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Single Expansion Joints for a Pipeline in Louisiana

October 30, 2017

Single Expansion Joints for a Pipeline in Louisiana

Type: Single Expansion Joint
Size: 13.5″ Diameter & 6″ OAL
Material: 304 Stainless Steel | CS
Design 300°F  at 85 psig 1″ Axil & 0.10″ Lateral
Testing: 100% Hydro-tested

U.S. Bellows, Inc. designed these single expansion joints for a pipeline in Louisiana. The expansion joints are 13.5″ in diameter and 6″ OAL. The bellows and liner are fabricated from 304L stainless steel and the flanges from carbon steel. The expansion joints were designed for a temperature of 300°F at 85 psig with 1″ of axial compression and 0.10″ of lateral deflection. All expansion joints were hydro-tested prior to shipment.

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Custom 335″ Long Universal Expansion Joint for an ACC Unit in New York

October 2, 2017

Custom 335" Long Universal Expansion Joint for an ACC Unit in New York

Type: Universal Expansion Joint
Size: 118″ CL-to-CL, 132 3/8″ FTF, & 24″ OD
Material: 304 Stainless Steel/Carbon Steel
Design: 400°F at 310 psig & 1 1/8″ Lateral Movement
Testing: Dye-Penetrant, PMI, X-Ray, and Hydrotested at 465 psig

U.S. Bellows custom designed 8 of these 335″ long universal expansion joints for a vacuum ducting service, exposed to high velocity steam and condensate for an ACC unit in New York. The bellows were completely fabricated from 304 stainless steel, with the weld-ends and hardware from carbon steel. The units are 127″ in diameter and 335″ in length. They are designed for an operating pressure at full vacuum to 15 psi at -10 to 250°F and 7.25″ of lateral deflection. The units were vacuum tested at 28.5″ of mercury, 100% dye-penetrant examined, and X-ray long seam bellows.

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