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Available Elaflex ERV Rubber Expansion Joints:
Types and Lengths
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Yellow Steel HNBR Red Band
CR Yellow Band
Rotex
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OVERVIEW OF CERTIFICATES
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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ORDER NUMBER BREAKDOWN
ERV Type
= ERV-R RED BAND
= ROTEX ROTEX
= ERV-CR CR
= ERP RED SPOT
= ERV-G YELLOW BAND
= ERV-GS YELLOW STEEL
=
ERV-GS
YELLOW STEEL HNBR
HNBR
= ERV-G LT YELLOW BAND LT
= ERV-OR ORANGE BAND
= ERV-GR GREEN BAND
= VITEX VITEX
= ERV-W WHITE BAND
DN
[mm]
25
32
40
50
65
80
100
125
150
200
250
300
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500
600
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900
1000
Length
1)
up to DN 300 [mm]
130 = (Standard)
150 = x150
160 = x160
175 = x175
200 = x200
Flange type
1) 2)
DIN PN 6 = .6
DIN PN 10 = .10
DIN PN 16 = .16
DIN PN 25 = .25
DIN PN 40 = .40
ASA 150 = .ASA 150
ASA 300 = .ASA 300
SAE = .SAE
BS Table D = .BS 10D
BS Table E = .BS 10E
BS Table F = .BS 10F
VG 95959-1 = .VG 95959-1
DIN 28460 = .TW
JIS 5K = .JIS 5K
JIS 10K = .JIS 10K
JIS 16K = .JIS 16K
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Flange Material
3)
Zinc plated steel S235 JRG2 = (Standard)
Stainless Steel 316 Ti = SS
Bronze GBz 12 = Bz
Aluminium AlMg3 = Al
Hot galvanized steel = FVZ
RILSAN coated steel = RILSAN
Accessories
1)
PTFE lining = TA
PTFE lining and PTFE vacuum support ring = TAS
Vacuum support spiral = VSD
Vacuum support ring = VSR
Bolted vacuum support ring = VSRV
Tie rods with outer limitation = ZS
Tie rods with inner and outer limitation = ZSS
Flame protection cover = FSH
Angular limiter = RG
Inner protection sleeve = SR
1) Possible combinations can be seen on the following data sheets.
2) When using different flange connections at one ERV both are mentioned and separated with a dash, e.g. 16/ASA 150.
3) Tank truck flanges DN 50 - 150 are generally of aluminium. The steel version needs a "St" at the end of the order text.
Examples
ERV-R 50.ASA150 ZS VSD = RED BAND rubber expansion joint DN 50 mm, length 130 mm, with zinc
plated steel flanges ASA 150 incl. tie rods and vacuum support spiral
ROTEX 32x160.16SS = ROTEX rubber expansion joint DN 32 mm, length 160 mm, with
stainless steel flanges DIN PN 16
ERV-G 80.TW = YELLOW BAND rubber expansion joint DN 80 mm, length 130 mm,
with aluminium flanges TW
VITEX 200.JIS10K FVZ = VITEX rubber expansion joint DN 200 mm, length 130 mm, with hot dip
galvanized steel flanges JIS 10 K
ERV-W 400.BS10E FSH = WHITE BAND rubber expansion joint DN 400 mm, length 200 mm, with zinc
plated steel flanges BS 10E and flame protection cover
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Checklist for Expansion Joints
1. Medium
Chemical composition
Gaseous, liquid, paste-like
Abrasion
2. Operation conditions
Minimum and maximum temperature
Maximum pressure
Vacuum
Axial range of movement (elongation / compression)
Angular load
Lateral offset
Dynamic load
3. Installation Site
Indoor or outdoor installation
Exposure to sunlight (UV)
Salt-containing atmosphere
4. Classification acc. to Pressure Equipment Directive?
Please regard the Pressure Equipment Directive, especially when gaseous media are used. Further Information on page 1-40.
Temperature depending working pressure
Type
Working Temperature depending Bellow
Temperature max. range of movement* PN 10 PN 16 PN 25
ERV-R / ERV-CR / ERV-G 50C 100% 10 bar 16 bar -
ERV-G LT / ERV-GR / VITEX 70C 80% 8 bar 12 bar -
ERV-W 100C 60% 6 bar 10 bar -
50C 100% - - 25 bar
ERV-OR 70C 80% - - 20 bar
100C 60% - - 15 bar
50C 100% 10 bar - -
ERP 70C 80% 8 bar - -
100C 60% 6 bar - -
70C 100% 10 bar 16 bar -
ROTEX 100C 75% 7,5bar 12 bar -
130C 50% 5 bar 8 bar -
ERV-GS / ERV-GS HNBR
60C 100% 10 bar 16 bar -
100C 60% 6 bar 10 bar -
*) For type specific range of movement see data sheets.
Depending on media, a reduction of working conditions may be necessary. Please ask our sales team in case of questions.
Temperature depending range of movement and pressure
The following list shows the dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature for ERV expansion joints.
RED BAND expansion joints in High-Tech design for water,
drinking water (approval DVGW W 270 as well as ACS), cold and
warm waste water, seawater, cooling water, also with chemical
additives for water treatment, low concentrated acids and alkalis,
salt solutions, technical alcohols, esters and ketones.Temperature
(depending on medium) range -40C up to +100C, temporarily up
to +120C. Electrically dissipative.
Not suitable for all kinds of mineral oil products, cooling water with
added oil containing corrosion preventatives, oily compressor air.
Liner : Butyl (IIR) / EPDM, seamless, low permeation
Reinforcement : PA textile cord, Butyl rubberized
Cover : EPDM, ozone proof, heat resistant
Marking : Red band, ERV DN .., PN .., production date
Flanges
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: Swiveling, DIN PN 10/16, carbon steel,
zinc plated
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Weight Effect. Bellow Size Press. Flange 1) Length Part
App. Area DN Nom. Measurements mm BL Number
kg Q:cm2 in. mm bar D k l x mm Type
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1,9 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-R 25.16 2)
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3,6 15 1
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4,0 20 1
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4,2 20 1
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4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-R 50.16
4,7 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 150 ERV-R 50x150.16
4,8 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 160 ERV-R 50x160.16
5,3 50 2
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5,4 50 2
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5,5 50 2
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6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-R 80.16
7,0 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 150 ERV-R 80x150.16
7,1 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 160 ERV-R 80x160.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-R 100.16
8,1 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 150 ERV-R 100x150.16
8,2 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 160 ERV-R 100x160.16
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-R 125.16
10,1 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 150 ERV-R 125x150.16
10,2 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 160 ERV-R 125x160.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-R 150.16
12,4 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 150 ERV-R 150x150.16
12,5 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 160 ERV-R 150x160.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-R 200.10
16,6 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 150 ERV-R 200x150.10
16.7 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 160 ERV-R 200x160.10
16,8 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 175 ERV-R 200x175.10
21,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-R 250.10
21,9 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 175 ERV-R 250x175.10
22,1 600 10" 250 10 395 350 12 x 22 200 ERV-R 250x200.10
29,3 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 130 ERV-R 300.10
29,8 800 12" 300 10 445 400 12 x 22 200 ERV-R 300x200.10
43,0 1000 14" 350 16 505 460 16 x 22 200 ERV-R 350.10
46,0 1375 16" 400 16 565 515 16 x 26 200 ERV-R 400.10
50,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ERV-R 450.10
53,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 250 ERV-R 450x250.10
57,0 2185 20" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ERV-R 500.10
70,0 3080 24" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ERV-R 600.10
117,0 4800 28" 700 10 895 840 24 x 30 275 ERV-R 700.10
129,5 5440 32" 800 10 1015 950 24 x 33 250 ERV-R 800.10
184,0 7100 36" 900 10 1115 1050 28 x 33 300 ERV-R 900.10
245,0 8700 40" 1000 10 1230 1160 28 x 36 300 ERV-R 1000.10
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RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS ERV-R
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RANGE OF MOVENMENT TYPE ERV-R
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
Approvals
These certificates for type ERV-R can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
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130 100 - 150 120 135 100 150
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130 250 - 300 125 140 120 160
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150 50 - 200 140 160 115 180
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160 32 - 200 150 170 130 195
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200 250 - 300 190 210 160 235
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200 350 - 600 190 210 160 235
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Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300 -200 -100
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
without
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VSRV
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
Application: Used as safety compensator in heating installations approved by TUEV acc.
to DIN 4809 with temperatures up to 110 C by PN 6 bar. For noise reduction, for
compensation of axial, lateral and angular movements. For allowable of movement see page
overleaf. Ideal for demand usage e.g. in block heating power stations.
ROTEX RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS
ROTEX expansion joints for permanent stress
through hot heating water, cooling water and hot
air. Approved according to DIN up to 100C by 10
bar and up to 110 C by 6 bar. Temperature range
depending on medium) -40 C up to +130 C,
temporarily up to +150 C. Electrically dissipative.
Not suitable for drinking water, cooling water with
oil containing additives, oily compressor air,
permanent effect of steam.
Liner : EPDM, hot water resistant,
seamless, high abrasion resistance
Reinforcement : Polymer textile cord, hot water and
hydrolysis proof
Cover : EPDM, ozone proof, heat resistant
Marking : 2 red bands, ERV DN .., PN ..,
production date
Flanges
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Weight Effect. Bellow Size Press. Flange 1) Length Part
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1,9 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ROTEX 25.16
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3,6 15 1
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4,2 20 1
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4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ROTEX 50.16
4,8 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 160 ROTEX 50x160.16
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5,5 50 2
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6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ROTEX 80.16
7,0 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 150 ROTEX 80x150.16
7,1 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 160 ROTEX 80x160.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ROTEX 100.16
8,1 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 150 ROTEX 100x150.16
8,2 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 160 ROTEX 100x160.16
9,8 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ROTEX 125.16
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 150 ROTEX 125x150.16
10,0 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 160 ROTEX 125x160.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ROTEX 150.16
12,4 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 150 ROTEX 150x150.16
12,5 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 160 ROTEX 150x160.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ROTEX 200.10
16,6 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 150 ROTEX 200x150.10
16,7 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 160 ROTEX 200x160.10
16,8 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 175 ROTEX 200x175.10
21,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ROTEX 250.10
21,9 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 175 ROTEX 250x175.10
22,1 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 200 ROTEX 250x200.10
29,3 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 130 ROTEX 300.10
29,7 800 12" 300 10 445 400 12 x 22 200 ROTEX 300x200.10
43,0 1000 14" 350 10 505 460 16 x 22 200 ROTEX 350.10
46,0 1375 16" 400 10 565 515 16 x 26 200 ROTEX 400.10
50,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ROTEX 450.10
53,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ROTEX 450x250.10
57,0 2185 20" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ROTEX 500.10
70,0 3080 24" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ROTEX 600.10
117,0 4800 28" 700 10 895 840 24 x 30 260 ROTEX 700.10
129,5 5440 32" 800 10 1015 950 24 x 33 250 ROTEX 800.10
184,0 7100 36" 900 10 1115 1050 28 x 33 300 ROTEX 900.10
245,0 8700 40" 1000 10 1230 1160 28 x 36 300 ROTEX 1000.10
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ROTEX
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ROTEX
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Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 70 C
without
VSD / VSR
with
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with
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with
VSRV
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 80 120 135 100 150 +- 30 +- 30
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 150 +- 30 +- 20
130 200 115 140 105 160 +- 25 +-10 130
130 250 - 300 125 140 115 160 +- 25 +- 5
150 80 - 200 140 160 120 170 +- 30 +- 5
160 32 - 200 150 170 130 185 +- 25 +- 15
175 200 - 250 165 185 145 205 +- 30 +- 10
200 250 - 300 190 210 170 225 +- 25 +- 10
200 350 - 600 190 210 160 225 +- 25 +- 8
250 450 240 260 210 280 +- 25 +- 10
250 800 240 260 210 280 +- 25 +- 5
260 700 250 270 220 290 +- 25 +- 5
300 900 - 1000 290 310 260 335 +- 30 +- 5
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300 -200 -100
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
Approvals
These certificates for type ROTEX can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
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CR Expansion Joints for cold and warm water, swimming pool
water, sea water, waste water (weakly sour or alkaline) also oil
containing, cooling water with protective oils against corrosion,
lubricating oil, grease and air, compressed air. Temperature
(depending on medium) -25 C up to +90 C, temporarily up to
+100 C. Electrically non-conductive.
Not suitable for drinking water, acids, alkalis, chemicals, heating
oil, diesel, gasoline and jet fuel, petroleum, solvents, other
hydrocarbons and hot compressed air.
Liner : Chloroprene CR, seamless, abrasion resistant
Reinforcement : PA textile cord
Cover : Chloroprene CR,
Marking : White imprint "CR", ERV DN .., PN ..,
production date
Flanges 1) : Swiveling, DIN PN 10/16 carbon steel,
zinc plated
Type ERV-CR
1,5 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-CR 25.16
2)
3,4 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-CR 32.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-CR 40.16
4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-CR 50.16
5,3 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERV-CR 65.16
6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-CR 80.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-CR 100.16
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-CR 125.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-CR 150.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-CR 200.10
21,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-CR 250.10
29,3 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 130 ERV-CR 300.10
43,0 1000 14" 350 16 505 460 16 x 22 200 ERV-CR 350.10
46,0 1375 16" 400 16 565 515 16 x 26 200 ERV-CR 400.10
50,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ERV-CR 450.10
53,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 250 ERV-CR 450x250.10
57,0 2185 20" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ERV-CR 500.10
70,0 3080 24" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ERV-CR 600.10
117,0 4800 28" 700 10 895 840 24 x 30 260 ERV-CR 700.10
129,5 5440 32" 800 10 1015 950 24 x 33 250 ERV-CR 800.10
184,0 7100 36" 900 10 1115 1050 28 x 33 300 ERV-CR 900.10
245,0 8700 40" 1000 10 1230 1160 28 x 36 300 ERV-CR 1000.10
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L
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Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
without
VSD / VSR
with
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with
VSR
with
VSRV
Approvals
These certificates for type ERV-CR can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300 -200 -100
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
bersicht aller Zertifikate auf unserer Kataglogseite 472 / Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
ERV-CR
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 80 120 135 100 150
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-
30
+
-
30
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
20
130 200 115 140 105 160
+
-
30
+
-
10
130 250 - 300 125 140 120 160
+
-
15
+
-
5
200 350 - 600 190 210 160 235
+
-
30
+
-
8
250 450 240 260 210 285
+
-
35
+
-
10
250 800 240 260 210 285
+
-
35
+
-
5
260 700 250 270 220 290
+
-
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+
-
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300 900 - 1000 290 310 260 340
+
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+
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RED SPOT expansion joints for sanitary installations, highly
flexible for cold and warm water, pool water, sea water,
drinking water. Temperature range (depending on medium) -
40
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C. Electrically
dissipative.
Not suitable for all kinds of mineral oil products, cooling water
with added oil containing corrosion preventatives, oily
compressor air, for permanent working pressure > 10 bar.
Liner : Butyl (IIR) / EPDM, seamless
Reinforcement : PA textile cord
Cover : EPDM
Marking : Red spot, ERV DN .., PN 10,
production date
Flanges
1)
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zinc plated
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RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS ERP
Type ERP
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Weight Effect. Bellow Size Press. Flange 1) Length Part
App. Area DN Nom. Measurements mm BL Number
kg Q:cm2 in. mm bar D k l x mm Type
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1,8 15 1" 25 10 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERP 25.10
3,3 15 1
1
/4" 32 10 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERP 32.10
3.9 20 1
1
/2" 40 10 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERP 40.10
4,5 30 2" 50 10 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERP 50.10
5,2 50 2
1
/2" 65 10 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERP 65.10
