YOUR PERSONALISED DESIGN

SFZ'S ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AT YOUR SERVICE

Owing to its experience, our engineering department can offer you a solution that is tailored to the specificities of your request. Our in-depth understanding of the different standards and our expertise in terms of design (in particular, we have created our own design software) help us to meet the most diverse set of requirements. 

COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODES AND PARTICIPATION IN THEIR EVOLUTION

Within the standardization committees, SFZ contributes to the drafting and modification of the design codes concerning expansion joints with metal bellows.

We also use several guidelines for pressure equipments.

SFZ works in compliance with the international design and construction codes, based on the business sectors, such as:

  • ASME (USA)

  • EJMA (USA)

  • CODAP (France)

  • RCC-M (France Nuclear)

  • AD-Merkblatt (Germany)

  • EN 13445

  • EN 13480

  • EN 14917

STUDIES THAT ARE TAILOR-MADE TO YOUR NEEDS AND YOUR DEMANDS

Our team engineers and technicians design and calculate your expansion joints based on your specifications, to meet your needs, while still maintaining a desirable level of safety and quality:

  • compliance with the standards, codes or particular specifications

  • sizing constraints

  • specific material or traceability

  • regulatory requirements.

DESIGN EXPERIENCE AND SOFTWARE

Design data:

Our engineering department is an expert in designing specific expansion joints, with products tailored to your requirements, ranging from normal to the most extreme conditions, such as:

  • Pressure

  • Temperature

  • Tightness

  • Resistance to vibrations

  • Replacement(s)

  • The type of connections (welding ends)

  • The dimensions of the connections (diameter, thickness)

  • Materials

  • Design Codes

Our design software:​

  • WATSON : Design software for expansion joints developed by SFZ for designing pressure equipment in accordance with the codes, in connection with our manufacturing tools.

  • CAD : Solidworks 3D, Autocad 2D