Your project with ditec -

a few case studies

The following will allow you to form an initial impression of what collaborating with us can be like – depending on the specific intended application and individual challenges from project planning to installation and maintenance:

major ditec projects: our virtuoso universal examples

Desalinisation plant
Product
Delivery of approximately 200 rubber expansion joints for nominal diameter DN 350 to DN 3250 for seawater and drinking water pipelines. Rubber expansion joints made of EPDM rubber with nylon fabric reinforcement inserts. Backing flange made of galvanised steel.
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Rubber expansion joints for drinking water pipelines
Product
Double arch rubber expansion joints with nominal diameter DN 1600 with test pressure requirements up to 36 bar. Double arch rubber expansion joints made of butyl rubber, drinking water approved. 
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Cooling water pipes for utility plant
Product
512 rubber expansion joints with nominal diameter DN 300 to DN 3600, of which 250 with nominal diameter DN 750. Delivery took place over the course of approximately one year.
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Groundwater seals for cooling water pipes
Product
Delivery of groundwater seals with open design for subsequent installation in underground pipelines. The wall seals prevent water from penetrating into the turbine house through pipeline penetrations in the event of a rising water table. 
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Universal rubber expansion joint in the cooling tower
Product
Rubber expansion joint made of EPDM rubber with inserts made of nylon cord fabric with rated values to DN 3100 designed for 4 bar. Movement on all sides +/- 40 mm. Single arch rubber bellow individually designed according to Pressure Equipment Directive PED 97/23/EC.
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Rubber expansion joints for a copper mill
Product
Delivery of PTFE-lined rubber expansion joints for wet gas scrubbing of a copper mill. Multiple-arch expansion joints designed for +/- 120 mm lateral movement in the event of earthquake.
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Rubber expansion joint in the cooling water pipe of a tanker
Product
Multiple-arch rubber expansion joint in a DN 1100 cooling water pipe made of fibreglass-reinforced plastic on an LPG tanker. The challenge: high lateral movement of 130 mm with simultaneous operating pressure of 8 bar.
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Expansion joint between flight cabin and stratosphere
Product
A Boeing aircraft was modified into a research aircraft to allow for a telescope to be deployed through a hatch to observe outer space from the stratosphere.
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Fire safety in pipe penetrations at an airport
Product
Underneath the train station at Frankfurt Airport, it became necessary to implement fire safety measures at pipe penetrations through fire zones. 
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We are manufacturers. Made in Germany

In the professional field in Europe, the United States, South America, Russia and large parts of the Arab world, ditec has come to be synonymous with the highest "made in Germany" quality – true virtuosi of expansion joint construction.

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Renewal of certificate PED 97/23/EC

In order to sustainably enhance our quality, we regularly undergo numerous internal durability tests, laboratory investigations and tests conducted by independent materials testing institutes.

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We are problem solvers 

We specialise in difficult cases, and even cases thought impossible: unusual building gaps where no standard dimension will fit, or applications with strict pressure requirements, including large dimensions. We resolve challenges with special requirements. read more