Built-in expertise

HKS ranks among Europe's leading manufacturers of expansion joints and hoses disposing of over 40 years of experience. Over 5000 customers throughout the world, in over 100 countries, rely on our products.

Thanks to our production possibilities for expansion joints and hoses, we cover a wide range of sizes, types of motion absorption (axial, lateral, angular), pressure levels, temperatures, media and materials. When it comes to finding the right combination of quality, price and delivery times, HKS provides optimum solutions for its customers.

Product range of HKS

Types of expansion joints and hoses
Metal expansion joints

Exhaust expansion joints, Angular expansion joints, Axial expansion joints, Lateral expansion joints, Lens expansion joints, Rectangular expansion joints, Special expansion joints, Universal expansion joints

Rubber expansion joints Rubber bellows made of BR, Butyl II-R, CR (Chloropren), CSM (Hypalon®, Chlor-Sulfat-Polyethylen), EPDM, FPM (Viton®), NBR (Nitril, Nitrile Butadiene Rubber), PTFE
Hoses Stainless steel corrugated hoses, elastomer hoses, rubber hoses, hydraulic hoses, fuel hoses, PTFE hoses
Fabric expansion joints Support fabric of polyester, aramid, fibreglass, silicate; coating: neoprene, EPDM, CSM, silicone, PTFE
Plant technology Special pipeline components, exhaust systems, etc.

HKS expansion joints and hoses have a wide range of applications: from absorbing expansions and movements, damping vibrations and oscillations, compensating inaccuracies in the assembly or structural subsidence, reducing stresses, forces and moments at connection points to lowering noise emissions.

Certified quality Made in Germany

The company group's product range covers a wide spectrum, from simple standard expansion joints (e.g. axial expansion joints for exhaust gas applications) to special, individually-tailored expansion joints (e.g. corner-relief expansion joints, pressure-balanced expansion joints, external pressure loaded expansion joints, chamber expansion joints).

Certificates of acceptance from ABS, DVGW, DNV-GL, Lloyds Register, Bureau Veritas, RINA and RMRS attest to the high quality of our products, as do type approvals for LNG/LPG, the TÜV HP0 welding certification, the certification in compliance with the Pressure Equipment Directive Category III Module H or ISO9001, ISO3834-2 and the ASME U Designator and EAC certifications.

Satisfied customers

HKS expansion joints and hoses are used by customers in a wide variety of industries and technology sectors:

  • Exhaust gas technology
  • Waste water technology
  • Plant construction
  • Process equipment manufacturing
  • Chemical sector
  • Printing sector
  • Energy technology
  • Conveyor technology
  • Gas extraction industry
  • Building technology
  • Heating technology
  • Power plant construction
  • Food industry
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Engine construction
  • Waste incineration plants
  • Offshore industry
  • Petrochemical industry
  • Pipeline construction
  • Paper industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Shipbuilding
  • Steel industry
  • Textile industry
  • Water supply technology
  • Cement industry

HKS regularly achieves top results in the customer satisfaction surveys it conducts:

Good product quality at HKS
High on-time delivery rates at HKS
Very high levels of HKS employee expertise

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