PIPEEXPJNT-A Piping, Expansion Joints (Slip Type) - Annual

Application:                                                Man Hours 1.25

This applies to slip type joints only.  (Bellows type joints to be replaced
when a leak occurs).

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1.  Slip-type Joint with packing-gland.
    a.___ Examine joint closely, look for evidence of displacement, loose or
          defective anchors or bolts, alignment of joint with piping, guide rods,
          etc. Correct what can be done with pressure on.
    b.___ Observe packing gland, adjust to stop weeping or leaks.
    c.___ Renew packing completely when system is down for other reasons such as
          repair, overhaul, or maintenance of other components.
2.  Gun-packed type.
    a.___ Perform work prescribed in (1a) and (1b) for slip-type joint with
    b.___ Add packing if needed.
3.___ Clean up work area.

Tools & Materials:
1.  Standard Tool Kit
    Plus Pipe wrenches to 24"
         Tubing cutters
         Flaring tool
         Small acetylene outfit
         Packing tool kit and packing
         3/4" socket set
         Crescent wrenches to 14"
2.  Lubricants

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