January 2013

Universal Expansion Joints

January 25, 2013

A universal expansion joint is comprised of two bellows connected by a common prep or center spool. This type of assembly allows any combination of the three basic movements: axial, lateral and angufar. A universal expansion joint Is general used to cases with more lateral movement than can be absorbed by a single axial expansion […]

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Multi-ply Expansion Joints

January 15, 2013

BOA universal expanston joints incorporate the well-known BOA bellows. This multi~ply bellows design has proven lobs except onatly effective’ in absorbing lhermal expansion m piping systems. II Is abre lo wllhsland hig ~ I i ne pressures with I he combined strength of several layers, yet remain the flexibility and movement capacity associated with each […]

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Did you know that American Boa was the first to qualify for ISO 10380

January 4, 2013

What Is ISO 1 0380? ISO 10380 is a standard thatspecifies performance requirements for the design, manufacture, and testing of corrugated metallic hose and hose assemblies. What Does It Mean To Me? Prior to ISO 10380 the user of metal hose and hose assemblies had only the reputation of the manufacturer to determine the product reliability. A manufacturer could publish bend radii and […]

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