Expansion Joints



An expansion joint is a specially engineered product inserted in a rigid piping system to achier one or more of the following:

  • Absorb Movement
  • Relieve system strain due to thermal change, load stress, pumping surges, wear or setting
  • Reduce mechanical noise
  • Compensate for misalignment
  • Eliminate electrolysis between dissimilar metals

Draco offers expansion joints from Garlock, Hose Master and General Rubber (the Maxi-Joint company).

To find out more about expansion joints see the overview below, including downloadable PDFs and page numbers.

Garlock Products Offered

Metal Expansion Joints

Garlock Elastomeric Expansion Joints

Maxi Joints (General Rubber)