The burst test is primarily conducted on bellows. Normally, hydraulic pressure is slowly increased until failure occurs. Based on the burst test results, a safety factor is applied. This establishes the ultimate pressure rating.
Live Expansion Joint Webinar
• U.S. Bellows – Fabric Expansion Joints • Dec. 16, 2021 – Thur. – 10 am CDT
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