Low Profile Load Arms

Low profile loading arms can be used for gravity or pumped discharge of road and rail tankers, as well as for bottom loading. 

Low profile arms can load at flow rates of up to 2,500 litres per minute and are popular for large single compartment tanker loading and unloading such as railcars and aviation bridging tankers.

Liquip can supply loading arm couplers that provide the connection between the tanker and loading arm that are compliant with API RP 1004.

Features & Benefits
  • Easy to operate/maneuver.
  • Reduce trip hazardous by eliminating the need for hose on the ground. 
  • Ideal for where there are space limitations overhead.
  • Can be used in sites without a gantry structure in place.
  • Available in a self draining design.
  • Quick loading at flow rates of up to 2,500 LPM.
  • Compact storage.
  • Provides flexible long range movement.
  • Suitable for gravity or pumped discharge of road and rail tankers, as well as for bottom loading.
  • Available in a range of materials to suit various fluid transfer applications.
  • Uses Liquip's unique gas strut "Velvet Touch" technology.
Technical Information

Low Profile arms can be built in lengths of up to 5 metres.

Product Compatibility
Typical products handled by Low Profile arms include: Diesel, Jet Fuel. Petrol and various chemicals etc.

A range of sealing options are available including: Viton, Teflon and FFKM.

Low Profile arms are available in aluminium, mild steel and stainless steel.

Ordering Information

Loading arm survey forms are available for users to fill out. Survey forms detail all technical requirements for your loading arm needs. These forms can be downloaded once you login to the Liquip website. Click here to obtain a login.

Alternatively, you can contact Liquip to receive a loading arm survey form and discuss any specific requirements you may have.


Associated Equipment

Low Profile loading components

  • Primary arm with base swivel.
  • Balance assembly.
  • Gas struts.
  • Secondary arm.
  • Double plane, coupler swivel assembly.
  • Multiple couplers options.
  • Butterfly valves.
  • Sightglasses.

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