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Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit
Category: Updates

In the summer of 2018 Flextech Industries was awarded a contract to build an expansion joint for a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) destined for a large refinery in the midwest USA. Expansion joints for these units, known as ‘cat crackers’ are integral for refinery production, being used in the conversion of heavy distillates into […]

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Metal Bellows Expansion Joints

Metal bellows are among the most common types of expansion joints used across a variety of industries. Designed to keep piping and duct systems functioning properly and to reduce maintenance required, metal bellows systems from Flextech Industries are customized for the specific applications of our clients. What are Metal Bellows? Metal bellows are a type […]

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Why You Need Piping Expansion Joints

Vibrations, pressure fluctuations, and expansion from temperature variations can wreak havoc on any piping system. Without the right mechanical precautions, many facilities can expect to experience bursts in pipelines and equipment malfunctions on a regular basis. In order to avoid a variety of types of equipment failures, you need piping expansion joints. At Flextech Industries, […]

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Expansion Joint Inspection Checklist

Wherever high-pressure systems are involved, it is incredibly important to properly inspect all equipment and components of an operation. Although we, at Flextech Industries, engineer heavy-duty expansion joints that are optimized to withstand the pressure and type of materials being transported, we also know that joints can still fail when not properly used or checked […]

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Types of Dampers in HVAC

In any industry where gases or liquids are moved through pipes and ducts, dampers are vital to provide control over the flow of materials. There are many varieties of dampers, and it is important to use the right kind of damper for the application at hand. The types of dampers in HVAC vary depending on […]

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What is a Pipeline Expansion Joint?
Category: Expansion Joints

When working with sensitive systems that transfer materials through pipes, one of the most necessary mechanisms to ensure that pipes do not rupture from pressure or strain and that the materials are transferred efficiently is a pipeline expansion joint. Expansion joints come in a variety of materials and, at Flextech Industries, we manufacture these essential […]

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Industrial Hoses and Fittings
Category: Flexible Hoses

Getting to know the different types of industrial hoses and fittings can help you make an informed decision about which hose will work best for your particular needs. At Flextech Industries, we would love to help you choose the right industrial hoses and fittings for your business. All of our flexible hoses come in both […]

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Piping Accessories and Components

Choosing the right piping accessories and components will help ensure that your piping system is seamlessly supported. At Flextech Industries, we offer a range of different piping accessories that can be custom designed to meet your exact specifications. Anchoring and Guiding for Piping Systems Essential to the proper installation of expansion joints or pipe loops, […]

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Industrial Dampers Manufacturer

At Flextech Industries, we offer a wide selection of industrial dampers that are manufactured to the exact specifications of each individual customer. All of our industrial damper manufacturing services are performed at one of our top-of-the-line production facilities by our team of highly trained and qualified industrial damper manufacturers. Industrial Dampers Manufacturing Facilities With the […]

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Rubber Expansion Joint Installation
Category: Expansion Joints

Following the proper procedure for rubber expansion joint installation can help ensure that the installation is successful and that you will not have to worry about any problems arising in the near future. At Flextech Industries, we understand how important it is to ensure that expansion joints are installed properly the first time around. That […]

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