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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.
Do you normally recommend tie-rods for a single expansion joint?
Added on Mon, Jun 18, 2012
Is the branch of a balanced Tee in the normal process flow path? Or is it sealed off?
Added on Thu, Nov 3, 2011
Can a double gimble expansion joint be used both vertically and horizontally without any extra piping support?
Added on Tue, Oct 16, 2012
What is an RFSO flange?
Added on Sat, Apr 16, 2011
How are the seals retained?
Added on Fri, May 9, 2014