Gimbal Joints


High integrity solutions

Bellows-sealed gimbal joints from Bird Bellows offer high integrity solutions to the need for aircraft pneumatic and fuel duct articulation in anti-ice, engine bleed air, environmental control, and APU ducting systems.

Bird Bellows gimbal joints offer the following design features:

sbClear bore for minimum pressure drop

sbNo end loads from internal pressure

sbAvailable with flanged or welding ends

sbBellows-sealed for zero leakage

sbMinimum mass

sbAvailable in titanium, CRES, or high temperature nickel alloys

sbSuitable for pneumatic and fuel systems, airframe and engine

sbEstablished size range from 1.5” to 9” diameter

sbInternal and external restraint designs available

sbProven in long service, maintenance free