A new nozzle for fueling propane vehicles is being touted as being able to “bring autogas refueling into the modern age at the fuel pump.” Staubli Autogas Nozzle is suited for new installations, as well as being able to be retrofitted for existing autogas vehicles. Distribution of the nozzle and accessory components is expected to begin this month.
Developed by Cavagna Group, the nozzle accessories feature ACME Nozzle-Euro adaptors as well as the current ACME Nozzle-Euro Fill valves. Adapters allow the transition to happen between the ACME nozzle and the new Euro Fill Nozzle and the old ACME fill valve that might be on the vehicle.
The Staubli nozzle is available from industry equipment distributors such as Superior Energy Systems, and Bergquist Distributors, among others. The Alliance AutoGas network will begin installing the new connector and using the new nozzle for all new autogas installations.
Tucker Perkins, chief business development officer for the Propane Education & Research Council said: “We want to move forward promoting this [European] connection to industry customers, and that means getting manufacturers of connectors and adapters involved such as Cavagna Group, as well as the propane industry’s equipment distributors in the United States and Canada.”
Source: Cavagna Group