Gortiflex bellows are constructed from a tube of elastomer with optional fabric reinforcement formed into a completely sealed cover. The standard shape is round but other shapes are possible with low-cost tooling. A zipper can be added for easy installation, internal guides can be added for bellows intended to protect spinning shafts/screws. Tooling required to produce Gortiflex bellows, if not in stock, is significantly less expensive than traditional molded bellows tooling. This allows for fast, customized, low volume production and prototypes with small upfront costs.
Below: Dynatect’s Gortiflex bellows on a microscope used to compare ballistics.
Application – Respiratory Device Bellows
A leading innovator in respiratory/ventilator training devices uses Dynatect’s seamless Gortiflex® bellows for observing air flow. The bellows style test lung provides more linear and predictable respiratory simulation than a bladder style test lung.
Application – Ventilator Bellows
A stand-alone large animal ventilator incorporates a Gortiflex® bellows to replace the reservoir bag on an anesthesia machine and deliver anesthetic gases during surgery.