Heavy Duty Breakaway Connector - Must purchase pin sets separately.
Typically used for 8"-12" PE with break loads between 18,000-40,000 lbs.
Many utilities now require the use of a breakaway connector to maintain the pipe integrity during installation. The same connector works on different pipe sizes, each requiring different load settings.
Made from stainless and galvanized steel,
Breakaway Connectors are tested designed to protect polyethylene pipe from overload during installation by directional drilling or other methods. Connects between the pullback swivel and the pipe puller. The connectors are in three-parts held together by a group of pins. The pins are designed to break in tension at a specific load.
The connector assembly fastens together by using one or more of the breakaway pins. For example, if the operator uses a single 1,000 lbs. pin, the connector will come apart at 1,000 pounds. Different pin values can be mixed and matched to create several different breakaway
71-00565-300 YELLOW 560-020 3000LB PIN KT5PK
71-00565-600 ORANGE 560-020 6000LB PIN KT5PK
71-00565-700 RED 560-020 7000LB PIN KT5PK
71-00565-800 BLUE 560-020 8000LB PIN KT5PK
71-00565-900 GREEN 560-020 9000LB PIN KT5PK