Application areas of expansion joints

Cost-effective complete solutions for sustainable processes.

The application spectrum encompasses everything from plant engineering and power plant construction to process technology, and from the paper and pulp industry to the chemical industry. The aim is to always provide sustainable benefits so that production processes run smoothly. That’s why Frenzelit has such a good reputation among countless industrial companies around the world.

A few practical examples are shown in the following – with solutions for your field, too:

Mobility

Shipbuilding

Gas turbine exhaust systems

  • Type 1.131/03
  • Temperature: 570 °C
  • Pressure: 40 mbar
  • Movement: 50 mm in all directions
  • Application: GT units for commercial shipping and marine

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Diesel exhaust systems

  • Type 1.011/IS
  • Temperature: 650°C
  • Pressure: 60 mbar
  • Movement: axial: 25 mm, lateral: 15 mm
  • Application: Marine

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Seal in gas duct and ship design

  • Type 1.422
  • Temperature: 500°C
  • Pressure: 5 mbar
  • Movement: axial: 40 mm, lateral: 10 mm
  • Application: Yachts

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Gas tank seal

  • Type 1.201
  • Temperature: 150°C
  • Pressure: 100 mbar
  • Movement: axial 40 mm, lateral: 10 mm
  • Application: LPG gas tanker

Elastomer expansion joints

Metal expansion joints for exhaust systems

  • Type FR-UN DN900
  • Temperature: 600 °C
  • Pressure: 500 mbar
  • Movement: axial: 20 mm, lateral: 35 mm
  • Application: LPG gas tanker

Metal expansion joint

Commercial vehicle

Diesel engine intake ventilation

  • Size: 580 x 340 mm

Rubber expansion joints

Rail vehicles

Rubber expansion joint for engine ventilation at the bogie of a train

  • Size: 600 x 580 mm

Rubber expansion joints

Energy

Coal-fired power plant

Cooling tower seal for coal-fired power plant

  • Specially designed fabric expansion joints

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Coal-fired power plant

Expansion joints with pantograph control guide in exhaust gas cleaning

Expansion joints for large movements, wind loads

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Elastomer expansion joints

Multi-laminated PTFE expansion joints

Coal-fired power plant

Expansion joints with pantograph control guide at boiler outlet

Expansion joints for large movements due to wind loads

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Elastomer expansion joints

Multi-laminated PTFE expansion joints

Coal-fired power plant

Gas turbine power plant

Gas turbine power plant

Gas turbine exhaust system for high temperatures

The most highly stressed expansion joint in the exhaust system directly at the turbine outlet with exhaust gas temperature of max. 700 °C and an axial compression of minus 110 mm with simultaneous lateral shifting of 50 mm. The expansion joint is located directly at the junction of the outer-insulated turbine flange to the inner-insulated exhaust gas duct.

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Gas turbine power plant

Multi-tube boiler seal at waste heat boiler of gas turbine

  • Specially designed fabric/non-metallic expansion joints

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Gas turbine power plant

Double fabric expansion joint as boiler seal for waste heat boiler of gas turbine

  • Specially designed fabric/non-metallic expansion joints

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Gas turbine power plant

Fabric expansion joint as boiler seal for waste heat boiler of gas turbine at base

Bolted connection for high temperatures at base

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Gas turbine power plant

Fabric expansion joints as boiler seal for waste heat boiler of gas turbine

Frenzelit fabric expansion joints for high axial and different lateral movements

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Steam turbines

Waste incineration plants

Header pipe bellow on breakthrough at incinerator boiler with chute entry

  • Specially designed fabric/non-metallic expansion joints

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Waste incineration plants

Corner segment at incinerator boiler

  • Specially designed fabric/non-metallic expansion joints

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Waste incineration plants

Conveyor technology

Chemical & petrochemical industry

Desalination plants

Rubber expansion joints up to DN 4000 / 40 bar

Rubber expansion joints

Process water/wastewater

Flexible rubber expansion joints

Rubber expansion joints

Process water/wastewater containing solids

Abrasion-resistant rubber expansion joint hose with support for wastewater containing solids

Rubber expansion joints

Wood, paper & pulp industry

Paper industry

Expansion unit for hood supply and exhaust air for a paper machine

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Paper industry

Double bellow with intermediate pipe as well as a special construction of the holding rod to catch the intermediate pipe for paper machines

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Glass, steel, iron & aluminum industry

Continuous annealing furnaces

Non-metallic expansion joints at steering rolls for continuous annealing furnaces

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Annealing furnaces

Double expansion joints at the rapid cooling section of an annealing furnace

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Tandem expansion joints at the final cooling section of an annealing furnace

Fabric and non-metallic expansion joints

Rubber expansion joints at the final cooling section of an annealing furnace

Up to DN 240 / 320

Rubber expansion joints

Strip galvanizing lines

Copper mines

Rubber expansion joint with PTFE lining for outlet of a washer in a copper mine

Rubber expansion joints

Food & drinking water industry

Drinking water industry

Flexible rubber expansion joints

Rubber expansion joints

Machine manufacturing & plant engineering

Bulk material loading devices

Rubber expansion joint to seal bulk material loading devices

Rubber expansion joints