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Four Fast Facts about PTFE Bellows

Posted On August 04, 2017


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Posted in: Bellows & Diaphragms

PTFE and Modified PTFE Bellows:  What’s the Difference?

Posted On February 26, 2016

Polymer Bellows

Polymer bellows are found in quite a few industries, including petrochemical, medical, pharmaceutical, chemical, and the food industry.  Because of its chemical inertness, low spring life, and long flex life, PTFE is often the material of choice for polymer bellows.  However, it isn’t the only option.  In this article, we are going to compare PTFE and TFM.


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Posted in: PTFE Bellows, Bellows & Diaphragms, advanced polymers, polymer bellows, PTFE

For Dummies:  5 Questions and Answers about Polymer Bellows

Posted On November 06, 2015

What are bellows used for?

One of the primary uses of bellows is to absorb dimensional changes due to thermal effects, which is very useful when used high temperature flows such as steam.  Bellows also serve to dampen vibration in the system caused by rotating components, protect sensitive and brittle processing equipment, and to absorb shock loadings



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Posted in: UHMW Solutions, PTFE Bellows, Bellows & Diaphragms, polymer bellows, UHMW bellows

PFA and TFM–to PTFE as Excellent Material Choice for Bellows and Diaphragms

Posted On July 10, 2015

Polymer Bellows and Diaphragms

PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), aka Teflon, is typically the first choice polymer for bellows and diaphragms, but did you know that PTFE isn’t the only polymer you can choose from?  In this article we are going to compare two other polymers – PFA and TFM – to PTFE as a material choice for bellows and diaphragms.



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Posted in: PTFE Bellows, Bellows & Diaphragms

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