U.S. Bellows, Inc., the expansion joint division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc., specially designed and fabricated a 12′ x 30′ x 12″ face to face, high temperature, fabric expansion joint. The expansion joint was fabricated with a 3-layered fabric belt, A516 Gr. 70 telescoping liners / frame, and insulation pillows. It was designed at 650°F and 30″ WC for 1/2″ compression and 1/4″ lateral. This expansion joint will be installed in an exhaust system at a power plant in New York. EJMA standards, Fluid Sealing Association standards, and B31.3 code were used in the design and fabrication of these joints.
April 19, 2002