6,8 85 3" 80 10 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERP 80.10
7,9 125 4" 100 10 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERP 100.10
9,8 185 5" 125 10 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERP 125.10
12,2 250 6" 150 10 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERP 150.10
2)
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERP
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130
25 - 80 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
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100 - 150 100 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
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ERP
L l L
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
without
VSD / VSR
with
VSD
with
VSR
Approvals
This certificate for type ERP can be downloaded from www.fexej.co.uk
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000
-300 -300 -300 -300 -200 -200 -200 -100
-500 -500 -400 -400 -400 -300
-500 -400
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
EL
1,9 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-G 25.16
2)
3,4 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-G 32.16
3,6 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 160 ERV-G 32x160.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-G 40.16
4,2 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 160 ERV-G 40x160.16
4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-G 50.16
4,7 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 150 ERV-G 50x150.16
4,8 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 160 ERV-G 50x160.16
5,3 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERV-G 65.16
5,4 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 150 ERV-G 65x150.16
5,5 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 160 ERV-G 65x160.16
6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-G 80.16
7,0 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 150 ERV-G 80x150.16
7,1 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 160 ERV-G 80x160.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-G 100.16
8,1 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 150 ERV-G 100x150.16
8,2 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 160 ERV-G 100x160.10
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-G 125.16
10,1 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 150 ERV-G 125x150.16
10,2 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 160 ERV-G 125x160.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-G 150.16
12,4 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 150 ERV-G 150x150.16
12,5 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 160 ERV-G 150x160.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-G 200.10
16,6 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 150 ERV-G 200x150.10
16,7 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 160 ERV-G 200x160.10
16,8 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 175 ERV-G 200x175.10
21,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-G 250.10
21,9 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 175 ERV-G 250x175.10
22,1 600 10" 250 10 395 350 12 x 22 200 ERV-G 250x200.10
29,3 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 2 130 ERV-G 300.10
29,8 800 12" 300 10 445 400 12 x 2 200 ERV-G 300x200.10
43,0 1000 14" 350 16 505 460 16 x 22 200 ERV-G 350.10
46,0 1375 16" 400 16 565 515 16 x 26 200 ERV-G 400.10
50,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ERV-G 450.10
53,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 250 ERV-G 450x250.10
57,0 2185 20" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ERV-G 500.10
70,0 3080 24" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ERV-G 600.10
117,0 4800 28" 700 10 895 840 24 x 30 275 ERV-G 700.10
129,5 5440 32" 800 10 1015 950 24 x 33 250 ERV-G 800.10
184,0 7100 36" 900 10 1115 1050 28 x 33 300 ERV-G 900.10
245,0 8700 40" 1000 10 1230 1160 28 x 36 300 ERV-G 1000.10
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Weight Effect. Bellow Size Press. Flange 1) Length Part
App. Area DN Nom. Measurements mm BL Number
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YELLOW BAND expansion joints in High-Tech design suitable for
petroleum based products, fuel ethanol blend e.g. E 85 and
DIN EN fuels up to 50% aromatic content, also town gas and
natural gas, except for LP gas. Temperature (depending on
medium) range -20C up to +90C, temporarily up to +100C.
Electrically conductive.
Lining : NBR (nitrile), seamless, abrasion resistant
Reinforcement : PA textile cord
Cover : Chloroprene CR
Marking : Yellow band, ERV DN.., PN .., production date
Flanges
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Type ERV-G
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERV-G
ERV-G
L
EL
l L
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300 -200 -100
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
without
VSD / VSR
with
VSD
with
VSR
with
VSRV
Approvals
These certificates for type ERV-G can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 80 120 135 100 150
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-
30
+
-
30
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
20
130 200 115 140 105 160
+
-
30
+
-
10
130 250 - 300 125 140 120 160
+
-
15
+
-
5
150 50 - 200 140 160 115 180
+
-
30
+
-
15
160 32 - 200 150 170 130 195
+
-
35
+
-
15
175 200 - 250 165 185 160 210
+
-
10
+
-
5
200 250 - 300 190 210 160 235
+
-
30
+
-
10
200 350 - 600 190 210 160 235
+
-
30
+
-
8
250 450 240 260 210 285
+
-
35
+
-
10
250 800 240 260 210 285
+
-
35
+
-
5
260 700 250 270 220 290
+
-
30
+
-
5
300 900 - 1000 290 310 260 340
+
-
40
+
-
5
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RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS ERV-GS
Type ERV-GS
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YELLOW STEEL expansion joints for petroleum
based products, DIN EN fuels up to 50% aromatic
content, cooling water with oily anticorrosion
additives, lubrication and hydraulic oil, seawater.
Temperature (depending on medium) range -20C
up to +90C, temporarily up to +100C. Fire
resistant up to 30 min. and 800C. Electrically
conductive.
Liner : NBR (nitrile), seamless,
abrasion resistant
Reinforcement : Steel wire cord
Cover : Chloroprene CR
Marking : 2 yellow bands, ERV DN ..,
PN .., production date
Flanges
1)
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carbon steel, zinc plated
2,0 10 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-GS 25.16
2)
3,5 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS 32.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS 40.16
5,0 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS 50.16
5,5 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS 65.16
7,1 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-GS 80.16
7,2 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 150 ERV-GS 80x150.16
8,3 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-GS 100.16
8,4 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 150 ERV-GS 100x150.16
10,1 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-GS 125.16
10,2 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 150 ERV-GS 125x150.16
12,6 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-GS 150.16
12,7 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 150 ERV-GS 150x150.16
16,9 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-GS 200.10
17,2 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 175 ERV-GS 200x175.10
22,3 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-GS 250.10
22,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 175 ERV-GS 250x175.10
29,9 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 130 ERV-GS 300.10
30,4 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 200 ERV-GS 300x200.10
44,0 1000 14" 350 16 505 460 16 x 22 200 ERV-GS 350.10
47,5 1375 16" 400 16 565 515 16 x 26 200 ERV-GS 400.10
51,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ERV-GS 450.10
54,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 250 ERV-GS 450x250.10
57,5 2185 20" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ERV-GS 500.10
70,0 3080 24" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ERV-GS 600.10
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERV-GS
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
with
VSD
with
VSR
with
VSRV
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 80 120 135 100 145
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15
+
-
20
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 145
+
-
15
+
-
15 130
130 200 - 300 125 140 115 150
+
-
10
+
-
5
150 80 - 150 140 160 115 170
+
-
15
+
-
15
175 200 - 250 165 185 150 195
+
-
15
+
-
5
200 300 - 350 190 210 160 230
+
-
25
+
-
10
200 400 - 600 190 210 160 230
+
-
25
+
-
5
250 450 240 260 210 280
+
-
30
+
-
5
L
ERV-GS
L
EL
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Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 60 C
Approvals
These certificates for type ERV-GS can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
without
VSD / VSR
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. max. max. -800 -700 -700 -700 -700 -600 -400 -400 -300 -300 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -800 -800 -700
max. max. max.
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RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS
ERV-GS HNBR
YELLOW STEEL HNBR expansion joints for
petroleum based products, DIN EN fuels up to
50% aromatic content, cooling water with oily
anticorrosion additives, lubrication and
hydraulic oil, seawater. Very good aging,
weathering and ozone resistance. Temperature
(depending on medium) range -35C up to
+100C, temporarily up to +120C. Electrically
conductive.
Liner : HNBR (nitrile), seamless,
high abrasion resistance
Reinforcement : Steel wire cord
Cover : Chloroprene CR
Marking : Yellow-blue-yellow bands,
ERV DN .., PN ..,
production date
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Weight Effect. Size Flanges
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Length Part
1)
Area DN Measurements [mm] mm Number
Press
kg Q [cm
2
] in. mm bar D k l x BL Type ~
~
2,0 10 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-GS HNBR 25.16
2)
3,5 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS HNBR 32.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS HNBR 40.16
5,0 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS HNBR 50.16
5,5 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERV-GS HNBR 65.16
7,1 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-GS HNBR 80.16
7,2 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 150 ERV-GS HNBR 80x150.16
8,3 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-GS HNBR 100.16
8,4 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 150 ERV-GS HNBR 100x150.16
10,1 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-GS HNBR 125.16
10,2 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 150 ERV-GS HNBR 125x150.16
12,6 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-GS HNBR 150.16
12,7 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 150 ERV-GS HNBR 150x150.16
16,9 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-GS HNBR 200.10
17,2 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 175 ERV-GS HNBR 200x175.10
22,3 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-GS HNBR 250.10
22,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 175 ERV-GS HNBR 250x175.10
29,9 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 130 ERV-GS HNBR 300.10
30,4 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 200 ERV-GS HNBR 300x200.10
44,0 1000 14" 350 16 505 460 16 x 22 200 ERV-GS HNBR 350.10
47,5 1375 16" 400 16 565 515 16 x 26 200 ERV-GS HNBR 400.10
51,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ERV-GS HNBR 450.10
54,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 250 ERV-GS HNBR 450x250.10
57,5 2185 16" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ERV-GS HNBR 500.10
70,0 3080 16" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ERV-GS HNBR 600.10
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERV-GS HNBR
with
VSD
with
VSR
with
VSRV
L
ERV-GS HNBR
L
EL
l L
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. max. max. -800 -700 -700 -700 -700 -600 -400 -400 -300 -300 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -900 -800 -700
max. max.
without
VSD / VSR
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 80 120 135 100 145
+
-
15
+
-
20
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 145
+
-
15
+
-
15
130 200 - 300 125 140 115 150
+
-
10
+
-
5
150 80 - 150 140 160 115 170
+
-
15
+
-
15
175 200 - 250 165 185 150 195
+
-
15
+
-
5
200 300 - 350 190 210 160 230
+
-
25
+
-
10
200 400 - 600 190 210 160 230
+
-
25
+
-
5
250 450 240 260 210 280
+
-
30
+
-
5
EL
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 60 C
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
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Section
1
RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS ERV-G LT
Weight Effect. Size Flanges
1)
Length Part
1)
Area DN Measurements [mm] mm Number
Press
kg Q [cm
2
] in. mm bar D k l x BL Type ~
~
1,9 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-G LT 25.16
2)
3,4 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-G LT 32.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-G LT 40.16
4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-G LT 50.16
5,3 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERV-G LT 65.16
6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-G LT 80.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-G LT 100.16
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-G LT 125.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-G LT 150.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-G LT 200.10
21,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-G LT 250.10 16
29,3 800 12" 300 445 400 12 x 22 130 ERV-G LT 300.10
B
L
DN
l
k
D
Q
Type ER-G LT
YELLOW BAND LT expansion joints designed for
low temperature applications for petroleum based
products, diesel, heating oil up to +90C, aviation
fuel JET A1, kerosene, petroleum up to 60C and
gasoline up to 40C. Temperature (depending on
medium) range -40C up to +90C, temporarily up
to +100C. Electrically dissipative.
Liner : NBR (nitrile), seamless, high
abrasion resistance
Reinforcement : PA textile cord
Cover : Chloroprene CR
Marking : Yellow band with white "LT" ,
print, ERV DN.., PN 16,
production date
Flanges
1)
: Swiveling, DIN PN 10/16,
carbon steel, zinc plated
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERV-G LT
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
25 - 80 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
30
130
100 - 150 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
20
200 115 140 105 160
+
-
30
+
-
10
250 - 300 125 140 120 160
+
-
15
+
-
5
ERV-G LT
L
EL
L
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300 -200 -100
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max.
without
VSD / VSR
with
VSD
with
VSR
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
L
EL
l L
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
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Section
1
RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS ERV-OR
ORANGE BAND expansion joints for Liquid Petroleum
Gas (LPG) according to EN 589. For tank trucks and
refuelling stations. Temperature range (depending
on medium) -20C up to +90C, temporarily up to
100C. Electrically conductive.
Liner : NBR (nitrile), seamless
Reinforcement : PA textile cord
Cover : Chloroprene CR, pricked
Marking : Orange band, ERV DN ..,
PN 25, production date
Flanges
1)
: Swiveling, DIN 2635/PN 40
carbon steel, zinc plated
B
L
DN
l
k
D
Q
Weight Effect. Size Flanges
1)
Length Part
1)
Area DN Measurements [mm] mm Number
Press
kg Q [cm
2
] in. mm bar D k l x BL Type
2,0 15 1" 25 25 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-OR 25.25
2)
3,0 15 1
1
/4" 32 25 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-OR 32.25
3,5 20 1
1
/2" 40 25 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-OR 40.25
5,0 30 2" 50 25 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-OR 50.25
6,0 50 2
1
/2" 65 25 185 145 8 x 18 130 ERV-OR 65.25
7,5 85 3" 80 25 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-OR 80.25 130
10,0 125 4" 100 235 190 8 x 22 130 ERV-OR 100.25
Type ERV-OR
~
~
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERV-OR
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. max. max. max.
max. max. max. max.
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
ERV-OR
L
EL
L
without
VSD / VSR
with
VSD
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 100 120 135 100 160
+
-
30
+
-
30
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
L
EL
l L
Approvals
This certificate for type ERV-OR can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
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Section
1
RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS ERV-GR
GREEN BAND expansion joints for chemicals,
acids, alkalis and aggressive chemical waste
water. For oil-contaminated compressed air up
to +90C. Temperature range (depending on
medium) -20C up to +100C, temporarily
up to 110C. Electrically non-conductive.
Liner : Hypalon (CSM), seamless,
high abrasion resistance
Reinforcement : PA textile cord
Cover : Hypalon (CSM)
Marking : Green band, ERV DN .., PN ..,
production date
Flanges
1)
: Swiveling, PN 10/16,
carbon steel, zinc plated
B
L
DN
l
k
D
Q
Type ERV-GR
Weight Effect. Size Flanges
1)
Length Part
1)
Area DN Measurements [mm] mm Number
Press
kg Q [cm
2
] in. mm bar D k l x BL Type ~
~
1,9 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-GR 25.16
2)
3,4 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-GR 32.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-GR 40.16
4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-GR 50.16
5,3 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERV-GR 65.16
6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-GR 80.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-GR 100.16
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-GR 125.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-GR 150.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-GR 200.10
21,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-GR 250.10
29,3 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 130 ERV-GR 300.10
43,0 1000 14" 350 16 505 460 16 x 22 200 ERV-GR 350.10
46,0 1375 16" 400 16 565 515 16 x 26 200 ERV-GR 400.10
50,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ERV-GR 450.10
53,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 250 ERV-GR 450x250.10
57,0 2185 20" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ERV-GR 500.10
70,0 3080 24" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ERV-GR 600.10
117,0 4800 28" 700 10 895 840 24 x 30 260 ERV-GR 700.10
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERV-GR
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size installation length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 80 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
30
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
20
130 200 115 140 105 160
+
-
30
+
-
10
