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Do you include or recommend adding construction tolerances to the calculated thermal movements the expansion joints are supposed to accommodate?
|No, expansion joints are good for thermal or operating movements only. They should not be used for any misalignments or to close any gap while installing.
Lateral, Angular and Combined Movements
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What limits the U-shaped design application?
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How much tension is needed to prevent a pipe from buckling?
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What’s the difference between a single and multi-layer bellows?
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