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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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.