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Universal Rectangular Expansion Joint for a Mining Operation

June 27, 2011

Universal Rectangular Expansion Joint for a Mining Operation
This universal rectangular expansion joint is fabricated entirely of carbon steel with COR-TEN™ steel bellows for a mining operation in the mountains of Chile. COR-TEN™ steel is high strength and ideal for resisting corrosion. It measures 73-1/4″ L x 52″ W x 96″ H, weighs 2,700 lb. and was painted with universal shop primer. This expansion joint was 100% dye penetrant tested, and a soap and air test was performed prior to shipment

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Tied Universal Expansion Joints Designed for a Power Generation Plant in Texas

June 22, 2011

Tied Universal Expansion Joints
This week’s feature is on tied universal expansion joints designed for piping in a power generation plant in Texas. They are 6″ in diameter, 60″ in length, and will be used in a hot air application. The pipe, lugs and weld ends are fabricated from carbon steel, and the bellows are 321 stainless steel. The expansion joints are designed for 100°F at 3 psig and are capable of 6″ lateral movement. Each unit was 100% dye penetrant tested and soap and air tested prior to shipment

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90″ Universal Flanged and Flued Head Expansion Joint and Duct Work Assembly

June 3, 2011

90 inch Universal Flanged and Flued Head Expansion Joint and Duct Work Assembly
This universal flanged and flued head expansion joint and duct work assembly is designed for a 90″ diameter line. It includes slotted hinge plates installed across the bellows to carry the weight of the duct between the bellows and equalize the axial compression between the two bellows. The flanged and flued heads, duct and weld ends are fabricated from 304 H stainless steel. The expansion joint is designed for 2″ axial compression, 2-1/2″ lateral deflection, and 1150°F at 5 PSIG. A spot x-ray test, soap and air test, and 100% dye penetrant exam were performed prior to shipment

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