Expansion joints used in FCCU service are exposed to high temperatures, high pressure, large movement conditions and very aggressive media and therefore they are considered highly engineered units and one of the most critical and complex types of expansion joints manufactured.
Type of FCCU Expansion Joints
Typical types of expansion joints used in FCCU applications are Restrained Universal, Gimbal, Hinged and Pressure Balanced (in-line and elbow type) and can be categorized in three major groups:
- Cold Wall
- Hot Wall