OPW division provides Endura swivel joints
Jan 25, 2012 9:29 AM
OPW Engineered Systems, a division of OPW Fluid Transfer Group, continues to set the standard in the transfer of hazardous materials with its Endura Series Dual Split Flange (DSF) swivel joint. Specifically designed to transfer acids, solvents, petrochemicals, and other toxic fluids, Endura swivel joints feature heavy-duty construction and design components.
By combining innovative DSF swivel technology with user-friendly counterbalance systems, Endura swivel joints have been designed with optimized performance and downtime prevention. With no ball bearings to remove, the joints feature reduced maintenance time and costs—simply unbolt the sealing flanges to access the seals. The Endura’s bearing module also allows for easy replacement and rebuild options. Because of its easy maintenance, Endura swivel joints offer a longer life and lower total cost of ownership.
One of the most distinctive design features of the Endura swivel joint is its redundant sealing, meaning that it incorporates a main seal, back-up seal, and an environmental seal. If the main product seal ever leaks due to normal wear, the back-up seal contains the fluid. Any main seal leakage is channeled to the leak detection port, which is a quick and easy way to monitor performance so maintenance can be performed. During critical and extreme applications, an inert gas can even be injected into the leak detection/purge port to virtually eliminate the risk of fugitive emissions. In addition, the Endura’s environmental seal provides a third layer of protection.
Endura swivel joints are available in 2-, 3-, and 4-inch sizes and are manufactured from a range of materials, including carbon steel and stainless steel. Standard seal materials include Buna-N, Fluorocarbon, PTFE, EPDM, and Neoprene.
Learn more information at www.opw-es.com.
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