grooved joint

grooved joint

grooved joint
A joint used to connect two steel pipes or ductile-iron pipes; employs an inner elastomeric gasket and an outer split-metallic sleeve with an integral bolt for tightening the assembly.
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(3) For the grooved joint cases, the maximum shear strength is 16.05 MPa for GR-30 with the failure mode B, and the maximum shear strength is 10.70 MPa for GR-20 with the failure mode A.
Maintenance is also much easier with grooved joints, which are easily maintained and easily expandable.
Make sure you apply a good coverage of glue to the tongue and grooved joints and to the ends of the boards - any excess is easily wiped off with a damp cloth.