Accommodating Pipe-System Deflection With Grooved Mechanical Couplings

July 2016
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2016, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p16
The article discusses the use of grooved mechanical piping and flexible couplings to prevent pipe-system deflection. It outlines the two types of grooved mechanical couplings which is the rigid and flexible pipe couplings. It notes the deflection capabilities of grooved mechanical couplings based on two common situations such as building curvature and equipment misalignment.


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