Maintainability of Piping Systems

Thau, Larry
April 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2007, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p54
The article focuses on the role mechanical pipe-joining systems in effective maintenance of piping systems. Some of the problems that can be addressed by mechanical pipe-joining systems include erosion suffered by bearings and impellers, turbulence and strainer clogs and corruption of pipes. A mechanical joint is comprised of a pipe groove, a gasket and coupling housings, nuts and bolts.


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