The practice of insulating over metallic expansion joints to minimize heat loss in a piping system may be common, but it is not a good idea to follow this same practice with rubber expansion joints. ...
The addition of five new styles of rubber expansion joints (REJs) within the Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) technical handbook has increased the opportunities for the selection and application of...
This component can compensate for misalignments up to 1/8 of an inch.
Flexibility and plenty of room for movement ensure successful, reliable sealing.
Different material and design combinations offer application-specific advantages.
What should be considered for the selection of expansion joints for pumps?
What should be considered for the selection of expansion joints for pumps? This month’s “Sealing Sense” was prepared by FSA member Bud Baltzer. Some past “Sealing Sense” articles...
Suction Specific Speed and Wastewater Pumps
In the February 2010 issue of Pumps & Systems, I wrote an article on my Excel-based Suction Specific Speed and Suction Energy calculators and how they can be used to predict the onset of suction...