Metal Bellows Expansion Joints

11 Jul 2019 Expansion Joints

Metal bellows are among the most common types of expansion joints used across a variety of industries. Designed to keep piping and duct systems functioning properly and to reduce maintenance required, metal bellows systems from Flextech Industries are customized for the specific applications of our clients.

What are Metal Bellows?

Metal bellows are a type of expansion joint that can come in nearly any size of diameter and is designed to expand, contract, and absorb vibrations in order to compensate for pressure and temperature variations as well as any movement or shifting of pipes. Metal bellows fit between piping or ducting joints and flex and expand as needed to extend the life and performance of a piping system. There are many different types of metal bellows and each type is designed to suit a different purpose and level of performance.

What are Metal Bellows Used For?

Metal bellows are commonly used in a variety of industrial applications, but the most common use is for piping and ducting expansion joints. Because of their hardy construction, long life, and ability to be customized to nearly any size and to convey almost any material, metal bellows are used across many industries that include but are not limited to:

  • Oil and gas
  • HVAC
  • Chemical treatment
  • Energy and hydro
  • Industrial OEM
  • Marine engineering
  • Mining and coal
  • Aerospace and aviation
  • Automotive

Custom Metal Bellows

At Flextech Industries, they use industry-leading technology to design and manufacture custom metal bellows to suit the specific needs of their clients. Whether you are looking for a ¾” expansion joint with a small degree of flexibility and variation or a 144” bellows that can compensate for massive pressure and temperature shifts, they can ensure that you get a metal bellows system that will perform at the level you require.

To learn more about metal bellows expansion joints and the solutions that they design and manufacture, or if you are interested in any of their services or products, please contact Flextech Industries at the location nearest you or fill out a contact form on their website.