U.S. Bellows/PT&P specially designed and fabricated 40 externally pressurized expansion joints for the piping system of a steam plant in Kent, Ohio. The sizes of the expansion joints ranged from 10 to 24. The expansion joints were designed at 150 psig and 350 °F for a maximum of 4 compressions and fabricated with 304 SS bellows and carbon steel shell and flanges. The joints were leak tested before shipment.
January 11, 2002