AX2 Flanged Axial Bellow


Designed to accept linear expansion on copper and stainless steel pipe systems. Standard product details are shown below, although these may vary dependant upon application and PED requirements.

Material Specification:

  • Flanges: Carbon steel PN16 with stainless steel facings (stainless steel to all wetted areas)
  • Convolutions: 316 stainless steel
  • Internal Sleeve: 316 stainless steel

Working Conditions:

  • Pressure: 16 Bar
  • Temperature: 120 OC
  • Test: 5x working

PED Requirements

All bellows supplied by Shawston are manufactured and certified in accordance with EU PED legislation and as such carry the relevant CE certification where required.

The anchor loads generated by this type of axial expansion compensator are high. A bracket guide with a low frictional resistance should be used.

Please note these units are not suitable for use on a drop rod system and need to be suitably guided using a low friction slide guide, or roller chair and guide. Please contact Shawston Technical Department for positioning of anchors and subsequent support centres.

Key Features:

  • Requires full guiding.
  • Available for any temperature or pressure.
  • Supplied with CE certs where applicable.
  • Internal flow liner as standard.
  • Bellows are pre-cold drawn.
CODE Size (mm) Axial Compression (mm) Installed Length Effective Area CM2 Force to Compress N/mm
EXAX203532nb / 35cu301301439
EXAX204240nb / 42cu301302053
EXAX205450nb / 54cu502253253
EXAX206765nb / 67cu502254991
EXAX207680nb/ 76cu502306699
EXAX2108100nb / 108cu50230124121
EXAX2133125nb / 133cu60240180117
EXAX2159150nb / 159cu60240262173