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Type Approved Expansion Joints

You can rely on a globally established sector specialist with all of the major international product approvals and type approvals for the marine industry.

Our products have proven their worth in the global market for 45 years. In the shipbuilding industry, its ancillary industries and offshore, steel expansion joints have been granted the standard type approvals. These products therefore fulfill the regulations of ship classification societies such as the Bureau Veritas, RMRS, ABS.

Expansion joints are vital components in most ships , from navy warships, tankers , cruisers, bulk carriers, ferries to luxury yachts.

Type approved expansion joint KLINGER
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Applications of Type Approved Expansion Joints

These expansion joints may be used for the following services on board depending on the type:

  • Fresh water, steam and condensate, compressed air, fuel oil and lubricating oil, hydraulic oil, cargo on board oil tanker and chemical tankers, thermal oil, exhaust gase systems (engine, turbine, boiler, heat generator, scrubber)

Material Specification

  • Bellows: 316, 316L, 321
  • Welding Ends and Flanges: 316, 316L, 321
  • When other choices of materials are used per manufacturer’s recommendations, the Society agreement is to be obtained

Design Values

Type

Size

Design Pressure (bar)

Design Temperature

Connection Type

Balance I

DN 32 to
DN 1000

2,5

550°C

Weld-End

Balance IF

DN 32 to
DN 1000

2,5

550°C

Flanged

Balance II

DN 40 to
DN 500

2,5

550°C

Weld-End

Balance IIF

DN 40 to
DN 500

2,5

550°C

Flanged

Balance III

DN 100 to
DN 350

2,5

550°C

Weld-End

Balance IIIF

DN 100 to
DN 350

2,5

550°C

Flanged

Balance IV

DN 40 to
DN 300

2,5

550°C

Weld-End

Balance IVF

DN 40 to
DN 300

2,5

550°C

Flanged

Balance V

DN 40 to
DN 400

2,5

550°C

Flanged

Balance VI

DN 40 to
DN 300

16

550°C

Flanged

RF-30 Axial

DN 40 to
DN 300

16

550°C

Flanged

RF-60 Axial

DN 65 to
DN 300

16

550°C

Flanged

FF-30 Axial

DN 40 to
DN 300

16

550°C

Flanged

FF-60 Axial

DN 65 to
DN 300

16

550°C

Flanged

Balance VIII

DN 80 to
DN 1200

2,5

550°C

Flanged

Balance IX

DN 80 to
DN 1200

2,5

550°C

Flanged

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Call 1300 798 279 (from Australia)

+61 8 9251 1688 (outside Australia)

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