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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
How do the bellows flex when you have a solid rod connecting each end together?
Added on Fri, Oct 19, 2012
How would I determine the equivalent length of an expansion joint within a piping system?
Added on Mon, Jun 18, 2012
How do I insulate large piping expansion joints?
Added on Sat, Apr 16, 2011
What other name is the toroidal pipe expansion joint known as?
Added on Thu, May 15, 2014
What are the travel limits for the tie rods?
Added on Sat, Dec 10, 2011