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High Temperature Fabric Connectors

A comprehensive range of high temperature bespoke flexible fabric seals.
High Temperature Fabric Connector

High Temperature Fabric Connectors

Flexible Connections have an extensive range of high temperature fabric seals to cover a variety of applications, from simple spigot connectors to ductwork seals complete with flanges and insulation. Movements in all planes can be obtained along with the attenuation of both noise and vibration.

The principal of high temperature seals or expansion joints is to utilise the heat resistance capabilities of glass cloths and ceramics. At the higher end of the temperature scale insulation bolsters are incorporated into the design, produced with ceramic glass cloth or needlefelt enclosed in a woven glass cloth base layer. In conjunction with steel flow-liners, these remove the main seal from the direct flow ensuring maximum durability.

With temperature ratings up to 600°c most circumstances are catered for. Each standard seal is constructed from graphite impregnated woven glass cloth for temperature resistance, PTFE Foil to give a chemical barrier and silicone coated woven glass cloth for a weatherproof outer cover and to assist with pressure containment. Other materials available include a variety of rubber and aluminium coated glass cloths, Kevlar and steel reinforced fabrics.

Due to the diverse range of both ductwork sizes and operating conditions, each design is bespoke, including connection arrangements. Spigot-type connectors can be supplied with optional stainless steel clamping bands.

Standard Materials

Red silicone glass cloth
White silicone Kevlar
Black Neoprene glass cloth
Viton glass cloth
Graphite impregnated glass cloth
Ceramic insulation blanket
Aluminised glass cloth

Applications

Boiler flues
Boiler penetration seals
Exhaust gas flexibles
Gas turbine exhaust
Fan connectors
Chimney stacks
Oil & gas industry
Process industry
Heat & Power industry

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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

High Temperature Fabric Connectors
High Temperature Fabric Connector

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