TITLE

Flexible Piping Can Alleviate Deflection

AUTHOR(S)
Thau, Larry
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2007, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of grooved mechanical couplings in addressing problems with pipe installation. According to the author, deflection, which also causes repeated stress on a piping system, may damage the heating and ventilation equipment, as well as the building structure. He claims that deflections are easily installed and accommodated with the use of grooved mechanical pipe-joint couplings. Flexible couplings can also be used to deal with piping misalignment.
ACCESSION #
24442088

 

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