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# Pressfit Pipes - Expansion Loops

Proper allowance in the pipe line is important to eliminate undue stress from thermal expansion.

### Z-Shaped Expansion Compensator

Minimum leg length of Z-shaped pressfit piping temperature expansion loops:

### U-Shaped Expansion Compensator

Minimum leg length of U-shaped pressfit piping temperature expansion loops:

• 1 in (inch) = 25.4 mm = 0.0254 m = 0.08333 ft

## Related Topics

### • Temperature Expansion

Thermal expansion of pipes and tubes - stainless steel, carbon steel, copper, plastics and more.

## Related Documents

### Circular Ring - Temperature Expansion

Calculate ring (or pipe) diameter expansion or contraction when temperature changes.

### Copper Tubes - Expansion Loop Capacity

Capacity of copper tubes expansion loops.

### Copper, Ductile Iron, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum Piping Materials - Temperature Expansion

Thermal expansion of typical piping materials.

### Fixed Pipes - Stress vs. Change in Temperature

Temperature changes introduces stress fixed pipes.

### Pipes and Tubes - Temperature Expansion

Pipes expands when heated and contracts when cooled and the expansion can be expressed with the expansion equation.

### Piping Materials - Temperature Expansion Coefficients

Temperature expansion coefficients for materials used in pipes and tubes like aluminum, carbon steel, cast iron, PVC, HDPE and more.

### Piping Materials - Temperature Heat Expansion and Cooling Contraction

Expansion and contraction when cast iron, carbon and carbon molybdenum steel, wrought iron, copper, brass and aluminum pipes are heated or cooled.

### Pressfit Pipes - Pressure Loss vs. Water Flow Diagram

Water flow pressure loss diagram.

### Pressfit Pipes - Supports

Maximum distance between pressfit pipe supports.

### Pressfit Piping - Dimensions

Dimension of pressfit pipes.

### Pressfit Piping - Friction Loss vs. Water Flow

Water flow friction loss in pressfit piping.

### PVC Pipes - Temperature Expansion Loops

Calculate temperature expansion and contraction in PVC piping systems.

### PVC, CPVC, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel and Fiberglass Pipes - Thermal Expansion Diagrams

Thermal expansion of PVC, CPVC, Carbon and Stainless Steel and Fiberglass pipes.

### Restricted Thermal Expansion - Force and Stress

Stress and force when thermal expansion a pipe, beam or similar is restricted.

### Steam Pipes - Thermal Expansion

Thermal expansion of steam pipes heated from room temperature to operation temperature (mm pr. 100 m pipe).

### Steel Pipes - Temperature Expansion

Calculate temperature expansion with carbon steel pipes.

### Steel Pipes - Thermal Expansion Loops

Calculating and sizing steel pipe thermal expansion loops.

### Thermal Expansion - Linear Expansion Coefficients

Linear temperature expansion coefficients for common materials like aluminum, copper, glass, iron and many more.

### Thermal Expansion of Steam Pipes - (inches)

Expansion of steam pipes heated from room temperature to operation temperature.

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