Choose market region and language
  • Sweden Swedish
  • United Kingdom English
  • Germany German
  • Norway Norwegian
  • Denmark Danish
  • Finland Finnish
  • France French
  • Belgium French
  • Belgium Dutch
  • Netherlands Dutch
  • United States English
  • Australia English
  • Italy Italian
  • Spain Spanish
  • background Layer 1
    Japan Japanese
  • South Korea Korean
  • International English
28 May 2013 10.12
  • News

Q-safe – one of the safest quick coupler in the world

Q-Safe™ is engcon's newly-developed threefold safety quick coupler for excavators. Q-Safe is part of engcon's new drive and concept "Non Accident Generation" in which safety awareness hallmarks the whole product range.

With Q-Safe fitted to an excavator, the bucket or other attachment must have a certain degree of ground contact to allow connection or removal.

That is to say buckets or tools and attachments cannot be disconnected whilst in the air. For as long as the quick coupler is not fully locked the excavator can only function at a significantly reduced speed. Full power is resumed only after the attachment has been correctly been connected and locked.

Locking takes place automatically by the attachment first being manoeuvred into a fixed, wedge-shaped position, with the simultaneous connection being made through a steel lip, which fully prevents the attachment from dropping or running the risk of swinging.

In addition to the mechanical locking system and the safety lip, the attachment is monitored by two independent sensors that react on contact with both bucket axles.

The Q-Safe threefold safety system is thus achieved via: Hydraulic monitoring, mechanical locking, electronic monitoring. With Q-Safe the driver cannot get into a situation where things go wrong – it is a preventative system, contributing to a safer workplace.

404 - Page not found

We couldn't find the page you're looking for.

An error has occurred

Try downloading the page again to see if the error recurs.

An error has occurred

We could not connect you to the Internet