For over 45 years, GAGNE, Inc. has developed, manufactured, and
marketed a line of high quality, low cost, dependable
products for the engineering and industrial field by incorporating their unique
Among the list are Bellows, Boots, Waycovers, Air Bladders and
Liquid Reservoirs. These high quality GAGNE products are tough,
durable, and will experience a very high cycle life.
GAGNE, Inc. uses two different manufacturing methods for their
bellows. The original Heat Sealed method using RF welding completely seals out
moisture and dust. These bellows are constructed of a specially
formulated high quality polyurethane known for its flexibility,
abrasion and tear resistance, and very long cycle life. Generally speaking, these are
the most economical.
The second method to the GAGNE line are sewn bellows. This
manufacturing process allows for the use of several different
materials whose characteristics may be better suited for your
particular application. Some examples of this are high heat
resistance, applications where acid content is high, or where other
agents may be present requiring special resistance characteristics.
This process will also allow for the use of thicker materials for heavier
Typical applications for GAGNE bellows would include: Cylinder
Rods, Linear Ways, Expansion Joints, Traverse Screws, Guide Rods,
Air Bladders and Liquid Reservoirs.
You can be sure of the very highest quality from GAGNE –
whichever material and manufacturing process is chosen. All of
these products are completely made in the U.S.A.