U.S. Bellows, Inc. manufactured 87, rectangular fabric expansion joints for a furnace application at a chemical plant in Texas. The joints were designed at 11″ W.C. and 750 degrees F for ½ ” axial and lateral movements. The fabric belts on these joints are composed of three layers. They were equipped with a telescoping liner and 2″ thick insulation pillows to reduce the heat transfer.
August 30, 2002