Chiksan® Swivel Joints-Standard Swivels
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Chiksan® Swivel Joints are metal are metal pipe fittings with integral ball-bearing swivels. These rugged fittings come in 3/8- to 12-inch sizes and can handle cold working pressures up to 20,000 psi. Chiksan swivel joints are available for sour gas services at cold working pressures up to 15,000 psi. End connections are threaded, integral Weco® wing union, beveled for welding or flanged. Sour gas swivel joints have Weco wing union end connections.
Features and Benefits
- Pressure-tight seals protect bearings from line fluid
Chiksan swivel joints come standard equipped with nitrile packing and bonded, brass anti-extrusion ring.
- Bearings key to rotation, strength
To assure long, dependable operation, Chiksan ball bearings are matched to loading and service conditions with two rows of bearings in each swivel and flame-hardened ball races.
- Smooth, round bore minimizes flow restrictions
Chiksan swivel joints have smooth, round bores to minimize turbulence and keep pressure drop low.
- Simple maintenance
Only occasional light greasing with a small, hand-held grease gun is required to keep Chiksan swivel joints on the job.
Chiksan® Original Swivel Joints Categories:
175 psi (12 bar) to 1,000 psi (70 bar) cold working pressure;
3/4- to 12-inch sizes
Recommended service: Transfer lines, temporary flow lines, discharge lines, Auxiliary flow lines, water lines, and other general-service oilfield applications.
6,000 psi (414 bar) cold working pressure;
3/8- to 4-inch sizes
10,000 psi (690 bar) cold working pressure;
Hydraulic control lines, mud lines, rotary line connections, BOP lines,
Test lines, water lines, offshore wellhead connections, cementing and circulating hoses, and choke and-kill lines.
7,500 psi (517 bar), 10,000 psi (690 bar), 15,000 psi (1034 bar), and 20,000 psi (1380 bar) cold working pressure;
1- to 4-inch sizes.
Long-radius elbows designed especially for high-pressure sour gas abrasive applications such as fracturing, choke-and-kill lines, cementing and circulating hoses, acidizing, and test lines.
Download FMC Chiksan® Standard Swivel Joint Catalog for more details and specifications.