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Single Externally Pressurized (X-Flex) Expansion Joint

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  Single Metallic Expansion Joint Technical Drawing  

Externally Pressurized Expansion Joint

 

150# Design

3 inch Through 10 inch Nominal Diameter

Notes:

  1. Rated life cycle at 650°F is 1000 cycles for full rated movement shown above.
  2. To increase cycle life or movements, please refer to graph on cycle life.
  3. Expansion joint is capable of taking 10% of rated movement as extension, with remaining 90% as axial compression.
  4. Maximum test pressure: 1.5 X rated working pressure.
  5. Bellows rated for 650°F: See catalog flange data for appropriate flange temperature/pressure ratings.
  6. Maximum installation misalignment is ±1/4-inch axial and ±1/16-inch lateral.

Size

Axial

Movement

Spring

Rate

Overall Length

Weight

Effective Area

Shell Outside Diameter

Anchor Foot Height

Anchor Foot Type

Flanged

Ends

Weld

Ends

in.

lb./in.

in.

lb.

lb.

in.2

in.

in.

mm

kg/mm

mm

kg

kg

kg/cm2

mm

mm

3

4

140

24

81

65

30.24

8.625

Please

consult

factory

regarding

anchor

foot

usage

on single

X-flex

102

2.5

610

37

30

195.05

219

8

70

40

120

104

30.24

8.625

203

1.3

1016

55

47

195.05

219

4

4

140

25

94

68

30.24

8.625

102

2.5

635

43

31

195.05

219

8

70

42

130

104

30.24

8.625

203

1.3

1067

59

47

195.05

219

5

4

328

28

153

123

53.85

10.750

102

5.9

711

70

56

347.33

273

8

164

46

226

196

53.85

10.750

203

2.9

1168

103

89

347.33

273

6

4

328

28

163

125

53.85

10.750

102

5.9

711

74

57

347.33

273

8

164

46

240

202

53.85

10.750

203

2.9

1168

109

92

347.33

273

8

4

403

28

243

183

87.09

14.000

102

7.2

711

110

83

561.73

356

8

210

44

332

272

87.09

14.000

203

3.8

1118

151

124

39.59

356

10

4

502

29

224

138

128.28

16.00

102

9.0

737

102

63

58.31

406

8

262

45

425

339

128.28

16.00

203

4.7

1143

193

154

58.31

406

Materials
Bellows: A240-T304. Alternate materials available upon request. Refer to the materials section.
Flanges: ASTM A105.
50 lb. ANSI B16.5 RFSO.
Pipe: ASTM A53/A106. .
Shell: ASTM A53/A106; API-5L
Rings: ASTM A285-C.

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