These fabric expansion joints were fabricated from stainless steel pipe and flanges with a three layer fabric belt protected by an insulation pillow. Each joint is 44″ ID x 40″ face-to-face and designed for 3 PSIG at 845°F. The expansion joints are designed for a lateral movement of 1/2″ and an angular rotation of 1.5°. Stainless steel covers were included to protect the fabric expansion element from possible outside damage.
44″ Dia. Fabric Expansion Joints Designed for a Chemical Plant
April 4, 2015