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What is a BFM® fitting?

The BFM® fitting is a revolutionary, snap-in, flexible connector and spigot that eliminates the problems associated with traditional hose clamp systems.
 

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BFM®s patented connectors provide superior performance:

  • 100% sealed, no mess, no leaks
  • Seals tighter under pressure
  • No product build-up means better hygiene
  • No tools required for fitting
  • Snap-in design makes installation easy
  • Standardised connector sizes mean you need to keep less stock

What sizes do they come in?


BFM® spigots and connectors are available in a variety of diameters in 50mm (2") increments, from 100mm (4") up to 1,650mm (65").
 

Most of our connectors are available in lengths starting at 80mm (3"), then in 50mm (2") increments from 100mm (4") up to 6 metres (19ft 8").
(Note: for larger diameters from 700mm (27.5") upwards, certain length restrictions apply).

What are BFM® Connectors made from?

BFM® fittings manufacture a range of patented products available in a variety of materials:

  • Clear Polyurethane USDA Dairy Equipment Approved - Seeflex 040E/020
  • Breathable Polyester for high-temperature installation - LM4
  • Breathable Polypropylene for low-temperature installation - LM3
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) for very high temperatures, caustic or acid - Teflex
  • Kevlar flame retardant covers for over-pressure and potentially explosive applications
  • Polypropylene light blocking Black Out covers for light-sensitive applications
  • End caps, blanking socks and breather bags are also available

How are BFM® Connectors used?

BFM® fittings are used in a wide variety of applications involving dry dust or powders to supersede old hose clamped systems:

  • Vibrating & oscillating sifters
  • Conveyors & Feeders
  • Fans
  • Baghouses
  • Silos & bin inlet & outlets
  • Cyclones
  • Blenders
  • Vibro tubes
  • Rotary valves


You can view BFM® connector range here, or contact your local Distributor for more information.


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