Expansion Joint Piping Systems and Concepts

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June 29, 2016

Water Hammer In Piping

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   This month – Water Hammer In Piping The big bang You shut off the […]
April 18, 2016

The Heartache of Thermal Shock

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   This month – The Heartache of Thermal Shock Why your stainless steel ducting system […]
November 3, 2015

Piping System Reliability

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   This month – Bellows; the “electrical fuse” of a piping system. How expansion joints […]
May 8, 2015

Thermal Growth of Rings and Cylinders

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   This month – Party Conversations about Steam Steam turbines, condensers, vacuum, and popcorn. Expanding […]
February 19, 2015

Party Conversations about Steam

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   This month – Party Conversations about Steam Steam turbines, condensers, vacuum, and popcorn. Steam […]
December 18, 2014

How an In-Line Externally Pressurized Pressure-Balanced Works

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   This month – Protecting Piping From Anchor Failures Whoa, what’s up with all the […]
July 12, 2014

Understanding Bellows Internal Pressure

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   Understanding Bellows Pressure Capacity Simple concepts of convoluted shapes K.I.S.S. – Keep It Simple […]
July 12, 2014

Why Stainless Steel Doesn’t Rust

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   A tale of two metals Most bellows are made from 300 series stainless steel […]
July 12, 2014

Torsion on Expansion Joints in Piping Systems

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   Torsion on Expansion Joints in Piping Systems Understanding design Avoid bellows and torque When […]
July 12, 2014

Metal Bellows Cycle Life – EJMA vs ASME

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   Will the real cycle life please stand up How can three well-respected codes, or […]
July 12, 2014

Moving Laterally in an Axial World

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   Going in another direction Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “If a man does not […]
July 12, 2014

Why An Expansion Joint Works – Part II

*For original article with graphics click the PDF link attached below.   The bellows exposed There’s no mystery as to why a bellows can flex – […]