130 250 - 300 125 140 120 160
+
-
15
+
-
5
200 350 - 600 190 210 160 235
+
-
30
+
-
8
250 450 240 260 205 285
+
-
35
+
-
10
260 700 250 270 220 290
+
-
30
+
-
5
with
VSD
with
VSR
with
VSRV
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
ERV-GR
L
EL
L
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300 -200 -100
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
max. max. max.
without
VSD / VSR
L
EL
l L
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
Approvals
This certificate for type ERV-GR can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
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Section
1
RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS VITEX
Weight Effect. Size Flanges
1)
Length Part
1)
Area DN Measurements [mm] mm Number
Press
kg Q [cm
2
] in. mm bar D k l x BL Type
~
~
~
~
1,9 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 VITEX 25.16
2)
3,4 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 VITEX 32.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 VITEX 40.16
4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 VITEX 50.16
5,3 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 VITEX 65.16
6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 VITEX 80.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 VITEX 100.16
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 VITEX 125.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 VITEX 150.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 VITEX 200.10
Working pressure up to 16 bar. Please note allowable utilisation ratio.
B
L
DN
l
k
D
Q
Type VITEX
VITEX expansion joints in High-Tech design with
seamless FPM lining, a flexible safety compensator
for petrochemical facilities, en gines, power stations
and flue gas desulphurisation plants. Suitable for
strain with aggressive media.Very good
resistance against hot oils, benzene, xylene, fuels
with an aromatic content of more than 50%, bio
diesel, aromatic/chlorinated hydrocarbons and
mineral acids. Excellent resistance against
weathering, ageing and ozone. Temperature range
(depending on medium) from -15C up to +90C,
temporarily up to 130C.
Liner : FPM, seamless, no permeation,
el. non-conductive
Reinforcement : PA textile cord,
specially rubberized
Cover : ECO, electrically dissipative
Marking : White-green-white bands,
ERV DN .., PN 16,
production date
Flanges
1)
: Swiveling, DIN PN 10/16,
carbon steel, zinc plated
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE VITEX
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600
max. max. max.
with
VSD
with
VSR
VITEX
L EL
L
without
VSD / VSR
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size Installation Length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
25 - 80 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
30
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
20
200 115 140 105 160
+
-
30
+
-
10
EL
l L
Approvals
This certificate for type VITEX can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
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Section
1
RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS ERV-W
Weight Effect. Size Flanges
1)
Length Part
1)
Area DN Measurements [mm] mm Number
Press
kg Q [cm
2
] in. mm bar D k l x BL Type ~
~
1,9 15 1" 25 16 115 85 4 x 14 130 ERV-W 25.16
2)
3,4 15 1
1
/4" 32 16 140 100 4 x 18 130 ERV-W 32.16
4,0 20 1
1
/2" 40 16 150 110 4 x 18 130 ERV-W 40.16
4,6 30 2" 50 16 165 125 4 x 18 130 ERV-W 50.16
5,3 50 2
1
/2" 65 16 185 145 4 x 18 130 ERV-W 65.16
6,9 85 3" 80 16 200 160 8 x 18 130 ERV-W 80.16
8,0 125 4" 100 16 220 180 8 x 18 130 ERV-W 100.16
9,9 185 5" 125 16 250 210 8 x 18 130 ERV-W 125.16
12,3 250 6" 150 16 285 240 8 x 22 130 ERV-W 150.16
16,5 400 8" 200 16 340 295 8 x 22 130 ERV-W 200.10
21,6 600 10" 250 16 395 350 12 x 22 130 ERV-W 250.10
29,3 800 12" 300 16 445 400 12 x 22 130 ERV-W 300.10
43,0 1000 14" 350 16 505 460 16 x 22 200 ERV-W 350.10
46,0 1375 16" 400 16 565 515 16 x 26 200 ERV-W 400.10
50,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 200 ERV-W 450.10
53,0 1780 18" 450 10 615 565 20 x 26 250 ERV-W 450x250.10
57,0 2185 20" 500 10 670 620 20 x 26 200 ERV-W 500.10 200
70,0 3080 24" 600 10 780 725 20 x 30 200 ERV-W 600.10
WHITE BAND expansion joints for foodstuffs,
also oil and fat containing food. Liner conforms to
German foodstuff regulations. Not approved for
drinking water. Temperature range (depending on
medium) -20C up to +90C, temporarily up to
100C. Electrically non-conductive.
Liner : NBR bright coloured,
seamless, abrasion resistant
Reinforcement : PA textile cord
Cover : Chloroprene (CR)
Marking : White band, ERV DN .., PN ..,
production date
Flanges
1)
: Swiveling, PN 10/16,
carbon steel, zinc plated
B
L
DN
l
k
D
Q
Type ERV-W
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RANGE OF MOVEMENT TYPE ERV-W
L
EL
L L
EL
l L
axial lateral angular
Length Bellow Size installation length
BL DN EL min. EL max. L min. L max. l
[mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm] [mm]
130 25 - 80 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
30
130 100 - 150 120 135 100 150
+
-
30
+
-
20
130 200 115 140 105 160
+
-
30
+
-
10
130 250 - 300 125 140 120 160
+
-
15
+
-
5
200 350 - 600 190 210 160 235
+
-
30
+
-
8
250 450 240 260 205 285
+
-
35
+
-
10
with
VSD
with
VSR
with
VSRV
Permissable Vacuum [mbar]
ERV-W
L
EL
L
without
VSD / VSR
EL
Allowable static range of movement in service with usage of collar flanges up to 50 C
Approvals
This certificate for type ERV-W can be downloaded from www.flexej.co.uk
Overview of all certificates on catalogue page 1-2
Data measured at room temperature with new expansion joints and non swelling media. For swelling media use a safety factor. A
compressed installation improves the in the table listed vacuum resistance. The maxium permittable elongation (L max.) reduces the
vaccum resistance by 50%. For this case we recommend to use vacuum support spirals or vaccum support rings (see catalogue page 1-36).
Dependencies of overpressure, range of movement and temperature please see table on catalogue page 1-6.
DN 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 600 700 800 900 1000
max. max. max. -700 -600 -400 -300 -300 -300 -200 -100
max. max. max. max. max. max. -600 -400 -200
max. max. max. max. max. max. max. -700 -700 -700
max. max. max.
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Flange Choice
Section
1
RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS
FLANGE CHOICE
For the choice of flanges a great variety of combinations concerning geometrie, materials and coatings is available.
Also two different flange types on one compensator are possible.
On the following pages are the most common types and dimensions listed.
Special types are available upon request.
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Commonly used Flange Measurements
DIN PN 6 DIN PN 10 DIN PN 16 DIN PN 25 DIN PN 40 Flange Standard
Part Number .6 .10 .16 .25 .40
DN D k n l D k n l D k n l D k n l D k n l
mm in. mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm
25 1" 115 85 4 14 115 85 4 14
32 1
1
/4" 120 90 4 14 140 100 4 18 140 100 4 18
40 1
1
/2" 130 100 4 14 150 110 4 18 150 110 4 18
50 2" 140 110 4 14 165 125 4 18 165 125 4 18
65 2
1
/2" 160 130 4 14 185 145 4 18 185 145 8 18
80 3" 190 150 4 18 200 160 8 18 200 160 8 18
100 4" 210 170 4 18 220 180 8 18 235 190 8 22
125 5" 240 200 8 18 250 210 8 18 270 220 8 26
150 6" 265 225 8 18 285 240 8 22 300 250 8 26
200 8" 320 280 8 18 340 295 8 22 340 295 12 22 360 310 12 26 375 320 12 30
250 10" 375 335 12 18 395 350 12 22 405 355 12 26 425 370 12 30 450 385 12 33
300 12" 440 395 12 22 445 400 12 22 460 410 12 26 485 430 16 30 515 450 16 33
350 14" 490 445 12 22 505 460 16 22 520 470 16 26 555 490 16 33 580 510 16 36
400 16" 540 495 16 22 565 515 16 26 580 525 16 30 620 550 16 36 660 585 16 39
450 18" 595 550 16 22 615 565 20 26 640 585 20 30 670 600 20 36 685 610 20 39
500 20" 645 600 20 22 670 620 20 26 715 650 20 33 730 660 20 36 755 670 20 42
600 24" 755 705 20 26 780 725 20 30 840 770 20 36 845 770 20 39
700 28" 860 810 24 26 895 840 24 30 910 840 24 36 960 875 24 42
800 32" 975 920 24 30 1015 950 24 33 1025 950 24 39 1085 990 24 48
900 36" 1075 1020 24 30 1115 1050 28 33 1125 1050 28 39 1185 1090 28 48
1000 40" 1175 1120 28 30 1230 1160 28 36 1255 1170 28 42 1320 1210 28 56
ANSI B 16.5 150 lb/sq. in. ANSI B 16.5 300 lb/sq. in. SAE J518 c Flange Standard
Part Number .ASA 150 .ASA 300 .SAE
DN D k n l D k n l G H I L n l
mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm mm mm mm mm
25 1" 108 4
1
/2" 79,4 3
1
/8" 4 15,9
5
/8" 123,8 4
7
/8" 88,9 3
1
/2" 4 19
3
/4"
32 1
1
/4" 117,5 4
5
/8" 88,9 3
1
/2" 4 15,9
5
/8" 133,4 5
1
/4" 98,4 3
7
/8" 4 19
3
/4" 80 58,7 30,2 75 4 13
40 1
1
/2" 127 5" 98,4 3
7
/8" 4 15,9
5
/8" 155,6 6
1
/8" 114,3 4
3
/4" 4 22,2
7
/8" 95 70 35,7 83 4 13
50 2" 152,4 6" 120,7 4
3
/4" 4 19
3
/4" 165,1 6
1
/2" 127 5" 8 19
3
/4" 102 78 43 95 4 13
65 2
1
/2" 177,8 7" 139,7 5
1
/2" 4 19
3
/4" 190,5 7
1
/2" 149,2 5
7
/8" 8 22,2
7
/8" 114 89 51 115 4 13
80 3" 190,5 7
1
/2" 152,4 6" 4 19
3
/4" 209,6 8
1
/4" 168,3 6
5
/8" 8 22,2
7
/8" 134 106,4 62 125 4 18
100 4" 228,6 9" 190,5 7
1
/2" 8 19
3
/4" 254 10" 200 7
7
/8" 8 22,2
7
/8" 162 130 78 147 4 18
125 5" 254 10" 215,9 8
1
/2" 8 22,2
7
/8" 279,4 11" 235 9
1
/4" 8 22,2
7
/8" 190 152,4 92,1 170 4 18
150 6" 279,4 11" 241,3 9
1
/2" 8 22,2
7
/8" 317,5 12
1
/2" 269,9 10
5
/8" 12 22,2
7
/8"
200 8" 342,9 13
1
/2" 298,5 11
3
/4" 8 22,2
7
/8" 381 15" 330,2 13" 12 25,4 1
250 10" 406,4 16" 361,9 14
1
/4" 12 25,4 1" 444,5 17
1
/2" 387,3 15
1
/4" 16 28,6 1
1
/8"
300 12" 482,6 19" 431,8 17 12 25,4 1" 520,7 20
1
/2" 450,8 17
3
/4" 16 31,7 1
1
/4"
350 14" 533,4 21" 476,2 18
3
/4" 12 28,6 1
1
/8" 584,2 23" 514,3 20
1
/4" 20 31,7 1
1
/4"
400 16" 596,9 23
1
/2" 539,7 21
1
/4" 16 28,6 1
1
/8" 647,7 25
1
/2" 571,5 22
1
/2" 20 34,9 1
3
/8"
450 18" 635,0 25" 577,9 21
3
/4" 16 31,7 1
1
/4" 711,2 28" 628,7 24
3
/4" 24 34,9 1
3
/8"
500 20" 698,5 27
1
/2" 635 25 20 31,7 1
1
/4" 774,7 30
1
/2" 685,8 27" 24 34,9 1
3
/8"
600 24" 812,8 32" 749,3 29
1
/2" 20 34,9 1
3
/8" 914,4 36" 812,8 32" 24 41,3 1
5
/8"
identical with PN 16 identical with PN 40
Materials: zinc plated steel (standard), stainless steel, bronze, aluminium, hot galvanized steel, RILSAN coated steel etc. - see page 1-5
Materials: zinc plated steel (standard), stainless steel, bronze, aluminium, hot galvanized steel, RILSAN coated steel etc. - see page 1-5
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Commomly Used Flange Measurements
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Flange Standard VG 95959-1 DIN 28460 "TW" JIS 5 K JIS 10 K JIS 16 K
Part Number .VG 95959-1 .TW .JIS 5 K .JIS 10 K .JIS 16 K
DN D k n l D k n l D k n l D k n l D k n l
mm in. mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm
25 1" 125 90 4 19 125 90 4 19
32 11/4" 100 76 6 11 115 90 4 15 135 100 4 19 135 100 4 19
40 11/2" 108 84 6 11 120 95 4 15 140 105 4 19 140 105 4 19
50 2" 120 96 6 11 154 130 8 11,5 130 105 4 15 155 120 4 19 155 120 8 19
65 21/2" 140 116 8 11 154 130 8 11,5 155 130 4 15 175 140 4 19 175 140 8 19
80 3" 150 126 8 11 154 130 8 11,5 180 145 4 19 185 150 8 19 200 160 8 23
100 4" 172 148 10 11 174 150 8 14 200 165 8 19 210 175 8 19 225 185 8 23
125 5" 200 176 10 11 204 176 8 14 235 200 8 19 250 210 8 23 270 225 8 25
150 6" 226 202 12 11 240 210 12 14 265 230 8 19 280 240 8 23 305 260 12 25
200 8" 288 264 16 11 308 274 16 16 320 280 8 23 330 290 12 23 350 305 12 25
250 10" 385 345 12 23 400 355 12 25 430 380 12 27
300 12" 430 390 12 23 445 400 16 25 480 430 16 27
350 14" 480 435 12 25 490 445 16 25 540 480 16 33
400 16" 540 495 16 25 560 510 16 27 605 540 16 33
450 18" 605 555 16 25 620 565 20 27 675 605 20 27
500 20" 655 605 20 25 675 620 20 27 730 660 20 33
600 24" 770 715 20 27 795 730 24 33 845 770 24 39
Flange Standard BS 10 table D BS 10 table E BS 10 table F
Part Number .BS 10D .BS 10E .BS 10F
DN D k n l D k n l D k n l
mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in. mm in.
25 1" 114,3 4
1
/2" 82,5 3
1
/4" 4 14,3
9
/16" 114,3 4
1
/2" 82,5 3
1
/4" 4 14,3
9
/16" 120,6 4
3
/4" 87,3 3
7
/16" 4 17,5
11
/16"
32 1
1
/4" 120,6 4
3
/4" 87,3 3
7
/16" 4 14,3
9
/16" 120,6 4
3
/4" 87,3 3
7
/16" 4 14,3
9
/16" 133,3 5
1
/4" 98,4 3
7
/8" 4 17,5
11
/16"
40 1
1
/2" 133,3 5
1
/4" 98,4 3
7
/8" 4 14,3
9
/16" 133,3 5
1
/4" 98,4 3
7
/8" 4 14,3
9
/16" 139,7 5
1
/2" 104,8 4
1
/8" 4 17,5
11
/16"
50 2" 152,4 6" 114,3 4
1
/2" 4 17,5
11
/16" 152,4 6" 114,3 4
1
/2" 4 17,5
11
/16" 165,1 6
1
/2" 127,0 5" 4 17,5
11
/16"
65 2
1
/2" 165,1 6
1
/2" 127,0 5" 4 17,5
11
/16" 165,1 6
1
/2" 127,0 5" 4 17,5
11
/16" 184,1 7
1
/4" 146,0 5
3
/4" 8 17,5
11
/16"
80 3" 184,1 7
1
/4" 146,0 5
3
/4" 4 17,5
11
/16" 184,1 7
1
/4" 146,0 5
3
/4" 4 17,5
11
/16" 203,2 8" 165,1 6
1
/2" 8 17,5
11
/16"
100 4" 215,9 8
1
/2" 177,8 7" 4 17,5
11
/16" 215,9 8
1
/2" 177,8 7" 8 17,5
11
/16" 228,6 9" 190,5 7
1
/2" 8 17,5
11
/16"
125 5" 254 10" 209,5 8
1
/4" 8 17,5
11
/16" 254 10" 209,5 8
1
/4" 8 17,5
11
/16" 279,4 11" 234,9 9
1
/4" 8 22,2
7
/8"
150 6" 279,4 11" 234,9 9
1
/4" 8 17,5
11
/16" 279,4 11" 234,9 9
1
/4" 8 22,2
7
/8" 304,8 12" 260,3 10
1
/4" 12 22,2
7
/8"
200 8" 336,5 13
1
/4" 292,1 11
1
/2" 8 17,5
11
/16" 336,5 13
1
/4" 292,1 11
1
/2" 8 22,2
7
/8" 368,3 14
1
/2" 323,9 12
3
/4" 12 22,2
7
/8"
250 10" 406,4 16" 355,6 14" 8 22,2
7
/8" 406,4 16" 355,6 14" 12 22,2
7
/8" 431,8 17" 381 15" 12 25,4 1"
300 12" 457,2 18" 406,4 16" 12 22,2
7
/8" 457,2 18" 406,4 16" 12 25,4 1" 489 19
1
/4" 438,1 17
1
/4" 16 25,4 1"
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Materials: zinc plated steel (standard), stainless steel, bronze, aluminium, hot galvanized steel, RILSAN coated steel etc. - (by "TW" up to DN 150 aluminium = standard) - see page 1-5
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ERV TIE RODS AND ANGULAR LIMITERS
Tied Flanges Type ZS
The opposite table shows that the pressure thrust forces
in small ERV dimensions up to DN 50 are this low that
limiters normally are not necessary. Limiters are
recommended when it is not possi ble to secure the pipe
system with sufficient fixed points or when a part relief of
the fixed points is desired.
The required limiters are measured to absorb also the
reaction forces resulting from the test pressure.
For the mainly required axial limitation the shown types
with integrated tie bars have proved well. The tie bars
with high stability (steel 8.8) can be adjusted to the actual
installation meas urements. The tie bars lie elastically in
noise reducing rubber bushes of weatherproof rubber -
from DN 350 the tie rods lie in prinicipal in conical seats
and spherical washers.
DN
Number Part
tie rods*
)
Number
mm Type
Values for flanges DIN PN 10, number of tie rods may change with different
flange standards.
Pressure thrust forces of ERV Expansion Joints
(installation length = 130 mm)
Type ... ZS
(up to DN 300) *
)
Tie rods with outer
limitation in
rubber bushings
Type ... ZS
(from DN 350) *
)
Tie rods with
outer limitation
in spherical discs
and conical seats
Type ... ZSS
(up to DN 300) *
)
Tie rods with inner
and outer limitation
Type ... RG
Angular limiter
Special Designs
*
)
25 2 ERV 25 ZS
32 2 ERV 32 ZS
40 2 ERV 40 ZS
50 2 ERV 50 ZS
65 2 ERV 65 ZS
80 2 ERV 80 ZS
100 2 ERV 100 ZS
125 2 ERV 125 ZS
150 2 ERV 150 ZS
200 2 ERV 200 ZS
250 2 ERV 250 ZS
300 4 ERV 300 ZS
350 4 ERV 350 ZS
400 4 ERV 400 ZS
450 4 ERV 450 ZS
500 4 ERV 500 ZS
600 4 ERV 600 ZS
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Section
1
ERV INNER SLEEVES AND PTFE LINING
25 22 ERV 25SR
1)
32 22 ERV 32SR
40 30 ERV 40SR
50 38 ERV 50SR
65 53 ERV 65SR
80 72 ERV 80SR
100 88 ERV100SR
125 112 ERV125SR
150 138 ERV150SR
200 190 ERV200SR
250 235 ERV250SR
300 290 ERV300SR
350 320 ERV350SR
400 390 ERV400SR
450 440 ERV450SR
500 490 ERV500SR
600 590 ERV600SR
25 26 ERV 25TA
1)
32 26 ERV 32TA
40 34 ERV 40TA
50 44 ERV 50TA
65 59 ERV 65TA
80 72 ERV 80TA
100 92 ERV100TA
125 115 ERV125TA
150 138 ERV150TA
200 187 ERV200TA
250 235 ERV250TA
300 285 ERV300TA
50 44 ERV50TAS
65 59 ERV65TAS
80 72 ERV80TAS
100 92 ERV100TAS
125 115 ERV125TAS
150 138 ERV150TAS
200 187 ERV200TAS
250 235 ERV250TAS
300 285 ERV300TAS
Available for DN 25 - 300. Seamless lining
with sealing surface, virgin PTFE, approx.
1 mm thickness. Delivered only as complete
factory mounted unit with flanges.
Unmounted lining not available. The allow -
able movement range of the ERV is re -
stricted by approximately 50%.
FDA conform.
Available for all ERV types DN 25 - 600.
Thickness of stainless steel armouring
depending on DN between 1 and 3 mm.
Lateral and angular movements are
significantly reduced.
Conical sleeves available on request.
Please note: Between the bead (flange
surface) of the inner protection sleeve and
the counter flange an additional seal must
be used.
Available for DN 50-300. Seamless PTFE
lining as "TA" but additionally with factory
mounted support ring of solid PTFE. The
allowable movement range is restricted by
approximately 50%.
FDA conform.
ERV with PTFE - Lining. Used when the chemical
resistance of the chosen ERV type is not sufficient.
Suitable for all kinds of liquids in use. Admissible working
temperature of expansion joint has to be observed. For
working pressure up to 6 bar - not suitable for vacuum.
Type TA
ERV with PTFE lining and PTFE vacuum support ring.
Properties like type TA, but also suitable for vacuum
service, up to 70C.
Type TAS
ERV with inner protection sleeve of stainless steel to
prevent abrasion of the rubber liner, i.e. by granulates.
Please note: the nominal bore is reduced.
DN D
Construction Details Diam. Part
Materials Nom. Number
mm mm Type ~
~
D
1)
For rubber expansion joints DN 25 bellows DN 32
are used.
Type SR
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VACCUM SUPPORT SPIRAL AND RING FOR ERV
DN D
Diam. Part
Nom. Number
mm mm Type vv
50 85 ERV 50VSD
65 110 ERV 65VSD
80 130 ERV 80VSD
100 180 ERV100VSD
125 230 ERV125VSD
150 270 ERV150VSD
200 320 ERV200VSD
250 420 ERV250VSD
300 500 ERV300VSD
125 175 ERV125VSR
150 190 ERV150VSR
200 260 ERV200VSR
250 300 ERV250VSR
300 350 ERV300VSR
350 410 ERV350VSR
400 480 ERV400VSR
450 440 ERV450VSR
500 580 ERV500VSR
600 680 ERV600VSR
500 545 ERV500VSRV
600 640 ERV600VSRV
700 780 ERV700VSRV
800 850 ERV800VSRV
900 1000 ERV900VSRV
1000 1085 ERV..1000VSRV
Available for DN 50 - 300. Number of turns
and material thickness vary with DN. The
vacuum support spiral can be easily
mounted subsequently. No 1 restriction of
admissible pressure for ERV. Movement
range restricted by approximately 50%.
Available for DN 125 - 600. The vacuum
support rings can be easily mounted sub -
sequently. No restriction of admissible
pressure for ERV. Movement range
restricted by approximately 50%.
Available for DN 500 - 1000. The vacuum
support rings can be easily mounted sub -
sequently. No restriction of admissible
pressure for ERV. Movement range
restricted by approximately 50%.
ERV with vacuum support spiral. Spiral of AISI 316 Ti, used when
the vacuum resistance of the chosen ERV is not sufficient.
*)
Type VSD
ERV with vacuum support ring. Ring of AISI 316 Ti, used when
the vacuum resistance of the chosen ERV is not sufficient.
*)
Type VSR
Type VSRV
*
) for Type VSD and VSR: Admissible vacuum see catalogue pages type specific ERV data sheets.
ERV with vacuum bolted support ring. For maximal vacuum
