Product Description

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BFM® blanking caps can be used to prevent contamination during clean down or change-over. Made with our strong and transparent Seeflex material, meaning they are ideal for use as sight-glasses/inspection ports. They also protect products and prevent dust emission into the factory.

Application
  • Useful in closed vessels where you require product flow visibility

  • Can be used to close off parts of your equipment to prevent dust emission into the factory.
Key Features
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Can be used to seal off machinery to prevent dust emission into the factory

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Allows for visibility of product flow in closed vessels

Specifications

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Physical properties
Material/Fibre
Seeflex -Ether-based thermoplastic polyurethane
Colour
Transparent
Construction/ Finish
Gloss/Gloss
Wall Thickness (+/- 10%)
0.9 mm / 1/32 inch
Breathable
No
Hardness (Shore A)
90
Tensile Strength (MPa)
40
Dust tight?
Yes
Operating Conditions
Max. Operating Temp
110ºC / 230ºF
Operating Temp Range
- 25 to 110 ̊C / - 13 to 230 ̊F
Surge Temp
120 ̊C / 248 ̊F
Vibration
Yes
Oscillation
Yes
Compression
No
Certification and Compliance
FDA and USDA
FDA 21 CFR 177.1680 & 177.2600 and USDA
3A Certified
3A (20-)
EU Approved
(EC) 1935/2004, 2023–2006 & 10/2011
Atex Certified

IBExU tested. Approved for all dust explosion hazardous areas. Some restrictions apply.

Dimensions
Available Diameters
  • Ø100mm,
  • Ø125mm then
  • Ø150mm - 1,650mm (in 50mm increments).

(Max. for Tool Release is 650mm)

Applicable Connector Lengths
  • 30mm (1 3/16") only

If you are after a longer length, look at the Blanking Bin / Sock.

Options
Available as Tool Release?
Yes to Ø650mm
Quick Access Port Connector?
No
Product Option

Tool Release (TR)

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For added security, this option has a significantly firmer snap-band that makes it virtually impossible to remove by hand and requires a specially shaped tool. 
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Getting Started with BFM® fittings

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We have Authorized Distributors who will help work through what you want to achieve and how BFM® fitting can improve your plant.

Blanking Cap Applications

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Blanking caps as container lids - red

Container Lid

Blanking Cap being used as a container lid. 
Blanking cap on pipe

Pipe End

Blanking Cap being used as a small batch collection point.
BFM blanking cap on dryer

Dryer

Blanking Cap used to seal off a dryer.

Tips and Guides

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

Installation Process

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Helpful information for the entire installation process, from measuring up for the initial welding of your spigots to snap-fitting your connectors.

Contact Us

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If you would like to discuss your unique application, please contact us and we'll help find a solution for you.