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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
For a fabric expansion joint, what does the joint frame take the place of?
Added on Thu, May 15, 2014
Can double gimbal expansion joints be self-stable if applied horizontally?
Added on Mon, Jun 18, 2012
Does fatigue failure of an expansion joint include the natural vibration of the structure and the natural frequency of the piping system during operation?
Added on Sat, Dec 10, 2011
What is bellows I.D.?
Added on Tue, Feb 8, 2011
How does an expansion bellows function?
Added on Wed, Jul 6, 2011