U.S. Bellows designed and fabricated a rectangular metallic expansion joint with mitered corners for a gas turbine in New York. This unit’s dimensions are 37″ in width by 102″ in length by 16″ face-to-face. The bellows, frame ends and internal liner are fabricated from 300 series stainless steel. The expansion joint is designed for +/- 100″ water column and for a temperature range of -20°F to 800°F. It is designed for an axial movement of 1/2″ with a lateral offset of 1/2″. A dye penetrant examination and air and soap leak test was performed prior to shipment.
November 16, 2014