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LIQUIP 3” HOT AIR DRY BULK SWIVEL

Liquip’s 3” Hot Air swivel has been custom engineered for use on
dry bulk tankers. This lightweight swivel can be fitted between the
hot air blower on the prime mover and the trailer liquification jet to
remove torque forces on hoses transferring hot air.

This swivel is not suitable for use with liquids.

  • Automatic operation (once fitted), providing low friction 360º rotation around its axis.
  • Hard anodised aluminium bodies to avoid threads seizing. 
  • Deep groove ball bearing fitted for higher load capacity and long life.
  • Low friction PTFE seals able to withstand extreme temperatures. 
  • High temperature bearing grease ensuring suitability for up to 150ºC.
  • Installation tool (available separately) designed to match housing and ensure the swivel will achieve a tight fit. 
  • Grease nipple for regular maintenance and servicing.

Materials
Hard anodised aluminium body
PTFE packing seals
Steel deep groove ball bearing
Zinc plated steel taptite torx screws


Weight
1.3kg

Mounting
3” Female BSPT thread and 3” Male BSPT thread
DBS080-TOOL (available separately) uses machined flats on both ends for tight fitting

Dimensions
Less than 150mm diameter x 119mm overall length

Bore
Minimum Ø68 bore

Temperature
Temperature tested up to 150ºC

Adjustment or Service
Periodically grease with high temperature bearing grease. Swivel can be disassembled to inspect and replace low-friction PTFE seals or bearing if necessary.

Dismantle
Allow to cool and remove from installed location to workbench. Remove 4 outer screws and pull female threaded body in opposite direction. 
The inner seal is located inside the body. Remove 4 inner screws to separate tail retainer from male threaded tail. With mail thread upwards, push down on body retainer to slide bearing off the tail. The outer seal is located inside the body retainer.
Reverse procedure to reassemble.

DBS080: 3” Hot Air Swivel for Dry Bulk Discharge.
DBS080-TOOL: DBS080 installation tool.

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