U.S. Bellows custom designed universal expansion joints for an oil refinery in the Philippines. The bellows and liner are fabricated from 304 stainless steel and the cover, tie rods, flanges and pipe spool are carbon steel. The sizes are 18″ dia. x 60.5″ long, 28″ dia. x 80.75″ and 36″ dia. x 40″ long. The units are designed with movement indicators and for 50 psig at 655°F. They are capable of 0.675″ compression, 0.375″ lateral and 1″ angular. The bellows and pipes were 100% x-rayed, PMI examined and hydro-testedRead More
Single Expansion Joints Manufactured for a Lab at Michigan State University
March 17, 2014
These custom single expansion joints were manufactured for a rare isotopes beams lab at Michigan State University. They are 1″ and 1-1/2″ in diameter and fabricated entirely of 304 stainless steel. The expansion joints are capable of 1″ movement, 380 lb. and 150 psig at 400°F. Dye penetrant exam and helium leak test was conducted prior to shipment.