COVID-19 Update

Dear FlexCom customer: While non-life-sustaining businesses have been ordered to shut down in Pennsylvania due to the coronavirus crisis, FlexCom has been granted permission to stay open and continue serving its customers. The governor’s shutdown order does not apply to FlexCom because the companys plays a critical role in the manufacture and supply of goods…

Read More

Choosing the right industrial dampers is critical for industrial applications

Louver Damper

Industries such as the manufacture of steel, cement, glass and electrical power require facilities capable of withstanding severe conditions, where raw materials are manipulated in processes that call for extreme heat, stress and pressure. Industrial ventilations systems demand industrial dampers capable of controlling waste heat, particulate matter discharge and other byproducts of these industrial processes. …

Read More

Why Metal Bellows Expansion Joints Are Never Quite Alike

Metal Bellows

In a sense, no two metal bellows expansion joints are exactly alike. Metal bellows expansion joints are used in a wide range of fields from energy industries like oil, gas and electric power plants, to aerospace industries like jet engine components, to scores of unique applications as varied landfills, chemical production, and medicine. Metal bellows…

Read More

Custom U-Belt™ Flexible Connectors: Highly Customizable, Easy to Install, Cost-Efficient, and Durable

U-Belt

When FlexCom engineers and designers brainstormed versatile solutions — highly customizable, easy to install, cost efficient — the result was the U-Belt™ flexible connector. U-Belt™ flexible connectors enhance a wide range of applications, whether used in new installations or for refurbishing and repairs. FlexCom creates U-Belts shapes and sizes custom-made for the application. The all-fabric…

Read More

Maximizing Landfill Energy Plant Benefits with Metal Bellows Expansion Joints

Metal Bellows Landfill Energy

Landfill waste-to-energy plants and gas-to-energy plants provide a number of benefits to the environment, to the community, and to the landfill owners and operators themselves. The degree to which landfill energy plants provide the benefits hinges on the efficiency of the plants. More efficient gas-to-energy or waste-to-energy plants trap and eliminate more environmental hazards; provide…

Read More

For Industrial Air-Moving, Fan Isolation Joints Take Care of Fans

Fan Expansion Joints

You need to take care of the fans with fan isolation joints. It’s true in any line of work — you need to take care of the most enthusiastic customers and colleagues. Yet nowhere is taking care of fans more important than in the business of heavy-duty industrial blowers, industrial air-moving equipment, and industrial fans.…

Read More

HRSGs Designed with Custom Expansion Joint Technology from an Experienced Manufacturer Lead to Greater Operational Efficiency

Different Sizes of Metal Bellows

When it comes to equipping a sophisticated machine like a Heat Recovery Steam Generator with damage-mitigating custom expansion joint technology, a sophisticated, experienced manufacturer matters. Professionals know that Custom Industrial Expansion Joints are critical for the energy efficiency, operational efficiency, and cost efficiency of Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) due to their strong ability to mitigate damage…

Read More

Expansion Joint Challenges In Gas Turbine Exhaust Applications

Expansion Joint Challenges in Gas Exhaust Applications

Designing an effective custom expansion joint for a GTX (Gas Turbine Exhaust) application requires strict attention to a number of unique engineering problems. Typically installed in the vital space between the turbine duct and exhaust duct, a GTX expansion joint represents a single point of failure – if the joint fails, the plant ceases to operate as the…

Read More