Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and AnswersTopic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998
Original Message:Posted by: Ray
Date posted: Mon Mar 5 16:24:37 US/Eastern 2007
Subject: Edge Welded Bellows
How can the reliability of edge-welded metal bellows be calculated with the following inputs: number of convolutions; inches of weld (inner and outer); percent of full range flex motion; number of application flexures? for some reason (no confidence?), the industry is not overwhelming us with life test data.