Non-metallic(Fabric) expansion joints are flexible connectors designed to provide stress relief in ducting systems by absorbing movement caused by thermal changes.
They also act as vibration iso,ators, shock absorbers and in some instances to make up for minor misaligment of adjoining ductiing or equipment.
They are fabricated from a wide variety of non-metallic materials, including synthetic elastomers, fabrics, insullation materials and fluoroplastics, depending on the designs.
Although the major user of the non-metallic joint continues to be power generation industry, the use of this product has expanded into virtually every industry which conveys.
A partial list of those industries is as follows:
a) Fossil Fired Plants
b) Gas Turbine Plants
c) Cogeneration Plants
d) Nuclear Power Plants
2.Pulp and Paper Plants
13.HVAC-Heating,Ventilating and Air Conditionsingdu