Along its extensive reference list in gas terminals, SFZ, France, equips the pipelines and gas carriers with hydroformed metallic expansion joints and flexible hoses adapted to the cryogenic conditions in compliance with the maritime international rules and classification societies’ requirements.
SFZ has been present on the cryogenic and naval market since the first membrane type LNG Vessels were built by the French shipyards. Indeed SFZ has developed its own convolution profile, particularly adapted to that kind of application, which can be manufactured in single or multi ply and allows a high level of safety.
Nowadays SFZ is part of BOA Group, which is one of the world’s leading manufacturers for flexible mechanical elements for the automotive and aerospace industry as well as for a wide range of industrial applications.
BOA Group consists of 20 subsidiaries and shareholdings in 11 countries. In addition, the Group has sales and service offices in the most industrial countries worldwide.
With its 1.100 employees, the BOA Group develops, produces and distributes flexible stainless steel components for engine management, exhaust systems, fuel systems and side components for passenger cars and heavy vehicles. In the industrial division, the BOA Group delivers flexible elements for applications in the Energy sector, Shipbuilding, Rail and Heavy Engine industry. Customized expansion joints are designed for Petrochemical, Chemical as well as Oil & Gas Pipelines. Precision metal bellows and ultra-clean metal hoses complete the product range and offer high tech product applications in the Vacuum, Semiconductor & Magnet Technology market.
BOA flexible elements include both standard and customized products. Individual solutions are developed in partnership with our customers.