Bioprocessing Components
The RQ Series quick connects represent a more robust alternative for the bioprocessing market, offering a cost effective solution for flexible tubing connections in single use systems.
RQ Series Quick Connects

RQ Series Quick Connect Couplers

As the leading global pharmaceutical component manufacturer, Nordson MEDICAL has developed a more robust alternative for bioprocessing needs with the RQC Series and RQX Series offering a cost effective solution for flexible tubing connections in single use systems. The connector set is best in fit, form and function, and features a user-friendly interface that includes a large guarded button for a secure lock to guard against disconnects, and lofted lead-in for improved ease of connection. The more reliable locking feature gives you peace of mind knowing your connection is secure. The offer includes caps and plugs to support sterilization and shipment needs. Available in widely used polypropylene and polycarbonate materials, these connectors are compatible with industry standard quick connects to simplify qualification.

All materials satisfy USP Class VI and ISO 10993 criteria and are suitable for autoclave and EtO or gamma sterilization.

For ease of testing concepts, Nordson MEDICAL offers samples in all available configurations. A complete set of validation and test results are available to support customer needs, including extractables and leachables profiles.

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RQ Series Features:

RQ Series Benefits:

RQ Series Specifications:

Materials meet USP Class VI, ISO 10993, and other biologic criteria. Meets regulatory requirements of the industry. Meets USP class VI parts 87 and 88.
Testing: Bioburden, Cytotoxicity, Extractables.
Several connector configurations available in commonly used polypropylene and polycarbonate materials. Easy migration/dual sources of quick connects. Can interchange with commonly available quick connects.
Large ergonomic button, thumb pad with secure latch, optional integrated locking mechanism, and finger grip. User-friendly interface, making it easy to connect and disconnect components. Easily opened due to large button surface areas and easy to handle with finger grips.
Materials are already accepted by the Quality department and FDA. Commonly used materials, which limits required testing. Materials: Polypropylene, tinted polycarbonate, and platinum-cured silicone o-rings.
Plugs and caps available Maintains fluid path integrity during transportation and prior to final assembly. Sterilization: Gamma radiation stable, EtO compatible, autoclavable to 121°C for up to 20 minutes.
Tubing sizes:
RQC Series - 1/4" (6.4 mm) and 3/8" (9.5 mm) tubing IDs
RQX Series - 3/8" (9.5 mm) and 1/2" (12.7 mm) tubing IDs
 

RQC Series Quick Connects

RQCF655-9024-001
RQCF655-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 1/4” (6.4 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQCFL655-9024-001
RQCFL655-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 1/4” (6.4 mm) ID tubing, locking feature, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQCF670-9024-001
RQCF670-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 3/8” (9.5 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQCFL670-9024-001
RQCFL670-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 3/8” (9.5 mm) ID tubing, locking feature, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQCFC-9024-001
RQCFC-6005-001

Female cap, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQCFLC-9024-001
RQCFLC-6005-001

Female cap, locking feature, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQCMP-9024-001
RQCMP-6005-001

Male plug, polycarbonate, polypropylene, platinum-cured silicone

RQCM655-9024-001
RQCM655-6005-001

Male open flow, 600 series barb, 1/4” (6.4 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene, platinum-cured silicone

RQCM670-9024-001
RQCM670-6005-001

Male open flow, 600 series barb, 3/8” (9.5 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene, platinum-cured silicone

RQX Series Quick Connects

RQXF670-9024-001
RQXF670-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 3/8” (9.5 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQXFL670-9024-001
RQXFL670-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 3/8” (9.5 mm) ID tubing, locking feature, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQXF680-9024-001
RQXF680-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 1/2” (12.7 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQXFL680-9024-001
RQXFL680-6005-001

Female open flow, 600 series barb, 1/2” (12.7 mm) ID tubing, locking feature, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQXFC-9024-001
RQXFC-6005-001

Female cap, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQXFLC-9024-001
RQXFLC-6005-001

Female cap, locking feature, polycarbonate, polypropylene

RQXMP-9024-001
RQXMP-6005-001

Male plug, polycarbonate, polypropylene, platinum-cured silicone

RQXM670-9024-001
RQXM670-6005-001

Male open flow, 600 series barb, 3/8” (9.5 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene, platinum-cured silicone

RQXM680-9024-001
RQXM680-6005-001

Male open flow, 600 series barb, 1/2” (12.7 mm) ID tubing, polycarbonate, polypropylene, platinum-cured silicone