Re: [PipingDesign] Expansion joints

From: <John>
Date: Sat Jan 12 2008 - 15:08:00 EST

Your always well to avoid expansion joints however bear in mind that expansion joints have been used successfully to take men to the moon they wer part of the cryogenic fluid piping system in the Saturn V 1st stage assembly.

So if you need them use them but don't learn on the job if you not used them successfully then this would be a bad time to learn....

Best Regards,
John C. Luf
Cleveland Ohio U.S.A when I'm not in Austria

Member B31.3, Piping Engineer - Stress Analysis, Pipe Supports, Component Design, and Surge Analysis... according to my daughters master of unimportant trivia

http://suntzuquote.blogspot.com/

             I had read the B31.3 and i know that it is possible to use expansion joint at fluid service D and is not possible to use in high pressure piping.However the code doesn´t speaks about the use of expansion joints on fluid service category M .

   It means that i may use expansion joint but would be better to avoid it?

   Mechanical Engineer

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