Rubber Expansion Joints

Rubber Expansion Joints

UIP rubber expansion joints provide time-tested ways to accommodate pressure loads, relieve movement stresses, reduce noise, isolate vibration, compensate for misalignment after plants go on stream, and prolong the life of motive equipment.  Hand-crafted rubber expansion joints are available in single – and multi-arch designs and are custom-engineered to fit your application requirements.

Available options include PTFE-lined, eccentric reducing, concentric reducing, filled arch, lightweight and off-set configurations.  They can be designed to operate up to 200 psi and withstand temperatures up to 500º F.  Sizes available from 1/2″ to 144″.

Benefits of Rubber Expansion Joints

  • Economy of minimal face-to-face dimensions
  • Lightweight construction requires no special handling equipment
  • Insulates against the transfer of noise and vibration
  • Compensates for misalignment
  • No electrolysis
  • Greater recovery from movement
  • Ease of Installation
  • Small space requirements
  • Low movement forces required
  • Reduced fatigue factor
  • Reduced heat loss
  • Corrosion and erosion resistant
  • No gaskets required