bellows expansion joint

bellows expansion joint

[′bel·ōz ik′span·shən ‚jȯint]
(design engineering)
In a run of piping, a joint formed with a flexible metal bellows which compress or stretch to compensate for linear expansion or contraction of the run of piping.

bellows expansion joint

In a run of piping, a joint formed with flexible metal bellows which compress or stretch to compensate for linear expansion or contraction of the run of piping.
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CleanTech's products include wind turbine towers, bellows expansion joints and pressure vessels, which are broadly used in the wind power, steel, coking, petrochemical, high voltage electricity transmission and thermoelectric industries.
Established in 1927, Teddington operates from Dafen Park near Llanelli, supplying bellows expansion joints and associated products, exporting across the world since the 1960s.
Bellows expansion joints are hi-tech joints that compensate for movements in pipework and ducting caused by seismic movement, vibration or changes in temperature and pressure.