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A joint reliance

TWINFLEX
FLEXIBLE RUBBER JOINT

T W I N F L E X

TWF-0109

Fit for use as both expansion and flexible joint. mines and chemical plants. alkalines. Excellent in resisting the effects of heat. combined with tough chemical fibers. weak acids. Others : This connector has wide range of applications in waste water disposal plants. BS. working pressure of 300psi. Mass production makes comparatively low prices possible. For details. A good insulator to electricity. etc. ** Please note that TWINFLEX is not applicable to oils.Standard item employs JIS10K flange. etc. warm water. please consult us. Highly effective to eliminate sound and vibration.Standard rubber is Neoprene. elongation. SS400 Carbon Steel (SWRH) Synthetic Rubber Synthetic Rubber Synthetic Fiber . EPDM and other rubbers are available upon request. ** APPLICABLE FLUID Applicable Fluid : water. (55kgf/cm2) and the max. 3) Feed-water and drainage lines for waterworks. sewerage and sanitary piping system. circulation pumps for pool water. industrial machinery and universal pump. and angular movement. 1 2 3 4 5 Parts Flange Reinforcing Ring Inner Rubber Outer Rubber Reinforcing Cord Materials FCD450. air. TWINFLEX TYPICAL APPLICATIONS 1) Pressure piping systems for water and warm water used in building equipment and general industrial plants. sea water. Other advantages : 1. etc. etc. May be replaced with ANSI. blowers. give TWINFLEX an outstanding pressure withstandability. gases and hot water supply line. TWF-0109 . etc. etc. and other standard (drilling). Other kinds of fluids may be applicable with the change of the composition or constituents of rubber.TWIN-SPHERE RUBBER JOINT with floating flanges FEATURES Resistance High Pressure : The excellent molding technique. Neither gasket nor packing is needed. water and weathering. (20kgf/cm2) Allow large compression. Outstanding in absorbing thermal expansion. 3. 4. . 2. Fit for suction and delivery (discharge). DIN. It can withstand the bursting pressure of over 780psi. 2) Pump lines and turbine lines used for power generation plants. STRUCTURE No.

no allowance for elongation is recommended when installing the joint. please consult us.M. Over size 200A : 3.3 20 . = Transverse Movement A.M.0 Mpa at normal temp.E.( ) T. Normal Working Pressure (at normal temp) : Below size 150A : Max 2. 10 10 10 10 10 15 15 15 20 20 20 15 A.4 Bursting Pressure : Below size 150A : 5.0 Mpa at normal temp. *For high temp.Dimension and Allowable Movement Nominal Dia. In case that it is hard to support reaction force (thrust) by pressure during the test operation or normal operation.C.E. = Axial Elongation A.M.C.3 . 20 kgf/cm2 32-100A No No 125A No Yes Size 150-300A Yes Yes 350A Yes N/A Control units for Twinflex can be either back-plate type or integrated type. = Axial Compression A. . please consult us. = Angular Movement Operating Condition Use the products within the given allowable movements.5 Mpa (35.E. Size 350A : -10 to 40 deg. When control units are required to assist with the installation of joint. Size 350A : Max 1.( o ) 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 T. Next is the illustration of Twinflex Integrated Type. In case that the connectors are anticipated to be compressed when installation. control unit is recommended to use for protection of connectors.2 .C.M.6 Mpa at normal temp. application.M.7 kgf/cm2) or above at normal temp. In case that lateral movement is anticipated more than the designed movement.C. 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 15 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 12 12 12 6 A. refer to the below table. 20 20 20 20 20 25 25 25 30 30 30 15 A. Max Working Pressure 10 kgf/cm2 16. * Control Unit In case of the following conditions. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 A. Size 200A to 300A : Max 1. Working Temperature : Below size 300A : -10 to 70 deg. For back-plate type. Tolerances for installation are included in the allowable movements (Allowable movements = Tolerances for installation + Operating movements) Although allowable movements are given. Dimension (mm) Allowable Movement (mm) Installation Tolerance (mm) o (A) 32 40 50 65 80 L 175 175 175 175 175 225 225 225 325 325 325 250 Od 40 40 50 65 75 100 125 150 200 250 300 350 T.M. A. 20 20 20 20 20 30 30 30 40 40 40 20 A.C. 2 TWF-0109 . 200A~300A 350A 5 .0 Mpa (51 kgf/cm2) or above at normal temp.

n-OH.M. allowable movements.T. Nut.-T.A.Please follow ANSI or JIS standard for OD. To avoid elongation of the joint by reaction force resulted from water pressure.OPTIONAL Twinflex Integrated Type Structure No.A. . = Transverse Movement A.A. fix pipes before and after the joint. follow the below expression. and operating conditions. C.EL(C) = Correct Elongation (Compression) T. Do not install joints at full limits of all allowable movements simultaneously.please contact us.T. Keep joints away from heat when installation. Information in the above table is for single displacement only.M.EL(C) = Allowable Elongation (Compression) A.For other dimensions. Avoid direct exposure to sunlight for outdoor piping to prevent aging and deterioration of rubber.-A. Always check suitability of the operating conditions when installation of the joint. C. = Allowable Transverse Movement 2. Before installation of the joint. please refer to the previous table and graph. 8.M.Standard rubber is Neoprene.M. organic solvent (like thinner.M. toluene).M. *Any information provided in the catolog is subject to change without notice.)} A. acid or alkali are adhered.in-house testing. check any cracks on rubber body surface. 7.T. Install the joint according to the above given allowable dimensions.M. CAUTION -Operating conditions in this catalog have been developed from our design calculation. .M. wipe them off quickly. In case of the joint movements. 3. Cover the joint with protection sheet to free from any harm of sparks resulted from welding. If oil.EL(C)=A. (A) 32 40 50 65 80 100 125 150 200 250 300 L 175 175 175 175 175 225 225 225 325 325 325 OA 80 80 96 115 125 152 182 212 263 322 370 Od 40 40 50 65 75 100 125 150 200 250 300 Ls 320 320 320 320 320 380 380 380 480 480 480 ANSI150LB m-OQ (Md) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 4-23 (M20) 4-23 (M20) Z 247 257 262 308 321 359 384 419 483 546 623 JIS10K m-OQ (Md) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 2-23 (M20) 3-23 (M20) 3-23 (M20) 4-23 (M20) 4-23 (M20) 4-23 (M20) Z 255 260 295 315 325 350 390 420 470 540 585 . fat. 9. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Parts Flange Reinforcing Ring Inner Rubber Outer Rubber Reinforcing Cord Bolt. Notes 1. especially after a long period storage. and OC. A. 3 TWF-0109 . prearcing and grinding near the spot of installation. They are a general guildline to user of TOZEN products.xA.M.EL(C)x{1-(A. Dimension (mm) Nominal Dia. 6. = Allowable Angular Movement A. 5. In case of complex displacement. 10. 4. EPDM and other rubbers are available upon request. field reports provided by our customers and/or published official standards or specifications.Standard item employs ANSI150 and JIS10K flanges. For any specification application. Washer Bushing Materials FCD450 Carbon Steel (SWRH) Synthetic Rubber Synthetic Rubber Synthetic Fiber Mild Steel Hard Rubber . pay attention for rubber body not to be damaged by external objects (especially those with sharp edge).

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