mechanical joint


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mechanical joint

typical mechanical joint
1. A gastight and watertight joint formed by joining metal parts through a positive-holding mechanical assembly (such as flanged joint, screwed joint, flared joint).
2. In piping, a joint which typically consists of: (a) a flange which is integrally cast with the bell of the pipe, (b) a rubber gasket which fits into the recess in the socket, (c) a follower ring which compresses the gasket, and (d) nuts and bolts used to tighten the joint.
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The in-depth nature of the ECITB courses make them the ideal training course for all professionals employed to carry out mechanical joint integrity and flange management activities, that are associated with potential work scopes to industry standards, or client specific requirements that follow industry guidelines, Thompson explains.
Axial "compression" of the proximal tibia would be consistent with the progression of mechanical joint degeneration as described above.
After a few minutes the tool reached the first mechanical joint.
Tender notice number : UMC/TENDER NO -1617 & Work No: Supply of DI mechanical joint collar
Corrugated PE pipe used for storm sewers and highway drainage systems is connected with gasketed mechanical joints.
Hi-Force has already been approved by the ECITB to carry out Mechanical Joint Integrity Training as per ECITB training standards MJI10, MJI18 and MJI19.
Tenders Are Invited For Mainline Mechanical Joint Fittings
This made pouring concrete thrust blocks for the beds and fittings (as dune with gasketed or mechanical joint pipe) almost impossible, as the concrete would eventually migrate downward due to the lack of solid virgin ground.
Tenders are invited for supply and delivery at site isi marked ductile iron fittings conforming to is 9523-2000 for push on joint, flanged joint, mechanical joint with externally and internally coated with fusion bonded epoxy with necessary jointing material rubber gasket
With the use of DIP fittings, we coordinated with the pipe manufacturer/ supplier to provide us with a special adapter for connection to a mechanical joint fitting.
Tenders are invited for supply delivery at site isi marked ductile iron fittings of class k12 conforming to is 9523-2000 for push on joint, mechanical joint with externally coated with fusion bonded epoxy with necessary jointing material rubber gasket is 5382-1985 incl
It was EBAA who pioneered and developed the concept of the self-actuating, twist-off head,gripping wedge restraint And, it was EBAA who first introduced this concept to restraining PVC pipe joints with the Series 2000PV mechanical joint restraint.