe applications directly from the pump or in-line.
    • Fits onto the extensive range of Hansen Easy Fit & True Fit Pipe Fittings.

    Installation

    • Please look at the Poly Fittings pages for connection of the Poly Easy Fit pipe fittings side of the fittings.
    • Ensure that all pipework is adequately supported.
    Hansen Knuckle Union Installation Step 1Hansen Knuckle Union Installation Step 2
    • 1. Line up the two ends of the Quick Connect Knuckle Union
    • 2. Join the two parts together by winding the common centre nut on to the matching male thread.
    Hansen Knuckle Union Installation Step 1Hansen Knuckle Union Installation Step 4
    • 3. Ensure that the common centre nut is firmly tightened. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.
    • 4. The finished connection - the Poly Pipe is connected with the Quick Connect Knuckle Union.