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Exhaust Systems

Exhaust Systems

KnitMesh Technologies mesh exhaust decoupling rings are used in decoupling joints and load support assemblies to absorb vibration, take-up thermal expansion and reduce noise. Mesh bellows sleeves reduce vibration and noise. Today’s transverse-mounted engines generate high levels of vibration and therefore require a robust jointing system between the engine manifold and exhaust system that is capable of withstanding the stresses involved.


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Energy Absorption

With their unique structure, knitted mesh rings have the ability to withstand the harsh exhaust gas environment endured by exhaust components. As a result, they provide decoupler manufacturers with an ideal solution to the problem of energy absorption.

Mesh exhaust decoupling rings are constructed from corrosion-resistant stainless steel and can be produced in a cylindrical configuration or shaped to suit the decoupler housing as required.

Sleeves Vibration & Noise Protection

Flexible tube assemblies can benefit from having a low-cost mesh sleeving positioned either under or over the braid to reduce vibration and noise. Mesh sleeves can also protect the tube assembly from abrasion and, in many instances, enable the braid coverage to be reduced. This can lead to cost savings. KnitMesh Technologies uses state of the art test equipment to test mesh sleeving over millions of cycles.

Features Of Knitted Mesh

  • Catalyst carrier (high surface area)
  • Differential thermal expansion seal
  • Catalytic converter – protection
  • Graphite impregnated seals
  • High temperature seal
  • Euro VI compatible
  • Flexible coupling sound attenuation
  • Withstands high temperatures and corrosive exhaust gas environments
  • Outstanding vibration damping of DPF protection
  • Endless construction to eliminate possibility of mesh unwinding
  • Low-cost manufacturing capabilities
  • Will fit any shape or size of ceramic brick
  • Cost-effective prototypes can be produced from low-cost die sets to reduce development time
Suitable Materials For Exhaust Systems