Large bore Swivel joints feature either 1 or 2 ball tracks of ball bearings, enabling 360° rotation without any problems, despite simultaneous external loading through force and torque.
EWFM (EW Fuel Management Ltd) is a multi-disciplinary distributor based in Royston near Cambridge, England, supplying equipment for the safe transfer of liquids, gases and particulates.
EWFM Specialise in Swivel Joints, Loading and Unloading Arms, Couplings, Breakaway Couplings, Filling and Emptying Equipment, Hose, Agitators and Mixers, Access Systems, Storage Tank Equipment and Aircraft and Helicopter Equipment for the Oil & Gas, Food and Drink, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power Generation and the Defensive and Aviation Industries.
At the onset, aircraft refuelling and fuel tanker equipment have been and continue to be a specialty of EWFM in both the defence and civil markets. From supplying to the aviation and oil and gas industries, the company has now diversified into other hazardous markets such as pharmaceutical, chemical, food and drink and power generation.
EWFM’s product expertise ensures that customers are recommended the most suitable equipment for their application. Having supplied many thousands of our products, our reputation as a reliable company is known both worldwide and in the UK.
Procedures in place ensure that all projects are carried out with utmost professionalism, offering clients support at all stages.
Accredited to ISO 9001-2008, we have never received either a major or minor non-conformance after 25 third party audits.
If you are looking for a Swivel to take severe loads or in a size greater than 48″ please see our Engineered Swivel Joint.
The standard large bore swivel joints are normally produced in carbon steel (St52-3, 42CrMo4), stainless steel (1.4571), and also aluminium. Further stainless steels (1.4301, 1.4404) and materials such as Duplex, Super Duplex and Hastelloy are also available on request.
For the process seals, Axial PTFE groove seal rings are used. In special applications (e.g. FDA in the field of food and hygiene) particular compounds are used. All seals are extremely easy to replace, and available from stock as a seal kit.
Large bore Swivel joints are produced to a nominal width of DN1200 (48″). Many types are available directly from stock, and welded models are available at short notice.
Swivels supplied as individual swivels or fabricated with elbows and end fittings in styles 20, 30, 40, 50 60, 70, 80 & 10.
Large scale articulated pipework
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