Bellows

Bellows

At Proflex Hose, we stock a range of hose bellows to fit a variety of requirements. A hose bellow is a mobile or compressible section of hose, often made from a flexible, vibration-absorbing material like rubber or consisting of a concertina-style pipe configuration, which allows some movement within the hose assembly, and often, this bellows is used to negate vibration or prevent it from travelling from one area in the assembly to another.

Hose bellows and bellows assemblies can also be used to absorb noise and exhaust gasses, or to compensate for pipe misalignment by providing a flexible connecting section between pipes. Rubber moulded bellows hose is particularly suitable for this use, thanks to its shape and construction material.

What Types of Bellows are Available at Proflex Hose?

Proflex Hose stock a wide range of hose bellows to suit a variety of tasks. The bellows which we stock can largely be divided into two types – exhaust bellows and moulded rubber bellows hose, which are best suited to different applications.

Exhaust Bellows

Exhaust Bellows are hose bellows designed to absorb vibration, noise & exhaust gasses together with small amounts of axial, lateral & angular movements in high temperature, low-pressure applications.
Supplied as standard with c/stl or s/stl flanges or they can be custom made from different materials and to specific dimensions especially to suit each application, be it replacement of existing expansion joints or brand new systems. This type of hose bellows is particularly effective as a vibration absorber.

Moulded Rubber Bellows Hose

Moulded Rubber Bellows hose is a type of hose bellows designed to compensate for misalignment, neutralise movement and reduce noise and vibration in pipelines. They effectively dampen the transmission of sound and vibration from plant items in building service installations, and can be used for many applications including water, oils, chemicals, gases and in the food industry depending upon the grade of the rubber used in the rubber bellows hose.

Bellows Construction

The bellows available from Proflex Hose are easily attached to hose assemblies and other machinery, and are made to last, offering long lifetimes of service at very competitive prices. If you have any questions about the construction or applications of our hose bellows, or you would like more information on the varieties available and their uses, feel free to get in touch with us on +44 (0) 1257 220 010 or use the contact form on this site to drop us a message!

Our expert staff will be happy to answer any questions you might have, provide any advice you need, and help you process any orders you may wish to make.

USE IN APPLICATION

Usage limitations are specified herein, but other factors may be present in any given application including mechanical abuse, abrasion, safety risks to staff, etc. Unless all these details are given to Proflex Hose Limited in advance so that the best possible product for the application can be recommended, Proflex Hose Limited cannot accept responsibility for unsatisfactory performance.

 

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