Tied Universal Expansion Joints Designed for a Vapor Line Used for Rail Car Loading
U.S. Bellows, Inc. custom designed and fabricated tied universal expansion joints for a vapor line used for rail car loading at the Houston ship channel. The expansion joints are 12" dia. x 40" O.A.L. The bellows are fabricated from 304 stainless steel and the flanges and limit rods are carbon steel. They are designed for 100°F at 1 psig and capable of 5" axial movement. Each unit was 100% dye penetrant tested and soap and air tested prior to shipment.