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10"-16" Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Nitrogen Plant in Arizona

October 24th, 2007 Comments off
10" Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Nitrogen Plant in Arizona

10" Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Nitrogen Plant in Arizona

U.S. Bellows, Inc. designed and fabricated tied universal expansion joints with stainless steel flanges. All of the expansion joints were dye-penetrant examined and hydro-tested to ensure product quality.

10″ Expansion Joint:
- 347 Stainless Steel Bellows
- 316H Stainless Steel Pipe
- 10″ NPS x 74 5/8″ OAL

14" Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Nitrogen Plant in Arizona

14" Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Nitrogen Plant in Arizona

14″ Expansion Joint:
- 321 Stainless Steel Bellows
- 304L Stainless Steel Pipe
- 14″ NPS x 168″OAL

12" Tied Universal Expansion Joint

12" Tied Universal Expansion Joint

Expansion Joint- 12″:
- 321 Stainless Steel Bellows
- 304L Stainless Steel Pipe
- 12″ NPS x 90″ OAL

16" Tied Universal Expansion Joint

16" Tied Universal Expansion Joint

16″ Expansion Joint:
- 321 Stainless Steel Bellows
- 304L Stainless Steel Pipe
- 16″ NPS x 126″ OAL

10" Tied Universal Expansion Joint

10" Tied Universal Expansion Joint

10″ Expansion Joint:
- 321 Stainless Steel Bellows
- 304L Stainless Steel Pipe
- 10″ NPS x 140 3/8″ OAL

Tied Universal Expansion Joint for Pipe Carrying Sulfur Dioxide

October 25th, 2006 Comments off
Tied Universal Expansion Joint for Pipe Carrying Sulfur Dioxide

Tied Universal Expansion Joint for Pipe Carrying Sulfur Dioxide

This tied universal expansion joint is designed to carry hot gas up to temperatures of 1022ºF and pressure up to 5 PSIG. It has a 66″ inside diameter and is 72″ in overall length. The design movements are 4″ lateral and 4.5″ axial compression. The bellows’ material is Inconel® 825 with carbon steel weld ends. The bellows and pipe longitudinal weld seams were 100% x-rayed prior to a 5 PSIG air test and then dye-penetrant examined after testing.

5,165 lb. Tied Universal Expansion Joint for a Chemical Plant in Louisiana

June 15th, 2005 Comments off
5,165 lb. Tied Universal Expansion Joint for a Chemical Plant in Louisiana

Tied Universal Expansion Joint

U.S. Bellows, Inc. custom designed and manufactured a 60” diameter and 120” long universal expansion joint for a chemical plant in Louisiana.

This metallic expansion joint was fabricated from 304 stainless steel bellows and carbon steel. It was designed for 10PSIG and 550°F. To ensure quality a 100% dye-penetrant, radiography and soap leak test was preformed prior to shipment.

80” Refractory Lined Tied Universal Expansion Joint

February 18th, 2005 Comments off
80” Refractory Lined Tied Universal Expansion Joint

80" Refractory Lined Tied Universal Expansion Joint

80” Refractory Lined Tied Universal Expansion Joint

Tied Universal Expansion Joint During Fabrication

This 36’-0″ long refractory lined tied universal expansion joint weighs 54,000 lb. and has two-ply Inconel® 625 LCF bellows, tie rods, slotted hinges, insulation bags and liner seals. It is designed to operate at 58 PSIG and temperatures up to 1,450° F. The expansion joint was preset for 6” lateral travel and is capable of lateral travel up to 13”.

Tied Universal Expansion Joint for Chemical Company in Texas

November 12th, 2004 Comments off
Tied Universal Expansion Joint for Chemical Company in Texas

Tied Universal Expansion Joint for Chemical Company in Texas

U.S. Bellows, Inc., recently designed and manufactured a 71″ x 84 universal expansion joint for a chemical manufacturing facility in Texas. The 3,000 lb. expansion joint was fabricated in just two weeks and replaced an existing expansion joint.  This product was designed for 40 water column vacuum at 750ºF. The bellows and internal sleeves were constructed from Hastelloy C-276 and all other components were fabricated using carbon steel. The joints were 100% x-rayed and 100% dye-penetrant tested. An air test was performed at 3 PSIG for the entire expansion joint assembly prior to shipping.

3,212 lb. Tied Universal Joint for an Oil Piping System Application in Nevada

May 14th, 2004 Comments off
3,212 lb. Tied Universal Joint for an Oil Piping System Application in Nevada

3,212 lb. Tied Universal Joint for an Oil Piping System Application in Nevada

U.S. Bellows, Inc. custom designed and manufactured a 5″ nominal diameter and 60″ long universal expansion joint for an oil piping system application in Nevada. This expansion joint consists of high strength Inconel® 625LCF bellows and A105 flanges. The expansion joint is designed for 1400 PSIG and 120°F per B 31.3 and the latest revision of EJMA standards. It is also designed to allow 4 1/2″ of lateral movement during operation. A 100% dye-penetrant and hydro-test at 2100 PSIG were preformed prior to shipment to ensure quality.

14" Diameter, Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Power Plant in Illinois

June 14th, 2002 Comments off
14" Diameter, Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Power Plant in Illinois

14" Diameter, Tied Universal Expansion Joints for a Power Plant in Illinois

U.S. Bellows, Inc., the expansion joint division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc., designed and fabricated 14″ diameter, tied universal expansion joints for a steam application at a power plant in Illinois. The expansion joints were designed at 350 psig, 780° F and constructed from Inconel® 625 bellows, A105 300# RFSO flanges, A106 GR. B spool, and SA193 B7 tie rods. The expansion joints were hydro-tested at 525 PSIG.

54" Diameter Tied Universal Expansion Joint for NASA Space Center

March 1st, 2002 Comments off
54" Diameter Tied Universal Expansion Joint for NASA Space Center

54" Diameter Tied Universal Expansion Joint for NASA Space Center

U.S. Bellows, Inc., the expansion joint division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc., specially designed and fabricated a 54″ diameter tied, universal expansion joint for NASA Space Center. The expansion joints were designed at full vacuum and 450° F and constructed with 304 SS bellows, liner and A516 Gr. 70 spool, weld ends and carbon steel tie rods. The bellows’ attachment welds were 100% dye-penetrant tested.

44″ Universal Refractory Lined Expansion Joint For A Chemical Plant In Venezuela

December 21st, 2001 Comments off
44" Universal Refractory Lined Expansion Joint For A Chemical Plant In Venezuela

44" Universal Refractory Lined Expansion Joint For A Chemical Plant In Venezuela

U.S. Bellows, Inc., the expansion joint division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc., specially designed and fabricated a 44-inch, O.D Universal, refractory lined expansion joint for a chemical plant in Venezuela.>The expansion joint was designed for 100 psig at 1,000° F and fabricated with 321 SS two-ply tested bellows, A-387 GR11 weld ends, 14 Ga. 304 SS, Hexmesh anchoring system and Resco 17 EMC refractory. The expansion joint was also designed and fabricated per B31.3 and EJMA Standards.

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