820ELA Extended Life Coupling Assembly

Featuring Premier’s new SAF-T-LATCH, our innovative 820ELA Coupling Assembly offers an exceptionally safe, strong, and easy to use latch mechanism, Extended Life (EL) lubrication points, and the most popular bolt hole pattern in the industry.

The latch mechanism includes a small auxiliary air cylinder that is connected to our 281 or 282 Air Chamber. This assists in ensuring the latching mechanisms is closed while the vehicle is in motion. This coupling must be used with an air service chamber.

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Description

MODELS

Model #Part #Description
820ELA10004805820EL Coupling, 834K Airline Kit, 509 Bolt Kit, 281 Air Service Chamber, 267 Air Chamber Adapter Bracket, 271 Thimble
820ELR10004807820EL Retrofit Kit: 820EL Coupling, 509 Bolt Kit, 281L Air Service Chamber, 271 Thimble

KIT COMPONENTS & ACCESSORY PARTS

Model #Part #Description
26710000098Air Chamber Adapter Bracket
27110000107Thimble
28110000116Air Chamber, Type 24 (8 in. Pushrod)
281L10000120Air Chamber, Type 24 (12 in. Pushrod)
50910000156Bolt Kit
820PK-EL10000394Parts Kit
834K10000496Air Line Kit
1401410000062Wear Gage
1402610000071Wear Gage, Latch Gage Bar

SPECIFICATIONS

Maximum Gross Trailer Weight100,000 lbs. (45,359 kg)
Maximum Tongue Weight20,000 lbs. (9,072 kg)
Ultimate Latch Capacity60,000 lbs. (27,216 kg)
Maximum Eye X-Section1 13/16 in. (46 mm)
Minimum Eye Opening2 3/8 in. (60 mm)
Unit Weight48.8 lbs. (22.1 kg)
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    267 Air Chamber Brackets

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    271 Thimbles

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    281 & 282 Air Chambers

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    820PK-EL Extended Life Parts Kit

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    834K Air Line Parts Kit

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    BOLT KITS

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    Wear Gages

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Additional information

SLACK REDUCED

MATERIAL

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