U.S. Bellows, Inc., the expansion joint division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc., specially designed and manufactured fabric expansion joints reaching sizes up to 32′ x 12′ for a power station in New York. The largest of the expansion joints that are to support the air ducts of the power station, was designed at 32′ x 12′, while the others measured at 10′ x 12′. The expansion joints were fabricated with high-temperature fabric belts and 4″ thick insulation pillows. The designing conditions were at 30″ WC and 950°F.
May 24, 2002