Flares

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...

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...

Fruit Chute

Recently we were given the challenge to produce a tight radius bend to replace a metal fruit chute (peaches). The bend needed a 6" ID and a tight 12" radius. We were able to accomplish this by flaring a 5" ID tube to 6.5" ID and bending the tube 3D to come under the...

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