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Quick to connect clear Atex rated polyurethane flexible sleeves and bellows.
FlexAtex Polyurethane

FlexAtex™ polyurethane flexible connectors

Welcome to FlexAtex, where innovation meets flexibility in our cutting-edge product range utilising Jacob™ pipe systems. Our flexibles are crafted from a transparent, FDA and ATEX-approved polyurethane, ensuring compliance with the highest standards for abrasion resistance. Tailored to your needs, these polyurethane connectors can be manufactured in any length and diameter, offering versatility and quick connect for various applications.

Advantages of FlexAtex Flexibles:

  1. Quick and Tool-Free Fitting: Employing Jacob™ Quick Connect Pull-Ring, our flexibles ensure quick and hassle-free fitting without needing tools.
  2. Transparent and FDA/ATEX-Rated Material: The flexibles feature a transparent FDA and ATEX-rated polyurethane membrane, guaranteeing high safety and compliance.
  3. Smooth Internal Surfaces: Designed with smooth internal surfaces, our flexibles facilitate seamless product flow and easy cleaning, ensuring optimal hygiene.
  4. Safety Measures: Alternative clamps, including Jacob Pull-Rings, are available to prevent accidental access for enhanced health and safety.
  5. Versatile Integration: Easily incorporated into existing pipework, eliminating the necessity for on-site welding and special spigots and offering cost-effective solutions.
  6. Low-Cost Mating Fixings: Jacob™ pipe welding end stubs are readily available off-the-shelf, providing cost-effective mating fixings.
  7. Specialised Applications: Each flexible can be customised to incorporate convoluted gaiters and bellows, catering to specific needs such as vibratory sieve equipment or load cell weighing applications.
  8. Pressure & Vacuum Application Ready: Manufactured for vacuum applications, our flexibles feature stainless steel external hoops to maintain shape under vacuum and contain pressure.
  9. Bespoke Manufacturing: Tailored to your requirements, we can create flexibles in any bespoke shape, size, or length, offering unparalleled flexibility for your unique needs.
  10. Quick Turnaround: Count on FlexAtex for a quick turnaround on all designs when required, ensuring timely delivery and responsiveness to your project timelines.

Our anti-static polyurethane material adheres to EN 60079-0:2017 clause 26:13 requirements, making it dissipative and suitable for ATEX use. While we provide information here, we advise seeking independent expert advice to ensure your application’s suitability.

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FlexAtex™ PU connector
Polyurethane flexible connector encapsulating Jacob end ferrules as a conical connection
FlexAtex Polyurethane
Polyurethane Flexible connection with jacob ends
polyurethane Jacob flexible connector

Standard Materials

Diameters from 60mm up to 630mm
ATEX rated materials
FDA clear polyurethane
Straight or conical designs available
Length manufactured to suit customer requirements


Sieve inlet flexible sleeves
Dust containment
Noise and vibration dampening
Food powder and granule conveyancing
Stationary and gyratory sifters
Bin discharges
Packing equipment or any product handling equipment

Ask the experts

With over 50 years experience manufacturing bespoke flexible connectors, we can help with the design process and material selection. Why not give us a call to see how we can help you find the right solution.

Call us on 01606 836024 or email: sales@flexibleconnections.co.uk

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