Power Plant Steam Turbine Cross Over Expansion Joint

Power Plant Steam Turbine Cross Over Expansion Joint

When a steam turbine is upgraded to operate at a higher pressure the expansion joints need a new stress analysis along with a hydro-test.

This is a video that is of interest to maintenance and turbine engineers, and plant managers.

Steam Turbine Cross Over Expansion Joint

When a steam turbine is upgraded to operate at a higher pressure the expansion joints need a new stress analysis along with a hydro-test.

This is a video that is of interest to maintenance and turbine engineers, and plant managers.

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Greg Perkins
Greg Perkins
President & General Manager

Greg Perkins has 25 years experience in the expansion joint industry. In his previous employment with Senior Flexonics Pathway, Greg Perkins held the position of CEO and General Manager for 11 years. Prior positions include project engineer, director of engineering, and business unit manager.

In addition Greg, a degreed engineer, served on both the EJMA (expansion joint manufacturers association) technical and management committee tasked with developing/updating bellows and expansion joint performance criteria. Proficient in ASME design codes. Patents include high temperature piping restraint structures for expansion joint applications.

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