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Compare FlexCom’s Custom Metal Bellows Expansion Joints

Name Design Application
Universal expansion joint Two bellows separated by pipe spool; no restraints Large lateral movements; axial compression; extension and angular deflection
Tied universal expansion joint Two bellows separated by pipe spool; two tie rods for resistance to pressure thrusts Large lateral movements in high pressure applications
Hinged expansion joint Single bellows; length restrained by hinged mechanism Angular movement in single plane
Hinged universal expansion joint Two bellows separated by pipe spool; hinge assembly at each bellows Large lateral movements; angular movement in single plane; resists pressure thrust
Slotted hinge expansion joint Similar to hinged universal expansion joint; hinge pin passes through slots in hinge plates Angular movements; some axial movement
Tied single expansion joint Single bellows; two tie rods restrain length of bellows Reduces tension, stress, lateral movement vibrations and oscillation; angular deflection in single plane
Gimbal expansion joint Single bellows; two hinge mechanisms Resists pressure thrust; permits angular movement in any plane

Turn to FlexCom for all your metal bellows expansion joint applications. FlexCom designs and builds custom industrial fabric and metal expansion joints, delivered on time, every time. We provide consistently superior customer service and precision-engineered products for the optimum solution for all your industrial expansion joint needs. 

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