What is a flange?

A Flange is a protruding wheel-shaped end of equipment that is fastened to another end of an object to facilitate attachment. The primary purpose of using a flange is to connect two separate openings of equipment, e.g., two pipelines, a valve fitting on a pipeline and any equipment fitting. It ensures that the petroleum product, […]

 
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What are the glossary of pipe fittings and flanges

Glossary of Pipe Fittings & Flanges This section gives you some idea about some of the most common terms used in pipe fittings and flanges. A B C E F G H I J L M N O P R S T U W   A Adapter: A fitting needed for changing from one type of […]

 
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How can flanges be classified based on Pressure- temperature ratings?

How can flanges be classified based on Pressure- temperature ratings? Answer: Flanges are classified based on pressure temperature ratings as: – A. 150# B. 300# C. 400# D. 600# E. 900# F. 1500# G. 2500# Pressure temperature rating carts in the standard ASME16.5 specify the non-shock working gauge pressure to which the flange can be […]

 
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What is a Reducing Flange

A reducing flange consists of a flange with one specified diameter having a bore of a different and smaller, diameter. Except for the bore and hub dimensions, the flange will have dimensions of the larger pipe size. Reducing flange is designed for when there is a change in the pipe size. The predominate flange (dimensions) […]

 
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