resistance of the selected ERV. Bolted ring in stainless steel
1.4571.
*)
~
~
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Section
1
FLAME PROTECTION COVER FOR ERV
25 30 170 FSH for ERV 25x130
32 40 190 FSH for ERV 32x130
40 45 195 FSH for ERV 40x130
50 60 210 FSH for ERV 50x130
65 75 225 FSHf for ERV 65x130
80 90 240 FSH for ERV 80x130
100 110 260
260
FSH for ERV 100x130
125 135 285 FSH for ERV 125x130
150 160 330 FSH for ERV 150x130
200 220 385 FSH for ERV 200x130
250 265 435 FSH or ERV 250x130
300 315 485 FSH for ERV 300x130
25 30 170 FSH for ERV 25x160
32 40 190 FSH for ERV 32x160
40 45 195 FSH for ERV 40x160
50 60 210 FSH for ERV 50x160
65 75 225 FSH for ERV 65x160
80 90 240
300
FSH for ERV 80x160
100 110 260 FSH for ERV 100x160
125 135 285 FSH for ERV 125x160
150 160 330 FSH for ERV 150x160
200 220 385 FSH for ERV 200x160
250 265 435 FSH for ERV 250x200
300 315 485
340
FSH for ERV 300x200
DN I D Length L Part Number
mmmm mm mm Type
Type for ERV with flanges according to DIN PN 10/16
32 40 150 FSH- M for ERV 32x130
40 45 155 FSH- M for ERV 40x130
50 60 170 FSH- M for ERV 50x130
65 75 185 FSH- M for ERV 65x130
80 90 200 FSH- M for ERV 80x130
100 110 220
260
FSH- M for ERV 100x130
125 135 245 FSH- M for ERV 125x130
150 160 270 FSH- M for ERV 150x130
200 215 345 FSH- M for ERV 200x130
250 265 395 FSH- M for ERV 250x130
32 40 150 FSH- M for ERV 32x160
40 45 155 FSH- M for ERV 40x160
50 60 170 FSH- M for ERV 50x160
65 75 185 FSH- M for ERV 65x160
80 90 200 FSH- M for ERV 80x160
100 110 220 300 FSH- M for ERV 100x160
125 135 245 FSH- M for ERV 125x160
150 160 270 FSH- M for ERV 150x160
200 215 345 FSH- M for ERV 200x160
250 265 395 340 FSH- M for ERV 250x200
Type for ERV with flanges according to VG 95959-1 (German Naval Standard)
Flame protection cover for ERV rubber
expansion joints, made of several layers of
glass fiber fabric with a surface cover of
silver-coloured high temperature resistant
silicone-aluminium-glas fabric. Screws, nuts
and washers of brass. It reliably protects the
expansion joint against radiation heat and direct
flames up to 800 C for 30 minutes. The flame
protection cover is resistant against oil and
chemical influences as well as against ageing
and weathering.
Because of its split design the flame protection
cover can be mounted subsequently or re-
opened. The dimensions have been chosen in
such a way that also the counter flanges are
completely covered. The allowed range of
movement is not restricted.
Picture shows open condition
D
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Type FSH
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HINTS FOR THE PIPEWORK DESIGNER
ERV rubber expansion joints are delivered ready for installation. The swiveling flanges can be fitted in
any desired position and have stabilising rims to ease the assembly. Flanges with stabilising rim (collar)
also helps to maintain a safety gap between the ends of the screws and the bellow throughout the
whole range of movement and avoids injuries.
Correct Mating Flanges
Seals are not required if the sealing surface of the mating flanges of the pipework are of the same size.
Seals (as shown in fig. E) should be only used in order to prevent damage to the rubber sealing surface,
for example if the mating flanges either have a larger internal diameter, sharp edges or irregularities e.g.
welding beads.
Crushing Strength
The maximum operating pressure and test pressure not only depends on the burst
pressure of the rubber bellow but can also be affected by operating temperature and design pressure /
nominal pressure of the used flanges. For full details please see page 1-6. The burst pressure (at room
temperature) is at least 3 - 4 times the nominal pressure (PN). Pressure test certificates can be issued
upon request.
Vacuum Resistance
The maximum vacuum depends on size, operating temperature, length of installation and the
installation of vacuum support rings (page 1-36). Please see type specific data sheets for details. The
vacuum resistance can be slightly increased even without vacuum support rings if the installation length is
shortened (e. g. by 20 mm). The vacuum resistance decreases if a longer installation length is chosen, or
the expansion joint is lengthened in operation.
Weather and Heat Resistance
The outer rubber (cover) is resistant against weathering and protects the reinforcements against ageing,
abrasion and corrosion. For the permitted temperature range please see type specific data sheets. For
permanently warm operating conditions including external radiation heat please see page 1-6.
ERV types with an outer rubber of CR or Hypalon (CSM) are (within limits) oil proof and flame resistant.
An additional flame protection can be achieved by using a flame protection cover conforming to the
'Germanischer Lloyd' standard, see pages (1-37 and 1-17).
Pressure Loss
The internal design of the ERV bellows allows a high flow with little turbulence. Therefore the pressure
loss is usually neglectible, even when dealing with high flow rates.
Noise Levels
Due to their design, ERV expansion joints reduce noise in pipelines. An even better reduction is
achieved if the total installation length is shortened in a range of 5 - 10 mm.
Installation
For the allowable range of movement please see type specific data sheets. If possible, the length of the
installation gap is designed to be equal to the recommended installation length, or slightly shorter. The
low inherent resistance of ERV allows a compression by hand and makes fitting into smaller gaps easy.
For larger installation gaps or lateral offset, not more than 50% of the maximum area of movement
should be used up in order to leave a reserve for operation. If the bellows is lengthened during operation,
a jolted (compressed) installation is recommended. The position of installation must be accessible for visual
examination. When installing the unit, installation hints (page 1-39) must be observed.
Restraint
The inherent resistance of ERV bellows is negligible in respect of calculations for anchorage points. Under
pressure the bellow acts like a plunger, thus requiring to fix anchorage points for larger size expension
joints. Since the ERV construction absorbs part of these forces, the anchorage points may be
correspondingly weaker. If such anchorage points cannot be provided, or if the stability of the other fittings
is insufficient, the pressure thrust forces have to be absorbed by tie rods. For available types see catalogue
page 1-34.
Identification
All ERV bellows have a vulcanised coloured type marking and an embossed text stating manufacturers
mark, nominal width DN, nominal pressure PN as well as the manufacturing date.
right:
Flanges
with correct
ID help
prevent
damage
to rubber.
wrong:
Uneven
end of
pipe can
cause
damage
to rubber
wrong:
Flanges
with too
large
female
diameter
can
damage
rubber.
right:
Weld neck
flanges with
correct ID
prevent
damage
to rubber.
wrong:
Inner
edge of
flanges
damages
rubber
right:
In case of
B, D or F an
additional
flat seal
can be used
to prevent
damage
to rubber
right:
Well
rounded
smooth
egde
prevents
damage
to rubber
A
F
E
G
C
D
B
stabilising rim
pipe stop
ID
acc.
to
DIN
ID
acc.
to
ISO
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Installation and Operation Hints
for ERV Expansion Joints
Section
1
ELAFLEX expansion joints are provided ready for
installation. The standard flanges can be turned into
any desired position. Additional sealings usually are
not necessary. For installation please observe the
following:
1) Prior to the installation of the expansion joint
ensure that the mating flanges have satisfactory
sealing surfaces.
Pro truding pipe ends, grooves and tongues are
not permitted as the sealing surface of the
bellows might be destroyed. (see hints for the
pipework designer, page 1-38)
Attention: When using slip-on flanges the
outside diameter must be larger than the
sealing surface of the expansion joint.
2) Pay attention to the correct installation length: The
pulling of expansion joints into installation gaps
which are too large will lengthen the rubber bellow
and might lead to the collar being drawn out of the
flange groove (see picture). During the subsequent
tightening of the screws the collar of the bellows
would be crushed asymmetrically.
Please note: A considerable lengthening during
installation decreases the allowable range of
movement during operation. To shorten installation
gaps, distance flanges are available.
3) If possible install the expansion joints in such way
that the date of production is visible.
4) Screws should be inserted from the expansion
joint side. If this is not feasible, it must be
assured that the bellows may not touch the
screws in all operating conditions.
5) We recommend to use bolts of property class
8.8. The bolts have to be fastened crosswise in 3
uniform steps.
When using a torque wrench:
1st step:
Tighten bolts equally by hand (pay attention to
parallel sealing surfaces!).
2nd step:
Fasten crosswise with torque 50 Nm.
3rd step:
Fasten crosswise
approx. torque
up to DN 80 max. 80 Nm
up to DN 300 max. 100 Nm
up to DN 500 max. 130 Nm
DN 700 250 Nm
DN 800 300 Nm
DN 900 310 Nm
DN 1000 340 Nm
Do not use any sharp-edged tools which might
damage the rubber bellow in case the tool slips.
6) If no torque wrench can be used during
installation, the screws may only be tightened to
an extent that between the metal flanges a
distance "y" of at least 1 mm remains (see
picture).
7) The test pressure of a bellow or flange is 1.5 x
PN. This value depends on which component is
weaker.
8) The rubber bellow of the expansion joint must not
be painted! Solvents can damage the rubber cover,
furthermore the colour coat impedes a proper
visual inspection.
9) When welding and cutting, the rubber bellow must
be protected against heat by all means. For
electric welding it must be insured that the electric
current does not pass through the bellows.
10) Permanent radiation heat above 90 C must be
avoided. If necessary flame protection covers
should be used (see page 1-37).
11) Rubber expansion joints are subject to wear and
must be included to routine inspection of the pipe
system (visual inspection of the expansion joint
regarding damages as well as inspection for
hardening by pushing in with a thumb).
Note :
the bellows may not touch
the screws in all operating
conditions
wrong
correct
l e s s t h a n o r e q u a l t o
recomm. max. installation length
l a r g e r than recommended
max. installation length
min. 1 mm
Note :
The bellows may not touch
the screws in all operating
conditions.
.
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Information concerning the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC
for ERV RUBBER EXPANSION JOINTS
Elaflex rubber expansion joints are 'pressure equipment' according to this directive. Below we list those
expansion joints which fall under category I-III:
1. Expansion joints for L.P. Gas (liquefied gases):
up to DN 40 - PN 25 bar = category I
from DN 50 up to DN 100 - PN 25 bar = category II
2. Expansion joints for liquid chemicals and petroleum based products:
up to DN 125 up to 16 bar working pressure = no category
DN 150 up to 10 bar working pressure = no category
DN 200 up to 10 bar working pressure = no category
DN 250 from 8 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 300 from 7 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 350 from 6 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 400 from 5 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 500 from 4 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 600 from 3,5 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 700 from 3 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 800 from 2,5 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 900 from 2 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
DN 1000 from 2 up to 10 bar working pressure = category I
3. Expansion joints for gas / natural gas:
If the expansion joint is intended for use with gas / natural gas, this has to be stated when ordering.
up to DN 25 = no category
from DN 32 up to DN 50 - PN 16 bar = category I
from DN 65 up to DN 125 - PN 16 bar = category II
from DN 150 up to DN 350 - PN 10 bar = category II
from DN 400 = category III (special inquiry necessary)
4. Expansion joints for air:
If the expansion joint is intended for the use with air, this has to be stated when ordering.
up to DN 100 up to 10 bar working pressure = no category
from DN 125 up to DN 250 up to 5 bar working pressure = no category
from DN 250 up to DN 1000 up to 3,5 bar working pressure = category I
To define the right category for all dangerous fluids or pressures not mentioned here, an inquiry is necessary. Please
state medium, dimension, pressure, temperature and application.
Requirements:
' no category ' These expansion joints do only have to conform to 'sound engineering practice' (SEP). No
declaration of conformity *
)
is necessary. For these expansion joints the CE marking must not
be used.
' category I ' A certificate of conformity for the materials (at least EN 10204-2.2), a random pressure test,
a declaration of conformity and a CE marking of the expansion joints are necessary.
' category II ' A specific test report for the materials (at least EN 10204-3.1, the pressure test of every joint,
the declaration of conformity*
)
and a CE marking of the expansion joint with code number of
the notified body etc. are necessary.
The manufacturer of the expansion joints is responsible for the adherence to these requirements. Rubber bellows
or flanges alone are no pressure equipment according to this directive.
For the manufacturing of expansion joints ELAFLEX has been certified by Germanischer Lloyd. A copy of the
certificate no. 77 314- 10HH is available on request.
*) Declarations of Conformity:
According to the PED, ELAFLEX customers may directly download the necessary declarations of conformity.
Please use this free service under www.flexej.co.uk
SeniorFlex - Commercial Quality primarily applied in
HVAC applications. Bellows available in EPDM with PN
flanges in zinc plated carbon steel.
FSF Type 15
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Nom o/a Axial Axial Lateral Angular Max Max Vacuum
Bore Length Comp Extension Pressure Temp Rating
mm mm mm mm Bar@ 20C C mm Hg
32-1
1
/4" 130 30 20 20 35 16 95 400
40-1
1
/2" 130 30 20 20 35 16 95 400
50-2" 130 30 20 20 35 16 95 400
65-2
1
/2" 130 30 20 20 30 16 95 400
80-3" 130 30 20 20 30 16 95 400
100-4" 130 30 20 20 25 16 95 400
125-5" 130 30 20 20 25 16 95 400
150-6" 130 30 20 20 15 16 95 400
200-8" 130 30 20 20 15 16 95 400
250-10" 130 30 20 20 10 16 95 400
300-12" 130 30 20 20 10 16 95 400
FSF Type 15 Range
Working pressure deration with temperature
Max Pressure Bar@ Temp TempC
16 20
14 75
11 85
6 95
Structure
Item# Part Materials
1 Body EPDM Rubber
2 Reinforced Nylon Type Chord
3 Wire Hard Steel Wire
4 Flange Mild Steel, Galvanised Various drilling available
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Rubber Expansion Joints
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SeniorFlex - Commercial Quality primarily applied in HVAC
applications. Bellows available in EPDM with PN flanges in zinc
plated carbon steel.
FSF Type 10
Nom o/a Axial Axial Lateral Angular Max Max Vacuum
Bore Length Comp Extension Pressure Temp Rating
mm mm mm mm Bar@ 20C C mm Hg
32-1
1
/4" 95 8 4 8 15 16 95 400
40-1
1
/2" 95 8 4 8 15 16 95 400
50-2" 105 8 5 8 15 16 95 400
65-2
1
/2" 115 12 6 10 15 16 95 400
80-3" 130 12 6 10 15 16 95 400
100-4" 135 18 10 12 15 16 95 400
125-5" 170 18 10 12 15 16 95 400
150-6" 180 18 10 12 15 16 95 400
200-8" 205 25 14 22 15 16 95 400
250-10" 240 25 14 22 15 16 95 400
300-12" 260 25 14 22 15 16 95 400
350-14 265 25 16 22 15 7 95 400
400-16 265 25 16 22 15 7 95 400
450-18 265 25 16 22 15 7 95 400
500-20 265 25 16 22 15 7 95 400
600-24 265 25 16 22 15 7 95 400
Rubber Expansion Joints FSF Type 10
Working pressure deration with temperature
Max Pressure Bar@ Temp TempC
16 20
14 75
11 85
6 95
Structure
Item# Part Materials
1 Body EPDM Rubber
2 Reinforced Nylon Type Chord
3 Wire Hard Steel Wire
4 Flange Mild Steel, Galvanised Various drilling available
Nom o/a Axial Lateral Angular Max Max Vacuum
Bore mm Length Comp Extension Pressure Temp Rating
BSP
size mm mm mm mm Bar@ 20C C mm Hg
15-
1
/2" 200 22 5 22 45 10 95 400
20-
3
/4" 200 22 6 22 45 10 95 400
25-1 200 22 6 22 45 10 95 400
32-1
1
/4" 200 22 6 22 40 10 95 400
40-1
1
/2" 200 22 6 22 40 10 95 400
50 / 2 200 22 6 22 45 10 95 400
65-2
1
/2" 240 22 6 22 45 10 95 400
80 / 3 240 22 6 22 45 10 95 400
SeniorFlex - Commercial Quality primarily applied in
HVAC applications. Bellows available in EPDM with PN
flanges in zinc plated carbon steel.
FTU Type 30
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FTU Type 30 Range
Working pressure deration with temperature
Max Pressure Bar@ Temp TempC
10 20
8 75
7 85
6 95
Structure
Item# Part Materials
1 Body EPDM Rubber
2 Reinforced Nylon Type Chord
3 Coupling Cast Ductile Iron
4 Ring Galvanised Steel
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2
Rubber Expansion Joints
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Section
3
Flexel CG21 series full face fully engineered
rubber expansion joint available in a wide varierty
of rubber compounds to suit the media. Flange
drilling and backing flanges provided to any
specification. Available as tied, untied, hinged and
gimbal designs with a wide range of configuarble
options such as liners.
CG21 - Double Arch
Flexel CG22 series full face fully engineered
rubber expansion joint available in a wide varierty
of rubber compounds to suit the media. Flange
drilling and backing flanges provided to any
specification. Available as tied, untied, hinged and
gimbal designs with a wide range of configuarble
options such as liners.
CG22 - Double Arch
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DN DN Length Pressure Movenment Capability
(mm) (in) mm Rating Compression Extension Lateral Angula
Bar mm mm mm deg
1000 40" 300 10 45 22 25 2.8
1050 42" 300 10 45 22 25 2.7
1100 44" 300 10 45 22 25 2.6
1150 46" 300 10 45 22 25 2.4
1200 48" 300 10 45 22 25 2.3
1250 50" 300 8 45 22 25 2.3
1300 52" 350 8 50 25 30 2.2
1350 54" 350 8 50 25 30 2.1
1400 56" 350 8 50 25 30 2.0
1450 58" 350 8 50 25 30 1.9
1500 60" 350 8 50 25 30 1.9
1600 64" 350 7 50 25 30 1.8
1650 66" 350 7 50 25 30 1.7
1700 68" 350 7 50 25 30 1.7
1800 72" 350 7 50 25 30 1.6
1900 76" 350 6 50 25 30 1.5
1950 78" 350 6 50 25 30 1.4
2000 80" 350 6 50 25 30 1.4
2100 84" 350 6 50 25 30 1.3
2200 88" 350 6 50 25 30 1.3
2250 90" 350 6 50 25 30 1.3
2300 92" 350 6 50 25 30 1.2
2400 96" 350 6 50 25 30 1.2
2500 100" 350 5 50 25 30 1.1
2550 102" 350 5 50 25 30 1.1
2600 104" 350 5 50 25 30 1.1
2700 108" 350 5 50 25 30 1.0
2800 112" 350 5 50 25 30 1.0
2850 114" 350 4 50 25 30 1.0
2900 116" 350 4 50 25 30 1.0
3000 120" 350 4 50 25 30 0.9
1000 40" 450 10 90 44 50 5.6
1050 42" 450 10 90 44 50 5.4
1100 44" 450 10 90 44 50 5.2
1150 46" 450 10 90 44 50 4.8
1200 48" 450 10 90 44 50 4.6
1250 50" 450 8 90 44 50 4.6
1300 52" 500 8 100 50 60 4.4
1350 54" 500 8 100 50 60 4.2
1400 56" 500 8 100 50 60 4.0
1450 58" 500 8 100 50 60 3.8
1500 60" 500 8 100 50 60 3.8
1600 64" 500 7 100 50 60 3.6
1650 66" 500 7 100 50 60 3.4
1700 68" 500 7 100 50 60 3.4
