KE-Burgmann Fabric Expansion Joints, Metal Expansion Joints and Rubber Expansion Joints
With more than 45 years’ experience in the industry, KE-Burgmann is one of the leading suppliers of fabric expansion joints, metal expansion joints, and metal bellows and rubber expansion joints worldwide. Expansion joints are incorporated into pipe and duct systems to take up thermal expansion, pressure, vibration and misalignment, thereby preventing damage to the pipe-work or ducting system.
Expansion joints are vital components in most energy and industrial plants today. They are installed in air and flue gas duct systems in all power plants, FGD systems, gas turbine systems, diesel engine installations, petrochemical and chemical plants, incinerators, pump systems, cement works, steel works, on and offshore systems, ships and cruise vessels, etc.
Fabric expansion joints
KE® fabric expansion joints are customized to the customer’s individual needs from a variety of fabric materials, all specially developed for the use in high-temperature applications or aggressive environments. For this reason, fabric expansion joints from KE-Burgmann offer almost unlimited flexibility and numerous design possibilities for special demands. A full range of fabric expansion joints is available.
Metal expansion joints and metal bellows
Bredan® metal expansion joints and metal bellows from KE-Burgmann are manufactured as round or rectangular, single or multi-layer designs and in a wide variety of steel qualities. A metal expansion joint consists of a metal bellows and metal flanges.
The bellows is the central element, made by forming single or multi-layer metal cylinders into annular corrugations, specially engineered for the exact operating parameters of the individual piping system. From very simple designs to highly engineering designs.
All metal bellows are designed and manufactured in strict accordance with EJMA standards unless otherwise specified.
Metal expansion joints
EJS metal expansion joints are the newest edition to KE-Burgmann’s metal expansion joint product program. They are manufactured as round or rectangular, single or multilayered designs, also in a wide variety of steel qualities. The EJS metal expansion joints are highly engineered and accommodate the highest requirements. KE-Burgmann EJS is an approved manufacturer with UOP and holds an ASME certification for pressure vessels.
Rubber expansion joints
Rubber expansion joints are flexible connectors made from natural or synthetic elastomers in which special fabrics are embedded to provide physical reinforcement. They are used in all systems transporting fluids, slurries or gases under pressure over a wide range of temperatures. KE-MASTERFLEX® rubber expansion joints provide the ultimate solution to:
- Accommodate pressure loads, and isolate vibration
- Neutralise axial, lateral and angular stresses
- Reduce noise
- Compensate for misalignment, and prolong life of motive equipment
KE-MASTERFLEX rubber expansion joints are available in many different high quality elastomers.
Specialist in expansion joints technology
KE-Burgmann is and always has been an important pioneer in expansion joint technology and continues to research new and innovative products and services to provide our partners within the industrial and energy sectors with the best possible solutions. Our portfolio of installations includes, among others, more than 1,000 gas turbine expansion joint installations.
KE-Burgmann is a part of the international EagleBurgmann Group and Freudenberg Group and is represented throughout the world with own subsidiaries, partners and agents. We have a global network of experienced engineers, ready to go to any installation in the world at very short notice.
Products and Services
On 8-10 December 2009, KE-Burgmann USA and KE-Burgmann EJS will be participating at Power Gen International 2009 in Las Vegas. This is the first time that KE-Burgmann EJS, as a new member of the group, will participate at an exhibition under the KE-Burgmann group banner. KE-Burgmann EJS and KE-BuRead more
On 1st August 2009 KE-Burgmann of Denmark, a subsidiary of the EagleBurgmann Group, acquired 100% ownership of American company Expansion Joint Systems (EJS Inc.) based in Santee, California. KE-Burgmann has been among the world's leading producers of fabric, metal and rubber expansion joints forRead more
We are pleased to announce that we have launched a new webpage with new features. The new webpage will provide you with a better overview of our products and services, and new features such as '48 hour ambulance service hotline cotact' and 'The ABC of expansion joints' have been added.<Read more
KE-Burgmann UK Ltd. were contacted by Conoco Phillips Humber refinery in August 2005 as a leak had been discovered on an expander outlet expansion bellows. This is a DN2000 x 6600mm long double gimbal assembly conveying FCC flue gas at 760 degrees Celsius with each membrane compensating for bothRead more
In cooperation with one of our customers, a specialist engineering company in the flue gas cleaning field, KE-Burgmann has developed a special lining material to act as protection of a steel flange against nearly 98 percent pure sulphuric acid and 260 degrees Celsius. When using this sRead more
EagleBurgmann Czech s.r.o, KE-Burgmann's partner in the Czech Republic, has recently completed a very specialised assembly job, which required the fitting of FLUACHEM(r) FKM expansion joints in a chimney, transporting very aggressive vapours from the production of viscose fibres, at the chemicalRead more
KE-Burgmann Flexibles India, a subsidiary of KE-Burgmann A/S, understands the true meaning of corporate social responsibility. For the past year or so, they have been taking care of 15 children, who were all affected by the disaster of the Tsunami in the region in 2004. The children areRead more
The district heating company in the city of Warsaw is one of the biggest users of Bredan metal expansion joints in Europe. In district heating chambers and preinsulated pipes there are approxi-mately 1000 expansion joints installed - all of them manufactured by KE-Burgmann Bredan and delivereRead more
KE-Burgmann UK has successfully completed the first oversize clamshell repair on an offshore installation in the northern North Sea. KE-Burgmann UK was contacted by a Canadian company that operates the majority of the Oil and Gas Installations in the UK sector of the North Sea. Damage hRead more
KE-Burgmann Vejen, DK presents a novelty in the industry: The Intelligent Expansion Joint Concept! For a long period KE-Burgmann DK has been developing and improving on a new concept: how to monitor and control the performance of expansion joints, and transmit data automatically and eleRead more
KE-Burgmann Vejen has successfully tested our KE-Masterflex® rubber expansion joints, D-types from DN 20 up to DN 900 (NB 0.8" up to NB 35") for the requirements needed in order to be approved for use in the marine and offshore sectors. Bureau Veritas was the international approving body. <Read more
KE-Burgmann Singapore has delivered 293 pcs. of metal expansion joints to the Changi Water Reclamation plant (C3C) in Singapore. The Changi Water Reclamation plant treats used water to a high standard, cleaning it so well that it may be reused as clean water. The plant has a treatmenRead more
From January 2004 KE-Burgmann Bredan A/S has been approved as supplier to MAN B&W Diesel AG in Augsburg. In 2004, MAN B&W's marine division for 4-stroke engines has placed more than 40 orders for metal expansion joints for installation directly behind the turbo charger. In SeptRead more
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) of India has placed an order with KE-Burgmann Flexibles India for 456 units of non-metallic / fabric expansion joints for their 4 x 500MW Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) Talcher project. This order is the biggest single contract for fabric expansioRead more
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