expansion joints

Flexgen <br/>
expansion joints
Item Description
1 Flange reinforcement
2 Pressure carrying layer / gas seal layer
3 Insulation layer
4 Support layer

expansion joints


  • Multi layer design (Flexgen 2002: single layer construction)
  • Compensates for movements in several directions simultaneously
  • Can be delivered as fabric only or as preassembled unit
  • For dry condition
  • Custom made to fit actual working conditions


  • Excellent flexibility
  • High chemical resistance
  • Reduced heat loss
  • Minimal reaction forces

Operating range

Temperature: -35 °C … +575 °C (-31 °F ... +1,070 °F)
Pressure: -0.14 bar ... 0.14 bar (-2 PSI ... 2 PSI)
Maximal axial movements: … 200 mm (8”)
Maximal lateral movements: … 80 mm (3”)

Standards and approvals

- EN 10204-2.2 certificate
- Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for individual materials

Functional description

Flexgen expansion joints safely absorb thermal expansion and misalignments of pipe and duct systems in dry and medium temperature area. Flexgen products compensate for movements in multiple directions simultaneously.

Product variants

Pre-assembled units

Pre-assembled units

Pre-assembled expansion joint units consist of:

- Fabric expansion joint
- Metal frames/inner sleeves
- Gasket (optional)
- Fasteners

Frame material:
- Carbon steel
- Stainless steel
- Heat resistant steel

Pre-assembled expansion joint units can be supplied with surface treatment that is corrosion resistant (standard) and resistant to high temperatures. EagleBurgmann KE offers any RAL color code for the units. Units can be delivered with seaworthy packing or standard packing for road transportation.