Fabricated Steel Mechanical Slip-Type Expansion Joints
|Publication Date:||20 January 2018|
This standard describes fabricated steel mechanical slip-type expansion joints having packing chambers for use on pipe with plain, flanged, grooved, or shouldered ends in nominal pipe sizes 3 in. (75 mm)* and larger. The joints shall be manufactured from steel and are intended for use in systems conveying water. Mechanical expansion joints are not intended for use in buried conditions.
The purpose of this standard is to provide the minimum requirements for fabricated steel mechanical slip-type expansion joints, including system components, testing, and marking requirements.