What is the difference between a Straight and a Shut-Off quick disconnect coupling?

Q. Is there a difference between quick disconnect couplings?
A. Yes, there is a difference between the quick disconnect couplings and the inserts. The quick disconnect couplings and inserts are great for liquids and gases.  They allow an instant disconnect and reconnect feature. 
  • The Straight Thru feature allows your product to continue to flow when coupling and insert are disconnected from each other. 
  • The Shutoff feature shuts off the flow of your product when the coupling and insert are disconnected from each other.
  • Article Title:
    What is the difference between a Straight and a Shut-Off quick disconnect coupling?
    Article Summary:
    Understanding the different features of quick disconnect couplings.
    Article Date:
    5/22/2003
    Article ID:
    606
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