Minor Rubber offers high quality molded tapered bellows for industrial use. We specialize in manufacturing tapered bellows for electronics, aerospace, healthcare, construction, transportation, and defense applications. We serve the OEM and replacement part markets, and provide inventory for industrial distributors.
Tapered bellows are used for applications that are exposed to high temperatures and high pressure. They provide secure joints and, due to their flexibility, provide correction to misalignments. In addition, tapered bellows provide protection against environmental containments such as dust, moisture, oils, and chemicals.
Tapered Bellow Manufacturing Methods
We offer a wide range of standard configurations and sizes, and have the capability to manufacture custom tapered bellows for your application, if required. Our experienced staff has the application and industry knowledge to manufacture molded bellows that meet your exact specifications and quality standards, and are delivered to you on time and installation-ready.
We manufacture our high temperature expansion joints using a using a variety of methods to produce long lasting, high quality products. Our bellows are available in a range of sizes, shapes and configurations.
- Injection, transfer, and compression molding – Parts can be manufactured with varying wall thicknesses, shapes, sizes, and using a wide range of materials.
- Latex dip molding – Parts are seamless and have a uniform wall thickness. Latex dip molded parts are available in natural rubber or Neoprene®.
- RF welding from thin urethane or vinyl films – Used to manufacture bellows that are strong, offering a large variation in compressed to extended length, lightweight, and flexible.
- Fabric-reinforced – Used to manufacture fabric bellows that require the additional strength and protection of a rubber coating.
With over 100 years of experience manufacturing rubber bellows, we have earned a reputation for manufacturing high quality products. Our attention to detail and commitment to excellence for every project, coupled with our experience and knowledge of the industries we serve, ensures that your rubber tapered bellows will meet or exceed your expectations. Call today to see how we can be of assistance.