Bells

New Bells For 20′ Length Tubing

PVC pipe often comes standard with bell ends on one side. You can also order belled ends on our Butyrate, Provista (PETG), and Polycarbonate tubing. We have a new process that allows us to make bells to order on hundreds of sizes in small quantities. Thus, tooling and...

Coupled Bell

Today we had a request for an expanded sight glass/coupler. This is an easy blog to write because we don't have any idea what this is being used for. Yet, it made a nice picture and it's just one more for the record. We made this by a special process we developed to...

Coupling Bells, Flares, And Sleeves

Besides solvent welding, there are several other methods to couple your Flares and Bells to our tubing. Many of our customers want to easily access sleeves and couplings for cleaning of the pneumatic line. Axial Slit and Hose Clamp: We simply provide four .125" axial...

Dealing With Angel Hairs In Pneumatic Tubing

Dealing with Angel Hairs Angel hairs in pneumatic conveyance is a longstanding problem. It certainly is not welcome in transparent tubing. Angle hairs are described by Theile as "those fuzzy, fitful, filmy pieces of plastic that drive us crazy, and. there is nothing...

Fabrication by Mitering of Ells, Bells, and Flanges

Here is an illustration showing our method of fabricating 90° ells from a straight section of CAB Tenite clear extruded butyrate pipe. This example is from 4" Sch 40 pipe. The ends of the two pieces to be joined are cut on a 22½° angle. A short filler cut with the...

Flare VS. Bell

The nomenclature of bells and flares varies throughout the industry. We follow a simple definition. 1) A flare is a sloping expansion of a tube. They assist in guiding an object or carrier into the pneumatic tube system. Flares are usually defined by the ID, angle,...

Funnel Flares Sleeves And Couplings

This week our challenge was to make a simple funnel flare-- 3” ID tube to a 4” ID tube. The trick was to do it without tooling. The cup manufacturer company wanted only three flares to put at cup entrance points of its pneumatic transport system. Busada makes all...

Bells And Reducers

Our cellulose acetate tubing is ideal for fabrication. Being a cellulosic it cuts, saws, buffs, lathes, drills, sands, etc., as a medium-hard wood. Recently, when challenged by a customer. He needed a single tube to connect two tubes of differing diameters for a...

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