Axial expansion joints are designed to absorb axial movement (tension and compression in its longitudinal axis). The thermal expansion of the straight pipe section between two fixed points can be absorbed by an axial expansion joint with a relatively compact built-in length. ...

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  • What is the pipe expansion joint?

    What is the pipe expansion joint?

    The pipe compensator is also called a pipe expansion joint. It is composed of bellows (a kind of elastic element) and accessories such as end pipes, brackets, flanges, and conduits that constitute the main body of the work. ...

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  • What are Metal expansion joints?

    What are Metal expansion joints?

    Metal expansion joints (also called compensators) are compensating elements for thermal expansion and relative movement in pipelines, containers and machines. They consist of one or more metal bellows, connectors at both ends, and tie rods that depend on the application. They are differentiated acco ...

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  • What is a coupling?

    What is a coupling?

    A coupling is a mechanical element part that connects two shafts together to accurately transmit the power from the drive side to the driven side while absorbing the mounting error (misalignment), etc. of the two shafts. Coupling in the machine industry is interpreted as “a part that connects ...

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