Threaded Union Molded Rubber Expansion Joints (Series AMUE)

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AMU Series Twin Sphere Rubber Expansion Joints - Union x Union
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AMU Series Twin Sphere Rubber Expansion Joints – Union x Union

AMU Series Twin Sphere Rubber Expansion Joints - Union x Union-Drawing

FEATURES

  • Efficient noise and vibration isolation.
  • Ability to absorb large displacement due to eccentric, axial, and angular movement.
  • Applicable for both suction and discharge.
  • Female Threaded Unions allow for easy installation.

DIMENSION & ALLOWABLE MOVEMENTS

API Part NumberSizeFace To Face DimensionsAllowable Motion Ratings*
Compression
Allowable Motion Ratings*
Elongation
Allowable Motion Ratings*
Lateral
Allowable Motion Ratings*
Angular
Approximate Weight
AMUE00501/2"8.00".875".250".875"45⁰1.50 Lbs
AMUE00753/4"8.00".875".250".875"45⁰1.80 Lbs
AMUE01001"8.00".875".250".875"45⁰2.75 Lbs
AMUE01251-1/4"8.00".875".250".875"45⁰3.50 Lbs
AMUE01501-1/2"8.00".875".250".875"45⁰4.00 Lbs
AMUE02002"8.00".875".250".875"45⁰5.00 Lbs
*– Non Concurrent Ratings.

Warning: Do NOT elongate rubber expansion joints when installing for suction service.

OPERATING CONDITIONS

Operating Pressureup to 150 psi
Normal Operating Temp.14⁰-158⁰ F
Vacuum Rating25" Hg
Burst Pressure750 psi

* – Warning: Pressure ratings listed in the above table are for up to 110 Degrees F (for Neoprene), and 125 Degrees F (for EPDM). For elevated temperature service, please contact API Sales for actual working pressure ratings.

MATERIALS

PartPart DescriptionMaterial
1Threaded UnionMalleable Iron
2Reinforcing ClothNylon Fabric
3ElastomerEPDM

APPLICATIONS

  • Vibration isolation for small pumps and circular pumps. Sewage disposal purifier line.
  • Vibration isolation for air-conditioners and pipes.

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