Jord Bellows

Metal Expansion Joint

Experience

Jord Bellows is the leading supplier of metal expansion joints to all sectors of industry in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

The Jord Bellows team has extensive experience in all industries requiring expansion joints. It has designed and manufactured joints for major construction and shutdown contracts for petroleum refineries, steel mills, aluminum smelters, and power stations, often solving complex piping problems.

Design
The Jord Bellows’ experienced engineers focus on design and material selection to ensure the longest possible bellows life, with optimum resistance to fatigue and corrosion.

Some of our commonly used materials include stainless steel 321, 316, and 304, Incoloy 825 and 800, Inconel 625 and 600, Nickel 200, 253 MA, Hastelloy, and 254 SMO.

Manufacturing

Jord Bellows’ workshop is equipped with the most modern and versatile hydraulic, mechanical, and punch-forming machines available. Our fully qualified tradesmen have many decades of experience in expansion joint manufacture and the use of exotic metals.

Jord Bellows can form from 50mm to 5000mm in diameter at working pressures up to 4000 k Pa.

Range

Jord Bellows designs and manufactures a full range of expansion joints, including single and double unrestrained joints, tied joints, hinged joints and gimbal joints. Externally pressurised joints, pressure-balanced joints, and rectangular joints are also available.

All these assemblies are available with flanged ends, weld ends, internal sleeves (liners), and covers.

In addition, Jord Bellows will design non-standard expansion joints to cope with individual plant requirements.

Quality Assurance

Jord Bellows is fully certified to ISO 9001: 2000 and has achieved Germanischer Lloyd Certification. Jord Bellows’ designs comply with EJMA, the world-recognised code for expansion joint design. All our vessels are designed and manufactured to AS 1210 or ASME Sec VIII. Our QA Team is experienced in detailed traceability and documentation procedures.

Specification

The standard bellows performance data in this catalog is based on the following specifications:

Bellows Material: A240 321 Stainless steel
Hardware Material: AS3678 Grade 250
Weld ends, all Pressures: A53 Grade B, standard weight
Flange ends 100 to 240kPa: AS2129 Table ‘D’
Flange ends 700 to 1000kPa: AS2 129 Table ‘E’
Flange ends 1400 to 2000kPa: AS2129 Table ‘H’
or ANSI 150 (if required)

Code

Bellows in this catalog are designed to conform to stresses in the EJMA standards in conjunction with allowable stresses as shown in AS1210 (unfired pressure vessel code). All Bellows calculations used in computer analysis are to formulae as stated in the EJMA standards.
> Australian Standard AS 1210
> Australian Standard AS 1554
> Australian Standard AS 4041
> Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association (EJMA) Standards
> ASME VIII Division 1

Attachments:
1. Metal Expansion Joints

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