Experimental Results of Helical Metal Expansion Joints Fabrication

Experimental Results of Helical Metal Expansion Joints Fabrication


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Abstract. This paper discusses the technological assumptions for the production of helical metal expansion joint as a new type of expansion joints used to eliminate torsional deformations of industrial pipelines. The method of mechanically assisted laser forming, which was used as a manufacturing technology, was presented as well. Furthermore, technological parameters and experimental results obtained during the fabrication of helical metal expansion joints were presented. Mainly presented and discussed are the results such as: obtained geometry, forces necessary to produce the product, processing temperature, strain rate and others. Satisfactory treatment results were obtained, which are illustrated below.

Laser Forming, Metal Expansion Joints, Laser Treatment, Pipeline Compensation

Published online 9/1/2023, 10 pages
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Citation: KURP Piotr, DANIELEWSKI Hubert, CEDRO Leszek, Experimental Results of Helical Metal Expansion Joints Fabrication, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 34, pp 14-23, 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644902691-3

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