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Metal Expansion Joints

Metal Gasket Group
Garlock Metal Expansion Joints - Available in Asia Pacific Region only

Metal Expansion Joints are a specially engineered product installed in a rigid piping system to:

  • Absorb movement
  • Compensate for misalignment
  • Relieve system strain due to thermal change, load stress, pumping surges, wear or settling

Metal Expansion Joints products need to conform to industry standards such as EJMA. Under the guidance of these standards, Garlock offers a complete range of metal expansion joints with the ability to design joints to individual customer requirements. Rigid engineering and quality control of Garlock metal expansion joints are what back up our assurance of long life and reliable service. Garlock metal expansion joints carry additional safety factors to increase fatigue life of bellows 10 times of EJMA guidance.

Find technical information for Expansion Joint Products


A Single Metal Expansion joint is the simplest type of metal expansion joint with single bellow construction welded or flanged to end fittings.


A Universal Double Metal Expansion Joint consists of two bellows connected by a center tube, welded or flanges to pipe ends.


A Tied Double Metal Expansion Joint consists of two bellows connected by a center tube piece with tie rods.


A Gimbal Metal Expansion Joint is designed to absorb pressure thrust and angular rotation in any plane by two pairs of hinges connected to a...


A Hinged Metal Expansion Joint contains one bellow and is designed to absorb angular rotation in one plane only by one pair of hinges.


A Pressure Balanced Metal Expansion Joint is designed to absorb axial movement and/or lateral deflection while pressure loading upon piping or...

The External Pressurized Metal Expansion Joint is designed that the pressure is acting to the bellows externally while the inside of the bellows...


Rectangular Expansion Joint may be subjected to axial movement, angular movement, lateral deflection or any combination of these occurring at the...