What is loading arm?

Loading arm is one important fluid transfer equipment nowadays in the petrochemical industry. It is mainly used for transferring the fluid such as petroleum, LNG, LPG, chemicals, gas, oil,etc between pipe system and the tankers.

what is loading arm

It mainly consists of pipeline, swivel joint, spring balance system, flange, vapor cone, level probe, vacuum breaker valve, drop tube end deflector, coupling, etc

It can be divided into top and bottom types according to the loading position, and truck and rail as per the application filed.

Loading arm specification:

1, service fluid: crude oil, gasoline, diesel oil, lubricating oil, sulfuric acid, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, melt sulfur, asphalt, carbon disulfide, edible oil,etc

2, nominal diameter : DN40-DN200 (1.5”—8”)

3, pipeline material: carbon steel, stainless steel

4, swivel joint material: carbon steel, stainless steel

5, design temperature: -196°C—300°C

6, design pressure: -0.06Mpa-6.0Mpa

The feature of loading arm:

1, easy installation

2, high efficiency

3, easy maintenance

4, long life performance

what is loading arm

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