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The axial load is transferred through expansion joint itself and the limit rod is for safety? Is my understanding is correct?
|Yes, the limit rod will prevent damage of expansion joint in case of anchor failure in the line. Also, the rod will prevent damage to the expansion joint by distributing the movements evenly between the bellows.
What are convolutions on bellows for expansion joints?
Added on Mon, Feb 7, 2011
Is it okay to put guides on only one side of the expansion joint?
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
Can you explain how carbon steel does not have sufficient elasticity?
Added on Thu, May 15, 2014
What are intermediate anchors used for in the expansion joint system?
Added on Thu, Feb 10, 2011