Posts by bpadmin

Custom U-Belt™ Flexible Connectors: Highly Customizable, Easy to Install, Cost-Efficient, and Durable

Fabric Expansion Joint - Fan

When FlexCom engineers and designers brainstormed versatile solutions — highly customizable, easy to install, cost efficient — the result was the U-Belt™ flexible connector. U-Belt™ flexible connectors enhance a wide range of applications, whether used in new installations or for refurbishing and repairs. FlexCom creates U-Belts shapes and sizes custom-made for the application. The all-fabric…

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Maximizing Landfill Energy Plant Benefits with Metal Bellows Expansion Joints

Metal Bellows-LandFill

Landfill waste-to-energy plants and gas-to-energy plants provide a number of benefits to the environment, to the community, and to the landfill owners and operators themselves. The degree to which landfill energy plants provide the benefits hinges on the efficiency of the plants. More efficient gas-to-energy or waste-to-energy plants trap and eliminate more environmental hazards; provide…

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For Industrial Air-Moving, Fan Isolation Joints Take Care of Fans

You need to take care of the fans. It’s true in any line of work — you need to take care of the most enthusiastic customers and colleagues. Yet nowhere is taking care of fans more important than in the business of heavy-duty industrial blowers, industrial air-moving equipment, and industrial fans. Industrial fan manufacturers who…

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HRSGs Designed with Custom Expansion Joint Technology from an Experienced Manufacturer Lead to Greater Operational Efficiency

Metal Bellows Expansion Joint

When it comes to equipping a sophisticated machine like a Heat Recovery Steam Generator with damage-mitigating expansion joints, a sophisticated, experienced manufacturer matters. Professionals know that Custom Industrial Expansion Joints are critical for the energy efficiency, operational efficiency, and cost efficiency of Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) due to their strong ability to mitigate damage…

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Expansion Joint Challenges In Gas Turbine Exhaust Applications

Designing an effective custom expansion joint for a GTX (Gas Turbine Exhaust) application requires strict attention to a number of unique engineering problems. Typically installed in the vital space between the turbine duct and exhaust duct, a GTX expansion joint represents a single point of failure – if the joint fails, the plant ceases to operate as the…

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NV Energy Case Study

Customer: NV Energy • Las Vegas, NV NV Energy, Inc. provides electricity and natural gas to more than two million customers throughout Nevada and parts of California. The company’s service area covers approximately 54,500 square miles. Challenge The Edward W. Clark Generating Station, dating back to 1954, is the oldest steam-generated power plant in Nevada. Today,…

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Air Liquide Case Study

Customer: Air Liquide Inc. • Houston, TX Air Liquide Inc., located in 80 countries, is a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health. Air Liquide has more than 5,000 U.S. employees, over 200 locations including more than 140 industrial gas plants and approximately 2,000 miles of pipeline. Challenge Air Liquide’s Hydrogen Manufacturing…

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Understanding Cycle Life in Expansion Joints

Industrial expansion joints, by their very nature, are designed and fabricated to compensate for a combination of heat, pressure, movement, vibration and abrasion. An expansion joint, however, is not itself immune to these same stresses and inevitably will fail as it reaches the end of its design life.  The design engineer must create an industrial…

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