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Custom Single Expansion Joints for an Asphault Facility in Saudi Arabia

September 16, 2019

Usbellows single expansion joint 157836


 Type:  Single Expansion Joints
 Size:  19 11/16″ Long | 12″ Nominal Pipe Size
 Material:  316 Stainless Steel | Carbon Steel
 Design:  220°F Operating Temp. @ 75 psig | 0.6″ Axial & Lateral
 Testing:  100% Dye-Penetrant

U.S. Bellows custom designed these single expansion joints for an asphalt facility in Saudi Arabia. They are 19 11/16″ long and a nominal pipe size of 12″. The bellows and liners were fabricated from 316 stainless steel, with the flanges and tie rods from carbon steel. They are designed for an operating pressure of 75 psig at 220°F and 0.6″ axial compression and lateral deflection. The units were 100% dye-penetrant tested and hydro-tested prior to shipment.

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Universal Expansion Joint with Oversized Bellows for a Crude Oil Line Application in Saudi Arabia

September 3, 2019

Usbellows universal expansion joint 148639

Type: Universal Expansion Joints
Size: 48″ Diameter | 77″ FTF
Material: 316 Stainless Steel | Carbon Steel
Design 150°F Operating Temp. @ 25 psig | 5.3″ Axial | 2″ Lateral
Testing: Hydro-tested @ 50 psig

U.S. Bellows custom designed this universal expansion joint for a crude oil line at an oil refinery in Saudi Arabia. This expansion joint was specially designed with oversized bellows to keep a smooth flow of oil along the line and avoid turbulence. The bellows were fabricated from a 316 stainless steel with all of the other components from carbon steel. The unit is 48″ in diameter and 77″ face-to-face. It is designed for an operating temperature of 150°F at 25 psig, 5.3″ of axial compression, and 2″ of lateral deflection. The unit was hydro-tested at 50 psig prior to shipment.

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