1800 72" 500 7 100 50 60 3.2
1900 76" 500 6 100 50 60 3.0
1950 78" 500 6 100 50 60 2.8
2000 80" 500 6 100 50 60 2.8
2100 84" 500 6 100 50 60 2.6
2200 88" 500 6 100 50 60 2.6
2250 90" 500 6 100 50 60 2.6
2300 92" 500 6 100 50 60 2.4
2400 96" 500 6 100 50 60 2.4
2500 100" 500 5 100 50 60 2.2
2550 102" 500 5 100 50 60 2.2
2600 104" 500 5 100 50 60 2.2
2700 108" 500 5 100 50 60 2.0
2800 112" 500 5 100 50 60 2.0
2850 114" 500 4 100 50 60 2.0
2900 116" 500 4 100 50 60 2.0
3000 120" 500 4 100 50 60 1.8
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Available materials for the CG range Available materials for the CG range
Colour Material Main Applications Max Temp
Black Neoprene See water, Water cooling systems 90C
Red E.P.D.M Mud, slurry 100C
Orange E.P.D.M HT Ashes, cement plants 130C
Yellow Nitrile Resistant to oil and gas 90C
Green Hypalon Strong acids, except for nitric acid or sulphuric acid 100C
Purple Viton High temp, petroleum derivatives, strong acids 180C
White Nitrile Food conduction, potable water supply 80C
Typical cross section CG-21
Flexel CG23 series full face fully engineered
rubber expansion joint available in a wide varierty
of rubber compounds to suit the media. Flange
drilling and backing flanges provided to any
specification. Available as tied, untied, hinged and
gimbal designs with a wide range of configuarble
options such as liners.
CG23 - Double Arch
Flexel CG24 series full face fully engineered
rubber expansion joint available in a wide varierty
of rubber compounds to suit the media. Flange
drilling and backing flanges provided to any
specification. Available as tied, untied, hinged and
gimbal designs with a wide range of configuarble
options such as liners.
CG24 - Double Arch
DN DN Length Pressure Movenment Capability
(mm) (in) mm Rating Compression Extension Lateral Angula
Bar mm mm mm deg
1000 40" 600 10 135 66 75 8.4
1050 42" 600 10 135 66 75 8.1
1100 44" 600 10 135 66 75 7.8
1150 46" 600 10 135 66 75 7.2
1200 48" 600 10 135 66 75 6.9
1250 50" 600 8 135 66 75 6.9
1300 52" 650 8 150 75 90 6.6
1350 54" 650 8 150 75 90 6.3
1400 56" 650 8 150 75 90 6.0
1450 58" 650 8 150 75 90 5.7
1500 60" 650 8 150 75 90 5.7
1600 64" 650 7 150 75 90 5.4
1650 66" 650 7 150 75 90 5.1
1700 68" 650 7 150 75 90 5.1
1800 72" 650 7 150 75 90 4.8
1900 76" 650 6 150 75 90 4.5
1950 78" 650 6 150 75 90 4.2
2000 80" 650 6 150 75 90 4.2
2100 84" 650 6 150 75 90 3.9
2200 88" 650 6 150 75 90 3.9
2250 90" 650 6 150 75 90 3.9
2300 92" 650 6 150 75 90 3.6
2400 96" 650 6 150 75 90 3.6
2500 100" 650 5 150 75 90 3.3
2550 102" 650 5 150 75 90 3.3
2600 104" 650 5 150 75 90 3.3
2700 108" 650 5 150 75 90 3.0
2800 112" 650 5 150 75 90 3.0
2850 114" 650 4 150 75 90 3.0
2900 116" 650 4 150 75 90 3.0
3000 120" 650 4 150 75 90 2.7
1000 40" 750 10 180 88 100 11.2
1050 42" 750 10 180 88 100 10.8
1100 44" 750 10 180 88 100 10.4
1150 46" 750 10 180 88 100 9.6
1200 48" 750 10 180 88 100 9.2
1250 50" 750 8 180 88 100 9.2
1300 52" 800 8 200 100 120 8.8
1350 54" 800 8 200 100 120 8.4
1400 56" 800 8 200 100 120 8.0
1450 58" 800 8 200 100 120 7.6
1500 60" 800 8 200 100 120 7.6
1600 64" 800 7 200 100 120 7.2
1650 66" 800 7 200 100 120 6.8
1700 68" 800 7 200 100 120 6.8
1800 72" 800 7 200 100 120 6.4
1900 76" 800 6 200 100 120 6.0
1950 78" 800 6 200 100 120 5.6
2000 80" 800 6 200 100 120 5.6
2100 84" 800 6 200 100 120 5.2
2200 88" 800 6 200 100 120 5.2
2250 90" 800 6 200 100 120 5.2
2300 92" 800 6 200 100 120 4.8
2400 96" 800 6 200 100 120 4.8
2500 100" 800 5 200 100 120 4.4
2550 102" 800 5 200 100 120 4.4
2600 104" 800 5 200 100 120 4.4
2700 108" 800 5 200 100 120 4.0
2800 112" 800 5 200 100 120 4.0
2850 114" 800 4 200 100 120 4.0
2900 116" 800 4 200 100 120 4.0
3000 120" 800 4 200 100 120 3.6
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Copper Axial Expansion Joint
Section
4
Specification
FlexEJ Small bore Copper ended axial
expansion joints are made from stainless steel
convoluted bellows for use in heating circuits.
Designed to EJMA*.
Materials
Bellows: 316 Stainless Steel
Copper Ends: BS EN1057 Table X
Operating Conditions
Max Working Pressure: 6 Bar
Testing Pressure: 9 Bar
Max Working Temp: 90
o
C
Application
FlexEJ Small bore Copper ended expansion
joints are used in small bore pipe work systems
to absorb thermal movement in the axial
direction.
Performance
Movements and pressure ratings apply for
temperatures up to 90
o
C. Copper pipe ended
units should not be used above this
temperature.
Installation
Take care when installing the bellow to ensure
no torsion is applied. The unit is supplied at
extended length so no cold pull is required.
The bellow can be installed in any flow
direction. These expansion joints require the
pipe work to be suitably anchored and guided
for correct installation. Take care when
soldering or brazing to ensure no soldering flux
comes into contact with the bellow
convolutions. Doing so could cause a
corrosive chemical reaction and premature
failure. DO NOT USE BELLOWS TO
CORRECT FOR MISALIGNMENT OF PIPING.
Refer FlexEJ bellows installation manual for
further details.
*EJMA Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association
Part No. DN Supplied Axial Spring Effective Force to Pressure Pressure
Length Movet Rate Area Compress Rating Thrust
(comp) (6 Bar)
mm mm N/mm cm2 KgF Bar g KgF
MRCA12X220X6X25 15 220 25 19.1 5.2 49 6 31
MRCA20X230X6X25 20 230 25 19.1 5.2 49 6 31
MRCA25X235X6X25 25 235 25 26.2 8.2 67 6 50
MRCA32X245X6X25 32 245 25 28.5 13.7 73 6 82
MRCA40X250X6X25 40 250 25 35.2 20.4 90 6 123
MRCA50X250X6X25 50 250 25 59.8 32.1 153 6 193
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Union Ended Axial Expansion Joint
Specification
FlexEJ Union end axial movement expansion
joints come with a BSP union swivel at both
ends complete with fibre washer and steel
convoluted bellows. Designed to EJMA*.
Materials
Bellows: 316 Stainless Steel
Union Ends: EN 10242 Female Union Black
Operating Conditions
Max Working Pressure: 6 Bar
Testing Pressure: 9 Bar
Max Working Temp: 150
o
C
Application
FlexEJ Union Ended expansion joints are used in
small bore pipe work heating systems to absorb
thermal movement, in the axial direction.
Malleable iron union ends allow the expansion
joint to be installed quickly and easily.
Performance
Movements and pressure ratings apply for
temperatures up to 150
o
C
Installation
Take care when installing the bellow to ensure
no torsion is applied. The unit is supplied at
extended length so no cold pull is required.
The bellow can be installed in any flow
direction. These expansion joints require the
pipe work to be suitably anchored and guided
for correct installation. DO NOT USE
BELLOWS TO CORRECT FOR
MISALIGNMENT OF PIPING.
Refer FlexEJ bellows installation manual for
further details.
*EJMA Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association
Part No. DN Supplied Axial Spring Effective Force to Pressure Pressure
Length Movet Rate Area Compress Rating Thrust
(comp) (6 Bar)
mm mm N/mm cm2 KgF Bar g KgF
MRUA12X181X6X25 15 181 25 19.1 5.2 49 6 31
MRUA20X187X6X25 20 187 25 19.1 5.2 49 6 31
MRUA25X191X6X25 25 191 25 26.2 8.2 67 6 50
MRUA32X207X6X25 32 207 25 28.5 13.7 73 6 82
MRUA40X215X6X25 40 215 25 35.2 20.4 90 6 123
MRUA50X229X6X25 50 229 25 59.8 32.1 153 6 193
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Flanged Axial Expansion Joint
Section
4
Specification
FlexEJ flanged axial movement expansion joint
with fixed carbon steel raised face flanges drilled
to EN1092-1 PN16, multi-ply stainless steel
convoluted bellows.
Designed to EJMA*.
Materials
Bellow: 316 Stainless Steel
Sleeve: 316 Stainless Steel
Flange: EN 1092-1 PN16
Operating Conditions
Max Working Pressure: 16 Bar
Test Pressure: 24 Bar
Max Working Temperature: 300
o
C
Application
FlexEJ Flanged expansion joints are used in
steel pipe work systems to absorb thermal
movement, in the axial direction. It also reduces
noise and vibrations from pumps and
reciprocating machinery.
Performance
Pressure de-rating factors apply at elevated
temperature.
Installation
Take care when installing the bellow to ensure
no torsion is applied. The orientation of the
bolt holes must be aligned with mating pipe
work flanges so that torsion is not introduced.
The correct length of bolts is essential to
ensure they do not come into contact with the
bellow convolutions. Take care not to cause
damage to the bellow convolutions when
tightening the bolts. The bellow is provided
with an internal flow liner so note the direction
of flow when installing. The unit is supplied at
extended length so no cold pull is required.
These expansion joints require the pipe work
to be suitably anchored and guided for correct
installation. DO NOT USE BELLOWS TO
CORRECT FOR MISALIGNMENT OF PIPING.
Refer FlexEJ bellows installation manual for
further details.
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Flanged Axial Expansion Joint
Technical Data
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Flanged Lateral Expansion Joint
Section
4
NB Movement Length (L) Spring rate
mm +/- mm N/mm
50 75 1000
65 75 1000
80 75 1000
100 75 1000
125 75 1000
150 75 1000
200 75 1000
250 75 1000
300 75 1000
Specification
FlexEJ flanged axial movement expansion joint
with fixed carbon steel raised face flanges drilled
to EN1092-1 PN16, multi-ply stainless steel
convoluted bellows.
Designed to EJMA*.
Materials
Bellow: 316 Stainless Steel
Sleeve: 316 Stainless Steel
Flange: EN 1092-1 PN16
Operating Conditions
Max Working Pressure: 16 Bar
Test Pressure: 24 Bar
Max Working Temperature: 300
o
C
Application
FlexEJ Flanged expansion joints are used in
steel pipe work systems to absorb thermal
movement, in the lateral direction.
Performance
Pressure de-rating factors apply at elevated
temperature.
Custom Design
If you require a custom design please enquire
Installation
Take care when installing the bellow to ensure
no torsion is applied. The orientation of the
bolt holes must be aligned with mating pipe
work flanges so that torsion is not introduced.
The correct length of bolts is essential to
ensure they do not come into contact with the
bellow convolutions. Take care not to cause
damage to the bellow convolutions when
tightening the bolts. The bellow is provided
with an internal flow liner so note the direction
of flow when installing. The unit is supplied at
extended length so no cold pull is required.
These expansion joints require the pipe work
to be suitably anchored and guided for correct
installation. DO NOT USE BELLOWS TO
CORRECT FOR MISALIGNMENT OF PIPING.
Refer FlexEJ bellows installation manual for
further details.
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Flanged Hinge Expansion Joint
NB Movement Length (L) Spring rate
mm +/- mm N/mm
50 5 100 1.7
65 5 110 3.7
80 5 120 6.2
100 5 140 8.7
125 6.5 206 19.7
150 6.5 200 23.4
200 7 222 36.5
250 3.5 177 186
300 3.5
Specification
FlexEJ flanged hinge angular movement expansion
joint with fixed carbon steel raised face flanges
drilled to EN1092-1 PN16, multi-ply stainless steel
convoluted bellows.
Designed to EJMA*.
Materials
Bellow: 321 Stainless Steel
Sleeve: 321 Stainless Steel
Flange: EN 1092-1 PN16
Operating Conditions
Max Working Pressure: 16 Bar
Test Pressure: 24 Bar
Max Working Temperature: -20 / + 120
o
C
Application
FlexEJ Flanged expansion joints are used in
steel pipe work systems to absorb thermal
angular movement.
Performance
Pressure de-rating factors apply at elevated
temperature.
Custom Design
If you require a custom design please enquire
Installation
Take care when installing the bellow to ensure
no torsion is applied. The orientation of the
bolt holes must be aligned with mating pipe
work flanges so that torsion is not introduced.
The correct length of bolts is essential to
ensure they do not come into contact with the
bellow convolutions. Take care not to cause
damage to the bellow convolutions when
tightening the bolts. The bellow is provided
with an internal flow liner so note the direction
of flow when installing. The unit is supplied at
extended length so no cold pull is required.
These expansion joints require the pipe work
to be suitably anchored and guided for correct
installation. DO NOT USE BELLOWS TO
CORRECT FOR MISALIGNMENT OF PIPING.
Refer FlexEJ bellows installation manual for
further details.
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Flanged Gimbal Expansion Joint
Section
4
NB Movement Length (L) Spring rate
mm +/- mm N/mm
50 5 100 1.7
65 5 110 3.7
80 5 120 6.2
100 5 140 8.7
125 6.5 206 19.7
150 6.5 200 23.4
200 7 222 36.5
250 3.5 177 186
300 3.5
Specification
FlexEJ flanged hinge angular movement expansion
joint with fixed carbon steel raised face flanges
drilled to EN1092-1 PN16, multi-ply stainless steel
convoluted bellows.
Designed to EJMA*.
Materials
Bellow: 321 Stainless Steel
Sleeve: 321 Stainless Steel
Flange: EN 1092-1 PN16
Operating Conditions
Max Working Pressure: 16 Bar
Test Pressure: 24 Bar
Max Working Temperature: -20 / + 120
o
C
Application
FlexEJ Flanged expansion joints are used in
steel pipe work systems to absorb thermal
angular movement.
Performance
Pressure de-rating factors apply at elevated
temperature.
Custom Design
If you require a custom design please enquire
Installation
Take care when installing the bellow to ensure
no torsion is applied. The orientation of the
bolt holes must be aligned with mating pipe
work flanges so that torsion is not introduced.
The correct length of bolts is essential to
ensure they do not come into contact with the
bellow convolutions. Take care not to cause
damage to the bellow convolutions when
tightening the bolts. The bellow is provided
with an internal flow liner so note the direction
of flow when installing. The unit is supplied at
extended length so no cold pull is required.
These expansion joints require the pipe work
to be suitably anchored and guided for correct
installation. DO NOT USE BELLOWS TO
CORRECT FOR MISALIGNMENT OF PIPING.
Refer FlexEJ bellows installation manual for
further details.
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Expansion Joints - Installation Instructions
Section
4
Pre-Installation Checks and Precautions
FlexEJ Expansion Joints are fully inspected at the factory and are packaged to arrive at the job site in good
condition. Please, immediately upon receipt at the job site, verify that there is no freight damage; i.e., dents,
broken hardware, loose shipping bars, etc.
Because the bellows expansion joint is required to absorb thermal and/or mechanical movements, the bellows
element must be constructed of a relatively thin material. This requires special installation precautions. The
following steps should be taken prior to installation of the expansion joint into the pipeline or duct.
1. The opening into which the expansion joint will be installed should be examined to verify that the opening for
which the expansion joint was designed does not exceed the installation tolerances designated by the
designer and/or purchaser. If the opening exceeds the tolerance, notify FlexEJ at once for a disposition.
2. The attachment edges of the pipe or duct should be smooth, clean, and parallel to each other.
3. The area around the expansion joint should be cleared of any sharp objects or protrusions. If not removable,
they should be noted so they can be avoided.
4. Expansion joints provided with lifting lugs should be lifted only by the designated lifting lugs. SHIPPING
BARS (PAINTED YELLOW) ARE NOT DESIGNED TO BE LIFTING DEVICES. NEVER USE A CHAIN OR ANY
OTHER HANDLING DEVICES DIRECTLY ON THE BELLOWS ELEMENT OR BELLOWS COVER. For
expansion joints not provided with lifting lugs (i.e. less than 200 Kgs) the best lifting method should be
evaluated at the time of installation.
5. The shipping bars are installed on an expansion joint to maintain shipping length and give the expansion
joint stability during transit and installation. DO NOT REMOVE THE SHIPPING BARS UNTIL THE
INSTALLATION IS COMPLETE.
Installation
The unrestrained Axial Expansion Joint must only be used in straight line pipe runs that have been
ADEQUATELY ANCHORED AND GUIDED. The Axial Expansion Joint may be positioned anywhere in a straight
pipe run. However, the number of anchors, primary and intermediate guides required varies, so it is important
to carefully assess the options available on site. When installing an expansion joint the following precautions
must be taken:
1. Remove any protective covering from the ends of expansion joint. Plywood covers may have been used to
protect flanges or weld ends. Check inside expansion joint for desiccant bags or any other material.
2. When a flow liner is installed in the expansion joint, orientate the expansion joint with FLOW ARROW
POINTING IN DIRECTION OF FLOW.
3. When using lifting lugs, lift the joint to desired location and position into pipeline or ducting.
4. Weld/Soldered End Expansion Joints.
4.1PRIOR TO WELDING/SOLDERING, COVER THE BELLOWS ELEMENT WITH A CHLORIDE FREE FIRE
RETARDANT CLOTH. This is to prevent arc strikes, weld splatter, etc. from damaging the bellows element.
4.2 Using the proper electrode/flux, weld the expansion joint to adjacent piping. DO NOT USE BELLOWS TO
CORRECT FOR MISALIGNMENT OF PIPING UNLESS THIS HAS BEEN CONSIDERED IN THE DESIGN OF
THE EXPANSION JOINT.
5. Flanged End Expansion Joints.
5.1 Orientate expansion joint flanges so that the bolt holes are aligned with the mating flanges. DO NOT
FORCE THE EXPANSION JOINT TO MATCH THE BOLT HOLES OF THE MATING FLANGE. This
causes torsion on the bellows and will severely reduce the bellows capability during operation and
may cause premature failure of the expansion joint. It is good practice to leave one pipe flange loose
until the expansion joint is installed or to purchase an expansion joint with a flange that will rotate.
5.2 Install gaskets and bolt to the required torque recommended by the flange manufacturer.
6. Union End Expansion Joints - Take great care when fitting screwed end expansion joints not to apply any
torsion to the bellows. Expansion joints are damaged very easily when torque. Always use a full Union at
both ends.
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Pipe Anchors & Guides
Straight pipe runs when compensated by unrestrained axial expansion joints tend to buckle under the influence of both,
the internal pressure acting on the bellows and/or the flexibility of the bellows itself. They can also buckle under the
influence of the pressure thrust developed by the bellows, which loads the pipe axially and causes it to act like a straight
beam subjected to compressing axial forces. Besides proper supporting of the pipeline for weight and external forces, it
is of vital importance that the correct alignment of the pipe is maintained to ensure the proper functioning of the
expansion joints. Using a proper guiding system, which shall follow the rules given below, can control the risk of
buckling:
Rule A: The piping system has to be sectionalised by means of fixed points, anchors and guides. Only one expansion
joint must be fitted per section of straight line.
Rule B: The pipe anchors and other restraining devices shall be designed for the full pressure thrust acting on the
effective area of the bellows, plus the bellows spring reaction load. The friction loads generated by the type of
guide/support should also be considered for each section of pipe between anchors.
