Flexible Connectors handle plant piping.

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Severe and Moderate Service Design Connectors are suitable for plant piping systems, heating/ventilation/air conditioning systems in chemical environments, and food and drug processing. Available with rigid or flexible linkage in standard sizes of 1 to 14 in., connectors have a deep-well with uniform walls for increased strength and long flex life. Three limit bolts are shrouded in UHMW polyethylene bushings and spacers to dampen noise and reduce friction levels.



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Edlon Moderate Service Flexible Connectors


Avondale, PA, USA, March 25, 2002 - Edlon, Inc., a unit of Robbins & Myers, Inc., is currently offering a free technical data sheet describing its line of PTFE flexible connectors. Available in both Severe and Moderate Service Designs, Edlon flexible connectors are ideal for plant piping systems, heating/ventilation/air conditioning systems in chemical environments, and food and drug processing. Edlon's new Moderate Service Design Connectors provide a high quality, low cost alternative for most services. Edlon Data Sheet #120 includes photographs, technical illustrations and detailed information on the many performance-enhancing and cost-saving features of Edlon flexible connectors.

Available with rigid or flexible linkage, in standard sizes of 1" to 14", the flexible connectors feature a deep-well convolute design with uniform walls for increased strength and long flex life. The three limit bolts are shrouded in UHMW polyethylene bushings and spacers to dampen noise and reduce friction levels, while preventing damage to the convolutes. An optional PTFE protective liner permits higher flow rates without restricting axial movement.

Additional product features include the following:
- Low porosity
- Available with ANSI, ASA or DIN bolting
- 100% virgin PTFE isostatically molded to ASTM specifications.
- Corrosion/temperature resistant

Edlon, Inc. is a leading supplier of products, technologies and services for corrosive, high purity and release applications, specializing in the application of fluoropolymer and other engineered polymers. The Company produces a broad range of products including lined vessels, tanks, columns and reactors, high purity chemical day tanks, vessel accessory products, expansion joints, and lined pipe and fittings. Edlon operates facilities in Avondale, Pennsylvania. Charleston, West Virginia, Leven, Scotland, and has joint ventures and licensees with Gutbrod in Dettingen, Germany, GMM of India, and Pfaudler Brazil. Edlon, Inc. is an operating unit of Robbins & Myers, Inc.

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