|Pipelines & Pipeline Safety - EXPANSION LOOPS (or BENDS)|
|Written by Norrie|
|Thursday, 29 April 2010 19:53|
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EXPANSION LOOPS (or BENDS)
Most materials, when heated or cooled, will expand or contract. The degree of expansion (or contraction) depends on :
As mentioned earlier, hot or cold pipeline contents and extreme changes in ambient temperature, will cause the expansion or contraction of the pipeline. In this case, we are mainly concerned with the change in length of the pipeline. (The longer the line, the greater the change in length).
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