Axial expansion joints not restraining the pressure thrust
L1< 4 D, L2<14 D
Lf minimum possible
Lg, the maximum distance between two guides at any conditions shall be limited to:
Where:
E, is the modulus of elasticity of the pipe material
J, is the moment of inertia of the pipe cross section
With the mean diameter,
D
3
mp, of the pipe and, e, its wall thickness
S, is the safety factor (recommended: S = 3)
F
i
, is the buckling force consisting of the following components, which may act on the pipe simultaneously:
Fi = Fp + FB + FF,
Where:
F
p
= p.a is the pressure thrust.
The bellows effective area a is given in the FlexEJ data sheets.
F
B
= X.K
B
is the axial displacement force generated by the bellows
The axial displacement, X, of the expansion joint is measured from the neutral axis position. It is positive for
compression and negative for extension. The spring rating, K
B
, is given in the FlexEJ data sheets.
FF = .F
N
defines the friction forces in the pipe guide.
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Expansion Joints - Installation Instructions
Section
4
FLEXEJ LIMITED WARRANTY IS VOID UNLESS THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS ARE FOLLOWED
All the singular forces bring by every guide between on a section of straight run have to be taken in
consideration to calculate the friction axial force. These friction forces will occur when the system is
moving, mainly when the temperature changes or for any other matter. The value of, , which is the friction
coefficient in the guides and supports is given by the support manufacturer and the vertical load, FN,
which are mainly weight loads are given by the pipe stress analysis.
Rule C: When on the same straight pipe run, an axial expansion joint is located adjacent to a pipe reducer.
The loads on the small diameter anchors will have to take into account the full pressure thrust of the
expansion joint. Consideration should be made for eccentric pipe reducers and the effect of an offset load
(l).
Single axial expansion joint located on the large diameter side of a reducer
Rule D: The pipe shall be guided in such a way that no lateral or angular movements allowed
for in the pipe stress analysis or in the expansion joint design, can occur. For small diameters, the guides
have to be spaced in such a way so that snake behaviour of the line can be avoided. To allow free straight
movements of the pipe, the supporting devices of the system shall be designed to reduce the friction and
the risk of binding in the guides.
Single axial expansion joint on a pipe run containing an offset
This application shall be avoided because the pressure thrust developed by the bellows and the friction
forces due to the thermal expansion will introduce a moment in the piping, which may result in an
overstressing of the piping and of the guides.
Pipe Guide Spacing Table
NOTES:
FlexEJ recommends that for ABS, ABSC, ANW, ANF, ANL, UNW, UNF type Bellows Expansion Joints the
first guide be located within four (4) pipe diameters from the expansion joint and the second guide be
located within a distance of fourteen (14) pipe diameters from the first guide. The remaining guides are to
be in accordance with the table below.
The table on the next page shows the recommended MAXIMUM Spacing of Intermediate Pipe Guides for
Applications Involving Axial Movement Only. (Values Based on Standard Weight of Carbon Steel Pipe.)
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After Installation But Prior To The Hydro Test
Pre-Test Checks
1. Inspect entire system to insure that anchors, guides and pipe supports are installed in strict accordance with
piping system drawings. A pipe guide spacing chart is provided on the previous page to aid in this check.
2. ANCHORS MUST BE DESIGNED FOR THE TEST PRESSURE THRUST LOADS. Expansion joints exert a
force equal to the test pressure times the effective Area of the bellows during hydro test. Pressure thrust at
design pressure may be found on the individual drawings. Refer to EJMA Safety Recommendations.
3. If the system media is gaseous, check to determine if the piping and/or the expansion joint may require
additional temporary supports due to the weight of water during testing.
4. REMOVE SHIPPING BARS (PAINTED YELLOW) PRIOR TO HYDROTESTING. Shipping bars are not
designed for hydrostatic pressure thrust loads.
5. Hydrostatically test pipeline and expansion joint. ONLY CHLORIDE FREE WATER SHOULD BE USED FOR
HYDROTEST (published reports indicate chloride attack as low as 3 PPM). Water should not be left standing
in the bellows.
General Precautions
1. Cleaning agents, soaps and solvents may contain chlorides, caustics, or sulfides and can cause stress
corrosion which appears only after a bellows is put into service.
2. Wire brushes, steel wool and other abrasives should not be used on the bellows element.
3. Hydrostatic test pressure should not exceed 1.5 times the rated working pressure unless the expansion joint
was specifically designed for this test pressure.
4. Some types of insulation leach chlorides when wet. Only chloride free insulation materials should be used for
insulating an expansion joint.
For all other pipe sizes refer to the Standards of The Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association.
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FLEXIBLE HOSES
TYPE FBH SERIES EPDM RUBBER FANCOIL HOSE
Section
5
DESIGN CONDITIONS MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION IDENTIFICATION
Max. Working Pressure 15.0 Bar Hose EPDM (KTW & WBC approved) Manufacturer, Nom Bore,
Temperature Rating - 20.0 / +110.0 C Outer Braid 304 Stainless Steel Country of origin,
Max. Test Pressure 30.0 Bar Ferrules Stainless Steel Date of manufacture,
Guarantee 10 Years Fittings Nickel Plated Brass Type No.
SPECIFICATION
FlexEJ type FBH fancoil hose manufactured from EPDM rubber with stainless steel outer braid and nickel plated brass
end fittings.
End fittings attached by swaged stainless steel ferrules. Refer to next page for end fitting options.
ALL FLEXEJ TYPE FBH HOSES ARE SUPPLIED WITH A MANUFACTURERS 10 YEAR GUARANTEE.
N.B. Please note that all pressure ratings are affected by the length of each assembly and the liquids & inhibitors that
may be being used. The above ratings are guidelines only and should be verified prior to installation.
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
FBH EPDM hoses are designed to allow maximum flexibility for misalignment of pipe work and vibration isolation from
Fancoil units and are suitable for heating and chilled water systems. The EPDM lining is ageing resistant in heating
systems. Due to the flexibility of this range of hoses, special care must be taken during installation - always refer to the
installation guide prior to installation.
ACCESSORIES
FBH hoses can be provided with vapour sealed Armaflex Class O insulation when required on chilled water
applications.
TECHNICAL DATA
NOMINAL HOSE HOSE MIN.LENGTH MIN.LENGTH PRESSURE PRESSURE
BORE LENGTH I/DIA 90 BEND 180 BEND RATING 65C RATING 20C
mm mm mm mm Bar Bar
300
13 (1/2) 450 13.0 258 352 6.0 15.0
600
300
20 (3/4) 450 19.0 344 470 6.0 12.0
600
300
25 (1) 450 25.0 423 580 6.0 10.0
600
FLEXIBLE HOSE END FITTING OPTIONS (HVAC)
END FITTING OPTION DESCRIPTION NOMINAL BORE
CF Compression Fitting 10, 12, 15
c/w Brass Nut and Olive 22 & 28mm
CF Swivel Female Nut 1/2, 3/4, 1
c/w Cone Seat
PF Nickel Plated Brass 10, 12, 15
'PUSHFIT' & 0022mm
c/w John Guest, Tectite,
or other fittings
SF Swivel Female Nut 1/2, 3/4, 1
c/w Flat Face Seat
& Fibre Washer
SP 35mm Long Brass 10, 12, 15
Standpipe end 22 & 25mm
To suit copper fittings
PM Fixed Male 1/2, 3/4, 1
c/w Parallel Thread
TM Fixed Male 1/2, 3/4, 1
c/w BSP Taper Male
EF 90 Elbow with Swivel 1/2, 3/4, 1
Female Nut
c/w Flat Face Seat
& Fibre Washer
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NB. Please check that the fittings you require are compatible with the bore size of hose for the specific application.
32mm & 40mm bore product details are available upon request.
Resistance and compatibility details of chemicals and fluids are available upon request.
Any variation of hose assembly can be made to meet your requirements.
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FLEXIBLE HOSES
TYPE FSH SERIES METALLIC BRAIDED FLEXIBLE HOSE
Section
6
DESIGN CONDITIONS MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION IDENTIFICATION
Max. Working Pressure To suit specific Hose 321 / 316 Stainless Steel As required acc. to P.E.D.
Temperature Rating client applictions Outer Braid 304 Stainless Steel 97/23/EC
Max. Test Pressure Ferrules Stainless Steel
Fittings Carbon or stainless Steel
SPECIFICATION
FlexEJ type FSH metallic flexible hose to suit client's specific pressure, temperature, movements or
vibration applications.
End fittings to suit client specific requirements. Refer to next page for end fitting examples.
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
FSH metallic flexible hoses are designed to allow maximum flexibility for misalignment of pipe work, compensate for
pipe line thermal expansion and vibration isolation.
Due to the flexibility of this range of hoses, special care must be taken during installation - always refer to installation
instructions.
ACCESSORIES
FSH hoses can be provided with vapour sealed Armaflex class 'O' insulation when required on chilled water
applications.
TECHNICAL DATA
NOMINAL HOSE HOSE Dimms HOSE Dimms MIN.BEND PRESSURE Number of
BORE LENGTH I/Dia O/Dia RADIUS RATING 20C Outer Braids
mm mm mm mm Bar
6 (1/4)
through to Unlimited Size Dependant Size Dependant Size Dependant Size Dependant Size and
250 (10) Refer to sheet Refer to sheet Refer to sheet Refer to sheet Pressure
6-4 and 6-5 6-4 and 6-5 6-4 and 6-5 6-4 and 6-5 Dependant
TYPICAL FLEXIBLE HOSE END FITTING OPTIONS (HVAC)
END FITTING OPTION DESCRIPTION NOMINAL BORE
CF Compression Fitting 13, 20, 25
c/w Brass Nut and Olive
1/2, 3/4, 1
SCF Swivel Female Nut 13, 20, 25
c/w Cone Seat
1/2, 3/4, 1
PF Nickel Plated Brass 13
'PUSHFIT'
c/w John Guest, Tectite, 1/2
OR other fittings
SFF Swivel Female Nut 13, 20, 25
c/w Flat Face Seat
1/2, 3/4, 1
SP 25mm Long Brass 13, 20, 25
Stub pipe end
To suit copper fittings 1/2, 3/4, 1
PM Fixed Male 13, 20, 25
c/w Parallel Thread
1/2, 3/4, 1
TM Fixed Male 13, 20, 25
c/w BSP Taper Male
1/2, 3/4, 1
EF 90 Elbow with Swivel 13, 20, 25
Female Nut
c/w Flat Face Seat 1/2, 3/4, 1
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METAL HOSE DESIGN
Section
6
Influence of the service conditions
on the metal hose design
In view of the wide variety of potential applications the working
pressures and bending radius stated in the technical tables can
only be used as a guideline. They are valid for predominantly
static stress and room temperature (20 C). The bursting pressure
of the hoses is a factor of 4X greater than the working pressure
stated in the tables. The maximum allowable testing pressure is
1.5X the working pressure. The actual service conditions (i.e.
pulsating and discontinuous demand, type and frequency of
motion, higher working temperature etc) exert additional
demands on the hose material. These influences must be taken
into account when determining the safe working and working life
of the hose assemblies using the tables and formulae given here.
Single motion
Minimum bending radius for single motion tested according to
ISO 10380 7.4.2 - picture 2.
Repeated motion
For repeated motion without major dynamic demand.
Dynamic motion
For dynamic motion the radius Rb is to be re-calculated
according to the table with the help of the corrective factors ft
and fdyn.
The allowed working pressure is calculated
as follows:
P
toel.
=P
max.
.f
t
.f
dyn
P
toel. = Allowed (bar)
working pressure
P
max = Max. working (bar)
pressure acc. to table
f
t = Reduction factor for (without dimensions)
increased temperature
f
dyn. = Reduction factor for (without dimensions)
dynamic demand
The allowed bending radius is calculated
as follows:
R
dyn. = Bending radius for (mm)
dynamic demand
R
b = Bending radius for (mm)
repeated motion acc.
to table
f
t = Reduction factor for (without dimensions)
increased temperature
f
dyn. = Reduction factor for (without dimensions)
dynamic demand
R
dyn.
=
R
b
(
1,09 + f
t
.f
dyn.
+
1
+
1
)
____ __ ____
2,98 f
t
f
dyn.
UFBX DN 6 - DN 200
UFC DN 6 DN 80
Stainless steel hose, annular corrugations
Design UFBX / UFC 0 UFBX / UFC 1 UFBX / UFC 2
Corrugated hose Corrugated hose Corrugated hose
without braiding with one braiding with two braidings
Material No. Austenitic, stainless steel
Hose Braiding
(BS 1449 Part 2) (BS 1554)
321S31/ similar to AISI 321 304S31/
316S11 / similar to AISI 316 L similar to AISI 304
Other materials available on request
Temperature usable from -200C to +600C
When ordering please specify:
l Type of hose [UFBX / UFC...]
l Hose material [321/316]
l Nominal diameter [DN]
l Total length [TL]
l Number of braiding
l End fittings (Type and material)
l Design pressure
l Working pressure
l Design temperature
l Working temperature
Please use correction factors for the
permissible pressure and bending
radius through increased temperature
or dynamic stress from the catalogue
sheet "Design of metal hoses"
DN Type Dimensions Bend radius Max working Weight
Internal External Single Dynamic pressure
diameter diameter motion motion at 20
0
d
1
Tol d
2
d
3
Tol Rst Rb P max ( 10%)
mm inch (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (bar) (kg/m)
UFBX 0 9.8 - 0.3 16 110 10.0 0.08
6
1
/4" UFBX 1 7.0 0.25 - 11.5 0.4 25 110 167.0 0.16
UFBX 2 - 13.1 0.5 25 110 220.0 0.25
UFBX 0 11.8 - 0.3 20 130 10.0 0.12
8
5
/16" UFBX 1 8.3 0.25 - 13.5 0.4 32 130 136.0 0.23
UFBX 2 - 15.2 0.5 32 130 210.0 0.33
UFBX 0 14.6 - 0.3 22 150 5.5 0.16
10
3
/8" UFBX 1 10.3 0.25 - 16.3 0.4 38 150 100 0.27
UFBX 2 - 18.0 0.5 38 150 178.0 0.38
UFBX 0 19.3 - 0.3 24 165 5.5 0.17
12
1
/2" UFBX 1 14.9 0.30 - 20.9 0.4 45 165 74.0 0.35
UFBX 2 - 22.6 0.5 45 165 103.0 0.52
UFBX 0 21.7 - 0.3 28 195 5.0 0.28
16
5
/8" UFBX 1 16.3 0.30 - 23.4 0.4 50 195 70.0 0.46
UFBX 2 - 25.1 0.5 50 195 125.0 0.63
UFBX 0 25.5 - 0.3 30 200 4.1 0.27
20
3
/4" UFBX 1 20.1 0.30 - 27.4 0.4 70 200 65.0 0.53
UFBX 2 - 29.3 0.5 70 200 86.0 0.79
UFBX 0 33.3 - 0.4 44 200 4.1 0.32
25 1" UFBX 1 27.4 0.40 - 35.8 0.5 85 200 50.0 0.71
UFBX 2 - 38.3 0.6 85 200 76.0 1.10
UFBX 0 40.7 - 0.4 55 250 3.4 0.40
32 1
1
/4" UFBX 1 34.3 0.40 - 43.2 0.5 105 250 39.0 0.86
UFBX 2 - 45.7 0.6 105 250 57.0 1.32
UFBX 0 47.5 - 0.4 70 250 2.4 0.67
40 1
1
/2" UFBX 1 39.4 0.40 - 50.0 0.5 127 250 35.0 1.19
UFBX 2 - 52.5 0.6 127 250 55.0 1.71
UFBX 0 61.7 - 0.4 90 350 1.0 0.82
50 2" UFBX 1 53.0 0.40 - 64.2 0.5 160 350 30.0 1.56
UFBX 2 - 66.7 0.6 160 350 44.0 2.29
UFBX 0 76.1 - 0.4 110 410 1.0 1.80
65 2
1
/2" UFBX 1 64.3 0.40 - 78.6 0.5 200 410 26.0 2.68
UFBX 2 - 81.1 0.6 200 410 46.0 3.57
UFBX 0 89.4 - 0.4 130 450 1.0 2.21
80 3" UFBX 1 76.5 0.40 - 91.9 0.5 230 450 22.0 3.29
UFBX 2 - 94.5 0.6 230 450 40.0 4.37
UFBX 0 119.0 - 0.6 131 530 0.1 1.81
100 4" UFBX 1 100.0 0.50 - 122.6 0.7 218 530 20.0 3.89
UFBX 0 145.6 - 0.7 189 800 0.1 2.58
125 5" UFBX 1 124.9 0.60 - 150.4 0.8 315 800 20.0 6.00
UFBX 0 173.2 - 0.8 216 1050 0.1 3.55
150 6" UFBX 1 150.4 0.70 - 178.0 0.9 360 1050 23.0 8.28
UFBX 0 227.0 - 0.9 281 1300 0.1 4.75
200 8" UFBX 1 200.7 0.80 - 231.8 1.0 468 1300 15.0 10.46
Reproduction not permitted Subject to changes in design Larger diameters available on request
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UFBX
Standard pitch high pressure hose with high flexibility
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Close pitch high pressure hose with high flexibility
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DN Type Dimensions Bend radius Max working Weight
Internal External Single Dynamic pressure
diameter diameter motion motion at 20
0
d
1
Tol d
2
d
3
Tol Rst Rb P max ( 10%)
mm inch (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (mm) (bar) (kg/m)
UFC 0 13.0 - 0.3 16 100 10.0 0.20
6
1
/4" UFC 1 7.0 0.25 - 14.5 0.4 25 100 171.0 0.31
UFC 2 - 15.9 0.5 25 100 305.0 0.42
UFC 0 12.0 - 0.3 20 140 10.0 0.19
8
5
/16" UFC 1 8.3 0.25 - 13.4 0.4 38 140 164.0 0.41
UFC 2 - 14.7 0.5 38 140 210.0 0.29
UFC 0 17.8 - 0.3 22 150 5.5 0.29
10
3
/8" UFC 1 10.3 0.25 - 19.3 0.4 40 150 151.0 0.48
UFC 2 - 20.7 0.5 40 150 260.0 0.67
UFC 0 21.8 - 0.3 24 165 5.5 0.17
12
1
/2" UFC 1 14.9 0.30 - 13.3 0.4 50 165 114.0 0.35
UFC 2 - 24.7 0.5 50 165 205.0 0.52
UFC 0 26.9 - 0.3 28 200 5.0 0.37
16
5
/8" UFC 1 16.3 0.30 - 28.6 0.4 50 200 90.8 0.64
UFC 2 - 30.2 0.5 50 200 163.0 0.91
UFC 0 28.0 - 0.3 30 200 4.1 0.48
20
3
/4" UFC 1 20.1 0.30 - 30.2 0.4 70 200 90.8 0.86
UFC 2 - 32.3 0.5 70 200 150 1.20
UFC 0 35.0 - 0.4 40 200 4.1 0.64
25 1" UFC 1 27.4 0.40 - 37.2 0.5 90 200 79.4 1.10
UFC 2 - 39.3 0.6 90 200 120.0 1.60
UFC 0 46.5 - 0.4 55 250 3.2 1.30
32 1
1
/4" UFC 1 34.3 0.40 - 48.8 0.5 108 250 59.0 2.30
UFC 2 - 50.7 0.6 108 250 89.0 3.30
UFC 0 54.5 - 0.4 70 250 2.4 1.20
40 1
1
/2" UFC 1 39.4 0.40 - 56.7 0.5 127 250 46.0 1.90
UFC 2 - 58.8 0.6 127 250 71.0 2.70
UFC 0 65.5 - 0.4 90 350 1.0 1.30
50 2" UFC 1 53.0 0.40 - 68.5 0.5 175 350 40.2 2.30
UFC 2 - 70.9 0.6 175 350 50.0 3.30
UFC 0 85.5 - 0.4 110 410 1.0 2.00
65 2
1
/2" UFC 1 64.3 0.40 - 88.2 0.5 200 410 35.5 3.30
UFC 2 - 90.7 0.6 200 410 50.0 4.60
UFC 0 97.7 - 0.4 130 450 1.0 2.50
80 3" UFC 1 76.5 0.40 - 100.0 0.5 200 450 28.1 4.00
UFC 2 - 103.0 0.6 200 450 50.0 5.50
Reproduction not permitted Subject to changes in design Larger diameters available on request
Correction factors for dynamic demand
Motion / *Flow Without vibration, low low vibration, frequent strong vibration,rhythmical
and slow motion uniform motion ongoing motion
Stationary or slow 1,00 0,80 0,40
uniform flow
Pulsating and swelling flow 0,80 0,64 0,32
Rhythmical and 0,40 0,32 0,16
discontinuous flow
*An internal liner should be used when the flow velocity of the medium is exeeding the following values:-Hose without braiding : gas
30m/s, liquid 15m/s-Hose with braiding: gas 45m/s, liquid 22.5m/s
Calculation example
Stainless steel corrugated hose material AISI 321 , UFBX 1 DN 50 is installed at a temperature of 263 C. It is exposed to
low vibration and frequent uniform motion with pulsating and swelling flow.
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CORRECTION FACTORS FOR HOSE SYSTEMS
R
dyn.
=
R
b
(
1,09 + f
t
.f
dyn.
+
1
+
1
)
____ __ ____
2,98 f
t
f
dyn.
R
dyn.
=
350
(
1,09 + 0.71-0.64 +
1
+
1
)
____
____ ____
2,98
0.71 0.64
P
max
= 30 bar,
R
b
= 350mm. f
t
= 0.71 f
dyn.
= 0,64
P
toel.
= P
max.
. f
t
. f
dyn.
P
max
= 30 - 0.71 - 0.64
P
max
= 13.6 bar
R
dyn.
= 530 mm
Temperature de-rating factors:
Temperature C
Material -200 20 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 650
to -20
Derating Factors
1.4306 1 1 0.89 0.72 0.64 0.58 0.54 0.5 0.48 0.46 0.44 0.43 0.43 A
SS304L
1.4301 1 1 0.9 0.73 0.66 0.6 0.55 0.51 0.49 0.48 0.46 0.46 0.46 A A
SS304
1.4541 1 1 0.93 0.83 0.78 0.74 0.7 0.66 0.64 0.62 0.6 0.59 0.58 A A
SS321
1.4404 1 1 0.9 0.73 0.67 0.61 0.58 0.53 0.51 0.5 0.49 0.47 0.47 A
SS316L
1.4401 1 1 0.91 0.78 0.7 0.65 0.61 0.57 0.55 0.53 0.52 0.51 0.5 A A
SS316
1.4571 1 1 0.92 0.8 0.76 0.72 0.68 0.64 0.62 0.6 0.59 0.58 0.58 A
SS316Ti
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Metallic Flexible Corrugated Hose Assemblies Installation & Safety Guides


