|This single reinforced expansion joint is 16″ in diameter and is 15-1/8″ in length. The expansion joint is fabricated with 316L stainless steel bellows, liner, weld ends, and bellows reinforcement. This expansion joint weighs 170 lbs and is used in a feed pre-heater. It is designed and fabricated to ASME Section VIII for 581 PSIG at 842°F with a travel capacity of 0.496″ compression. 100% Dye-Penetrate testing was performed for the bellow attachment welds as well as 100% X-Ray testing on the long seam welds of the bellows and pipe ends. In addition, Hydro-testing was performed at 764 PSIG to assure quality and performance.
January 11, 2006