From fire trucks to steel mills, swivel joints are essential components for all kinds of machinery and applications. The components provide the smooth connection between stationary pipes and hoses and rotating machinery parts.
Design, plant and maintenance engineers use swivel joints in flexible piping systems, loading arms, hose reels, sewer rodding and wastewater treatment equipment as well as various types of process machinery. They also use swivel joints in machine tool coolant transfer, drum-filling applications and in a variety of in-plant fluid and dry bulk transfer applications. Click here to read the full article in Processing Magazine's November 2017 digital issue.