Metal Rectangular Expansion Joints

Metal Rectangular Expansion Joints

Are all metal rectangular expansion joints created equal? Not even close.

Many after-market metal rectangles are made with a V-profile with a miter weld at the corners – these are flawed design features. The longest lasting designs have a U-profile with round corners.

This is a video that is of interest to design and maintenance engineers.

Length: 2:12

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About The Author

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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