FlexEJ metallic flexible corrugated hose assemblies are designed to meet pre-defined parameters of maximum
operating conditions. It is therefore important to ensure the flexible hose assembly meets the intended service
conditions.

Prior to placing a metallic flexible hose assembly in to service, as a minimum, consideration should be given to
ensuring the flexible hose assembly will meet all aspects of the application, in respect of pressure, temperature,
materials compatible with intended service, bend radius requirement, flow velocity, end fitting specification and end
fitting attachment method.

The known integrity of the flexible hose assembly is important to the safety of any application. If in doubt ask.

Pressure: Flexible metallic hose assemblies must not be used above their maximum design pressure.

Shock pressure: Pulsating, surge or shock pressure will affect the life of a flexible hose assembly. Such pressure
conditions must not exceed 50% of the flexible hose assembly maximum rated design pressure.

Temperature: Metallic flexible corrugated hose assemblies generally provide a good design temperature range.
FlexEJ stated maximum design pressures with weld (TIG) attached end fittings are based on ambient temperature
condition. When using flexible metallic hose assemblies at temperatures above ambient condition it is important to
take into consideration pressure/temperature de-rating factors See Appendix

Bend radius: Care should be taken to ensure the flexible hose assembly is not installed and working with a bend
radius below its published minimum design bend radius. Published minimum bend radius figures cover both static
and flexing installations. Failure to consider this can result in fatigue and premature failure. Avoid installations
resulting in sharp bending immediately behind the flexible hose end fitting.

