In-line expansion joint
Metraflex’s Seismic Gator in-line expansion joint is designed to protect piping spanning the building’s seismic joint.
Metraflex’s Seismic Gator in-line expansion joint is designed to protect piping spanning the building’s seismic joint. Capable of 4 in. of movement in all directions, this rugged, streamlined joint’s small profile makes it ideal for applications requiring a minimal footprint. The Seismic Gator is a strong, compact seismic expansion joint capable of handling high temperatures and pressures. It requires guiding and significant anchoring, and is available with flange, groove and weld connections. It has a maximum working pressure of 150 psi, and a maximum working temperature of 700 F.
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