The poppet style was popular and in use for many snow removal applications, although better options now exist such as the APM series and flat face couplers. The APM is designed to relieve residual pressure within itself, providing a solution for connecting under pressure. The flat face valve design eliminates any cavities for water to collect and freeze, and there is no spillage upon disconnection. In some cases, a multi-coupling plate may bring added value as well. Just give us a call and we’ll help you decide what’s best for your application.