Flow Velocity: High velocities can lead to premature fatigue failure of a corrugated flexible hose assembly. A
metallic stripwound interlocking liner should be considered and introduced if flow velocity exceeds:-

Flexible corrugated hose assembly without external braid reinforcement if gas flow exceeds 30
metres/second or in the case of liquid 15 metres/second
Flexible corrugated hose assembly with external braid reinforcement if gas flow exceeds 45 metres/second
or in the case of liquid 22.5 metres/second

When a hose assembly is installed in a bend, these values should be reduced by 50% for a 90 degree bend, 25% for
a 45 degree bend and appropriately in proportion to the angle of bend.

With higher velocity the next larger bore size should be used with a stripwound liner

End Fitting Specification: Selection of the correct specification of end fitting is important to a safe application. The
end fitting should be suitable for the extremes of pressure and temperature.

End Fitting attachment: Ensure the end fitting attachment method is compatible with the application, particular the
operating temperature. Most metallic flexible corrugated hose assemblies employ weld (TIG) attachment which will
perform at the higher temperature range but other attachments are used, such as, brazing (silver solder) which have
limitation on temperature performance.

Do not Torque: Flexible metallic corrugated hose assemblies must never be subjected to torque or twisting during
installation and application.

To avoid this condition during installation use as a minimum a swivel end fitting at one end of the flexible
hose. The fixed end should always be connected first.
For movement applications always install the flexible hose assembly so the movement occurs in one plane
only, and in the plane of bending.

Failure to apply these rules will result in premature failure.
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Metallic Flexible Corrugated Hose Assemblies Installation & Safety Guides


Axial movement: Flexible corrugated hose assemblies are not designed for in-line axial movement and should not be
subjected to compression or extension during application service.

Abrasion/rubbing: Do not allow flexible corrugated hose assemblies to rub on other objects or equipment. This can be
particularly damaging if the hose assembly is installed on a flexing application or being used for vibration movement.
Premature and catastrophic failure can occur especially if the pressure restraining braid is damaged and weakened.

Corrosion: Correct selection of materials is important when considering flexible corrugated hose assemblies for transferring
chemicals or if used in a chemical environment.

Metallic flexible corrugated hose assemblies produced of commercial grade stainless steel materials, including 316L are not
suitable for transferring seawater or seawater contact. Premature failure caused by pitting corrosion or fatigue cracking of the
corrugated flexible tube will occur.

Refer attached illustration guide for correct installation recommendations.

Maintenance, inspection and testing: Having placed in to service a well designed, manufactured and tested flexible hose
assembly, consideration should be given to on-going maintenance, inspection and testing. Depending upon the severity of
the application the life expectancy of a flexible hose assembly will be effected. Users should ensure all flexible hose
assemblies are subject to periodic inspection. As a minimum this should include a regular periodic visual inspection to check
for any wear or damage to the flexible hose that may affect its continuing service. Re-testing of hose assemblies is
recommended at least annually. The test pressure should be 1.5 times the maximum working or design pressure. When
used in arduous or safety critical applications a planned maintenance replacement programme is recommended.

Temperature de-rating factors:

Material
Temperature C
-200
to -20
20 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 650
Derating Factors
1.4306
SS304L
1 1 0.89 0.72 0.64 0.58 0.54 0.5 0.48 0.46 0.44 0.43 0.43 A
1.4301
SS304
1 1 0.9 0.73 0.66 0.6 0.55 0.51 0.49 0.48 0.46 0.46 0.46 A A
1.4541
SS321
1 1 0.93 0.83 0.78 0.74 0.7 0.66 0.64 0.62 0.6 0.59 0.58 A A
1.4404
SS316L
1 1 0.9 0.73 0.67 0.61 0.58 0.53 0.51 0.5 0.49 0.47 0.47 A
1.4401
SS316
1 1 0.91 0.78 0.7 0.65 0.61 0.57 0.55 0.53 0.52 0.51 0.5 A A
1.4571
SS316Ti
1 1 0.92 0.8 0.76 0.72 0.68 0.64 0.62 0.6 0.59 0.58 0.58 A

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Typical Installation and Operating Instructions


Correct and incorrect installation modes are shown in the following charts:



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Flanged Air & Dirt Separator
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7
FlexEJ Air & Dirt Separators can be used in both heating and cooling
systems to remove trapped air and dirt particles from the fluid.
The FlexEJ Air & Dirt separator is supplied with vent, drain and
auto air eliminator valves.
Materials
Pipe Body & Piping: Carbon Steel
Flanges: BS4504 PN16
Air Vent: Brass
Rating
Max Working Pressure: 10 Bar
Test Pressure: 16 Bar
Max Working Temp: 110
o
C
Part No. DN O/Dia Dim Dim Dim Dim Weight Nominal
A B C D E Flow Rate
@1.5m/s
mm mm mm mm mm kg m3/hr
FEJ.CVAD40 40 168 350 340 550 120 11 7.6
FEJ.CVAD50 50 168 350 340 550 120 12 12.2
FEJ.CVAD65 65 168 350 340 550 120 13 20.4
FEJ.CVAD80 80 219 460 490 700 195 21 28.2
FEJ.CVAD100 100 219 460 490 700 195 24 47.6
FEJ.CVAD125 125 273 630 720 930 310 41 72.3
FEJ.CVAD150 150 324 630 720 930 310 50 103.3
FEJ.CVAD200 200 406 780 800 1010 350 69 174.3
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Flanged Air & Dirt Separator
Application
Combines the removal of air and dirt in a single unit; helps to avoid problems such as pump failure, energy
loss and corrosion. Dirt and sludge is drained off manually, whilst the automatic air vent is constantly
operating.
Performance
Optimum performance at or below the given nominal flow rate and between -10
o
C and 110
o
C; operating
at greater than the nominal flow rate will reduce the performance of the unit. Direction of flow is at
users option.
Installation
Ideally should be installed at the hottest point of the system or on the return leg of chilling systems. Should
be installed upstream of rotating equipment, valves etc to offer best protection from dirt and entrained air.
Pressure Drop
Calculated pressure drop for the Air & Dirt Separator
100
1000
10000
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1
Flow M3/Hr
P
r
e
s
s
u
r
e

D
r
o
p

P
a
DN40 DN50 DN65 DN80 DN100 DN125 DN150 DN200
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Dosing Pots
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7
Dosing pots are required in order to feed liquid
chemicals, such as corrosion inhibitors or antifreeze,
into closed systems safely.
All FlexEJ Dosing Pots are supplied with:
Drainage Valve Return Flow Valve
Flow Valve Non Return Valve
Wall Brackets Filling Valve
Carbon Steel Pipe Body Tundish
Air Release Valve
It is important that the dosing pot is correctly attached
to the system to allow rapid chemical feed. Choose a
location near a main pipe run or system header.
For capacities and dimension see attached drawings
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7
Introduction
Dosing pots are required in order to feed liquid chemicals,
such as corrosion inhibitors or antifreeze, into closed systems safely.
All Dosing Pots are supplied with:
1. Drainage Valve 6. Return Flow Valve
2. Flow Valve 7. Non Return Valve
3. Wall Brackets 8. Filling Valve
4. Steel Pipe Body 9. Tundish
5. Air Release Valve
Installing & Maintaining Your Dosing Pot
It is important that the dosing pot is correctly attached to the system to allow rapid chemical feed. Choose
a location near a main pipe run or system header. Fasten the chemical dosing pot securely in place using
the brackets attached to the back of the steel body.
Pipe the drain valve away to a safe disposal point. It is best to connect to the system across the flow and
return pipe work. The flow connection should be made to the appropriately named Flow Valve at the
bottom of the pot and the return connection made to the appropriately named Return Valve.
For all working conditions please refer to the data sheet provided. The Dosing Pot should not be operated
outside of these limits.
After long term use the valves may wear. They should be inspected periodically and if necessary replaced.
The Dosing Pot itself should also be checked periodically for corrosion and other wear. A 1mm corrosion
allowance has been incorporated into the design. If corrosion is found to be greater than 1mm the pot
should be removed and replaced.
A non return valve is fitted below the filling valve to prevent blow back occurring. The Dosing Pot could
reach temperatures of up to 120oc.
PPE appropriate for the working temperature and chemicals being used must be worn.
Hazard Warnings should be fitted at the installation location and be visible to the operator
in order to prevent the operator from causing harm to themselves or others.
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Tundish
Filling Valve
Air Release Valve
Flow Valve
Non
Return
Valve
Return
Flow
Valve
Mounting
Brackets
Drain Valve
Dosing Pot Components
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Dosing pot Installation Manual
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7
Step 1 - Isolate Pot
Close All Valves
Step 2 - Drain Pot
Ensure drain is piped away to safe disposal
Open Filling and Drain Valves
Step 3 - Fill Pot
Close Drain Valve
Pour Chemical into Tundish
Open Filling Valve
Step 4 - Release Air
Open Air Release Valve until liquid appears
Valves
Closed
Valves
Closed
Valves
Closed
Valve
Closed
Valve
Closed
Valve
Open
Valve
Open
Open valve
after filling
tundish
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Valves
Closed
Valves
Open
Step 5 Inject Chemicals
Close Filling and Drain Valves
Open Flow and Return Valves
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Engineered Metal Expansion Joints
Section
10
FlexEJ have an extensive in-house
capability to design metal expansion
joints to meet your precise application
and requirements.
Our experience ranges through:
Diameters:
25mm to over 2500mm
Pipe materials:
Carbon Steel, CrMo, 304/H,
316/L/H, Titanium
Bellows material:
321/H, 316/L, Alloy 625,
Alloy 825, Titanium
Refractory lined cold wall
and abrasion resistant
Floating hardware, Tied,
Hinge, Gimbal, Pressure
Balanced, Flanged, Weld
End, Vanstone
We design and manufacture to:
EJMA
B31.3 / Appendix X
EN14917
PED
together with associated end user or project
specifications.
We offer single ply, multiply and two-ply testable
bellows manufactured using the expanding
mandrel process.
This process also known as punch forming -
allows a very wide range of bellows profiles to
be manufactured without incurring large tooling
costs or long process times.
As a result FlexEJ can engineer expansion joints
which are specific to your requirements.
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Engineered Metal Expansion Joints
Material traceability and NDT are managed through
a specially developed data base which integrates
with our business system.
The database allows for instant reporting of material and
inspection status together with indexing / retrieval of
certification for the manufacturing data book.
FlexEJ products serve a very wide range of
industries: HVAC, Industrial, Power Generation,
Refinery, Petrochemical and Research.
Challenging applications we have manufactured
expansion joints for include:
Styrene
Fluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC)
Flue Gas / Cat Circuit
HP Steam
Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)
High Vacuum
Penetration Seals
GT Bleed Air
Relief Valve Steam Nuclear
As a designer of expansion joints we are able to
offer the best performance / price package to
suit your specific needs.
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Pressure Vessels
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10
Packages & Projects
Our pressure vessel design
capability allows us to
engineer the optimum
package to best suit your
specific needs.
We are also able to package
the pressure vessel to your
requirements and include
your free issue items if
needed.
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Pressure Vessels
FlexEJ specialises in the production of small to medium
size pressure vessels with demanding technical and
quality requirements.
Typical diameter: to 3,000mm
Typical Weight: to 15,000Kg
FlexEJ has a complete vessel
design capability including full
calculations to the desired
design code ASME or EN
and PED.
Alternatively we offer build-to
-print where the code
calculation has been completed
by others and the design
envelope exists.
We work in a wide variety of materials including:
Carbon Steel CrMo
304/L, 316/L Duplex
Alloy 625, 825 Titanium
Material traceability and NDT are
managed through a specially
developed data base which
integrates with our business system.
The database allows for instant
reporting of material and inspection
status together with indexing /
retrieval of certification for the
manufacturing data book.
Pressure Boundary
FlexEJ also frequently manufactures
vessels for OEMs which form the
pressure boundary for filters,
strainers, de-misters, separators,
heaters and silencers.
We understand the needs of
equipment manufacturers and the
project specification requirements.
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Manufacturing Services & OEM
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10
FlexEJ undertakes ongoing series
manufacturing on behalf of original equipment
suppliers (OEMs).
This work requires very close cooperation between
the parties and our absolute commitment to on
time, error free deliveries, same time, same day,
every week or whatever delivery pattern is
required.
We have developed management systems to
ensure our component stock, fabrication stock and
final assembly stock levels are optimised to meet
both the forecast and instant delivery demands of
our customers.
FlexEJ manufactures, for example, piping kits for
two commercial boiler manufacturers.
These kits comprise in-house fabrications
assembled with bought-out components to provide
a single, complete supply.
The kits are either of our own design or the OEMs;
we are happy to find the solution that fulfils the
need most competitively.
FlexEJ work with OEMs to develop and improve
products and processes on a continuing basis.
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Welding & Packaging
FlexEJs capability, skills and experience can be applied
to many different fields of activity:
Thin material welding typically 0.5mm to 3mm thick -
in stainless steel, high nickel alloys, Titanium, Duplex
Pipe spool fabrication
Packaging with free issue or bought in components
System assembly
Welding very thin materials
FlexEJ routinely welds very thin materials in the range 0.3 to
2mm thick.
The materials are typically stainless steels, high Nickel alloys
(625, 800, 825), Titanium and Duplex.
We also have experience with welding very thin perforated
plate used to manufacture strainer baskets, silencer internals
and filters.
These skills and experience may be applied to a wide range
of products.
All our welders are coded; most have both ASME and EN
qualifications
Packaging
FlexEJ has frequently worked with OEMs who provide kits of
parts to integrate into the final package to be shipped.
These parts may be vessel or filter internals which are
welded into the pressure boundary vessel we manufacture or
valves and instruments mounted on the outside of the
pressure vessel.
Our experience allows us to provide a comprehensive service
to any OEM looking for a long term pressure fabrication
partner capable of packaging and delivering a finished
product.
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HVAC Products
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FlexEJ have a wide range of products
suited to the needs of the HVAC industry:
Rubber Expansion Joints
Metal Expansion Joints
Metal Hose Assemblies
Rubber Hose Assemblies
Air & Dirt Separators
Dosing Pots
Metal Expansion Joints
Our range of standard metal expansion joints is complemented by a full design and build capability for metal
expansion joints allowing us to meet any system requirements.
Rubber Expansion Joints
There is a very wide choice for HVAC services based on the
precise application and place of use.
For lower temperature
sanitary services the
Elaflex ERP is a good
choice, the Elaflex
ERV-R suits medium
temperature and potable
water services and for high
temperatures the DIN4809
Elaflex ROTEX should be
applied. For sewage and
dirty water the ERV-CR can
be used.
For Technical Assistance and Sales Contact: FlexEJ Ltd
Tel: +44 (0) 1384 881188 Fax: +44 (0) 1384 896875 Email: sales@flexej.co.uk Web: www.flexej.co.uk
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HVAC Products
Air & Dirt Separators
Our range of Air & Dirt Separators caters for line sizes of
DN40 to DN200 and are supplied with air vent and drain
valves.
Dosing pots
Our range of Dosing pots are available with capacities of
3.5 litres to 25 litres and are supplied complete with
valves and tundish.
Tel: +44 (0) 1384 881188
Fax: +44 (0) 1384 896875
Email: sales@flexej.co.uk
Web: www.flexej.co.uk