Metal expansion joints

High performance in pipe systems with high temperatures and pressures

Energy / Oil&Gas / Industry

Mainly used in refineries, petrochemical plants, shipyards, etc., to absorb movements, vibrations, and tensions in the pipe systems with fluids at temperatures up to 1200ºC (2200ºF) and standard pressures up to 100 bar (1500 psi).

SIMPLE WELDING ENDS

This expansion joint is made up of a single bellows with its connections.

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DOUBLE WELDING ENDS

A universal expansion joint is made up of two single bellows separated by a central pipe spool with its connections.

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SIMPLE

This metal expansion joint consists of a single bellows with flanges

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SIMPLE TIE-RODS

This metal expansion joint is made of a single bellows with its connections, to which control rods are attached

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SIMPLE WITH SLEEVES

This expansion joint is made up of a single bellows with sleeves, that allow BIKAR to produce it at the required length

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UNIVERSAL

A universal expansion joint is made of two single bellows separated by a central pipe and with flanges

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UNIVERSAL TIE-RODS

This expansion joint is made up two single bellows separated by a central pipe and flanges with tie-rods

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HINGED

This expansion joint is made up of a single bellows and some metal articulations with their corresponding pivots, which allow angular rotation along a single plane

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HINGED DOUBLE

This expansion joint is made of two articulated bellows joined by means of an intermediate sleeve

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GIMBALL

Designed to allow angular rotation along any plane, with the use of two pairs of articulations applied to a common, floating cardan ring

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CARDAN DOUBLE

This expansion joint is made of two articulated cardan bellows joined by means of an intermediate sleeve

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ELBOW PRESSURE BALANCE

Designed to absorb lateral and/or axial movements eliminating the thrust caused by the internal pressure

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IN LINE PRESSURE BALANCE

This metallic expansion joint expansion joint is designed to absorb axial and lateral movements while retaining the force of the pressure

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PRESSURE BALANCED SHORT

This metallic expansion joint expansion joint is designed to absorb axial and lateral movements while retaining the pressure thrust with minimum possible length.

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HIGH WAVE

These expansion joints are characterized by a high convolution profile and thick ply construction.

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RECTANGULAR

Rectangular metal pipe expansion joints have a variety of applications in the power, petrochemical, refining, chemical, and steel industries.

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REFRACTORY LINED-FCCU

Expansion joints used in FCC units service are highly engineered units and one of the most critical and complex types of expansion joints manufactured

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Pursuant to requirements established under EJMA standards, ANSI codes applicable to piping, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel (Section VIII, Appendix26), ASME B31.1 (Appendix X) and pursuant to the European Directive for pressure equipment PED97/23/EC andstandards EN13445, EN13480, and EN14917.

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