Stitched Connectors are manufactured in a variety of fabrics from natural nylons to polyurethane and rubber proofed cloths. Connectors are all bespoke manufacture to specific customer requirements. We stock a large range of fabrics from light weight nylons to heavy duty canvas so all applications can be catered for.
Stitched convoluted gaiter bellows.
Generally used to prevent the ingress of contaminants onto screw threads and hydraulic rams etc, stitched gaiters are manufactured to allow a high degree of compression and elongation. This movement varies with the number of convolutions formed into the overall length of the unit, along with the outside dimension of each convolution. End terminations for each unit are generally specified by the customer. Options include cuffed ends for clamping onto spigots, draw strings, elasticated cuffs or flanges.
In addition to the fabric gaiters, a full range of standard flexible sleeves can also be produced to any given dimensions. We can produce heavy duty sleeves used on loading chutes to light duty flexible dust skirts.
End connections are incorporated into the customers design and are an integral part of the unit. Alternative design options catered for include tapered sleeves, offset angles, square to round connectors flanged connectors.
Our in house sewing department offers bespoke design and manufacture fabric filter bags. These can be produced with a disc sewn one end to allow for an internal steel cage or sewn flat. We stock standard needle felts along with PTFE laminated FDA and ATEX rated filter needle felt. Customer designs can be catered for.