Expansion Joints Database

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This database section contains properties of axial, angular, lateral, slip type, lens and one-time compensators. This section is closed - it can not be modified.

Expansion joints can be automatically selected by manufacturer, diameter, pressure and product type.

To sort, select the desired filter from the first line of any database column.

Properties

Property

Description

Manufacturer

The company - manufacturer of the expansion joint

Code

Expansion joint code

Description

Expansion joint description

Nominal diameter

Pipe nominal diameter

Friction force

Friction force for slip joint

Flexibility

Expansion joint's linear, angular or lateral flexibility

Thrust area

Axial expansion joint thrust area. Used for thrust force analysis. Set as 0 for pressure balanced expansion joints

Allowable axial compression,

allowable rotation angle,

allowable lateral movement

Allowable axial compression Dk/2 is equal to half of allowable axial expansion of the expansion joint Dk. Allowable rotation angle and lateral movement are for angular and lateral expansion joints

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