Choosing a BFM® Connector

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Depending on what product you're processing - and what the process application is - you are going to have different requirements for the flexible connectors in your process lines.

Temperature, movement, pressure, breathability and chemical resistance are just some of the important factors that need to be considered when selecting a flexible connector.

BFM® BLUEBANDconnectors are used in multiple industries around the world on all types of bulk handling and powder processing equipment, so it is highly likely there is a connector that's going to be the perfect solution.

This page will help guide you to the right products for your particular needs.





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We have a selection of connectors that are able to handle extreme temperatures, all created with slightly different materials to ensure that your product and process can benefit from using a BFM® fitting system.

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BFM® understands that flexible connectors need to be able to withstand the movement of processing and handling equipment. Vibration, Oscillation and Compression are the three most common types of movements found in processing plants. All the connectors listed below are capable of handling all three movements with ease.


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BFM® fitting use only the highest quality materials to ensure that your product maintains its quality throughout your entire process.

Explore Applications and Conditions

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BFM® connectors installed on a potato flour sifter
The constant movement on sifters puts stress on flexible connections between equipment, and often causes problems like poor sealing, leaks and failures. 
BFM® connectors installed on a metal detector
Metal detector applications can be a challenging environment for traditional clamped connector systems because steel cannot be in near proximity to the detector.
BFM® Spigots installed on product and CIP pipes
Proper cleaning of your pipes and in-line fittings is important during CIP, and having a flexible connector that can handle the chemicals and won't leak is essential.
BFM® connector with milk powder feeding into a hopper
If you operate under pressure, keeping your product inside your process brings all sorts of challenges usually around dust control and connector failure. 
BFM® Seeflex 040E with Vacuum
Processors often operate equipment under negative pressure to avoid leaking product out of machinery, but you need to ensure your connectors seal properly too. 
BFM® connector and static dissipation
Static dissipative connectors like the BFM® fitting range will help reduce the chance of spark discharges occurring that can potentially ignite combustible dust explosions.

Tips & Guides

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For some useful technical tips and information get you started with selecting the BFM® fitting system.

Connector Sizes

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BFM® spigots and connectors come in a range of lengths and dimensions.