Benefits of Grooved Piping in Accommodating Movement Highlighted in Plumbing Engineer

1 Jun 2010
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Benefits of Grooved Piping in Accommodating Movement Highlighted in Plumbing Engineer

In its June issue, Plumbing Engineer features an article on grooved piping technology covering the benefits of the grooved method when accommodating movement in a plumbing system design. Authored by David L. Hudson, senior product engineer at Victaulic, the article discusses the design performance of the coupling to accommodate deflection and linear movement, settlement, thermal transients and building creep. The article also mentions the overall installation and maintenance benefits of a grooved system. Plumbing Engineer reaches 75,780 engineers involved in both large and small operations. Emphasis is placed on the plumbing, sanitary engineering and fire protection markets. Highlights include design and construction, codes and legislation, plumbing and drainage materials and new products.

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