Tapered Connectors

See-through, flexible connector transitions can accommodate different tubing diameters.

Outer Reinforcing Sleeves

WM12K outer reinforcing sleeves provide even greater resistance to explosion pressures

Caps

Seal off unused openings to prevent contamination.
Longer caps can be used as sifter “Overs” containers.

Reinforcing Rings

Molded in integral stainless steel reinforcing ring(s) for high vacuum applications.

Tool Release Sleeve

The BFM® Tool Release is designed for applications where the BFM® sleeve is mounted close to equipment that is rotating or spinning quickly. In order to ensure safety the Tool Release Sleeve leverages a tighter fit and the flexible connector can only be release using a special Tool Release tool.

Flexible connectors – Special designs

SIZES

Standard sizes of the BFM® flexible connector are available in both Seeflex 040 and LM4 fabric in the following dimensions:
4″ (100mm) diameter, standard length, 6″ (150mm)
6″ (150mm) diameter, standard length, 6″ (150mm)
8″ (200mm) – 65″ (1650mm) diam. in 2″ increments, standard length, 8″ (200mm)
Special order sizes of flexible connectors:
4″ – 65″ diameter in 2″ increments, available in the lengths from 4″ – 30″

What BFM® Flexible Connector Length Does My Powder Plant Need?

The BFM® Tool Release is designed for applications where the BFM® sleeve is mounted close to equipment that is rotating or spinning quickly. In order to ensure safety the Tool Release Sleeve leverages a tighter fit and the flexible connector can only be release using a special Tool Release tool.

CL = Connector Length

Keep in mind:
BFM® spigots have 2″ tails which can be trimmed to fit.
Existing piping can be trimmed or extended to utilize standard length connectors for greatest value and availability.
Our experts at ARL Products can assist you in determining the most appropriate choice of material and sizing for your flexible sleeve needs.
Start updating your process equipment with the BFM® fitting by downloading the Equipment Specification & Design Parameter form.