This 3,400 lb. expansion joint is capable of 2.3″ lateral movement and 1.5″ axial movement and was designed for 65 PSIG and 1076ºF. It was made with SB-409 alloy 800 bellows and 316H piping and gimbal components. The dimension of this expansion joint is 24″ x 168″ x 71″. This gimbal expansion joint contains two sets of hinge pins or pivots with the axis of each set perpendicular to each other. To ensure the quality of the product, the joints were 100% X-rayed and hydro-tested at 120 PSIG prior to delivery.
May 4, 2005