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, […]
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 […]
Up to what temperature limits the low strength carbon steel bolts should not be used for flanged joints?
Up to what temperature limits the low strength carbon steel bolts should not be used for flanged joints? Answer: Flanged joints using low strength carbon steel shall not be used above 200-deg C or below – 28-deg C.
How the serration on flanges is specified? Answer: The serration on flanges is specified by the number, which is the Arithmetic Average Rough Height (AARH).
What are the types of serrated finish provided on flange face? Answer: A. Concentric B. Spiral (Phonographic)
Where the smooth finish flange & serrated finish flange finds its use? Answer: The smooth finish flange is provided when metallic gasket is provided and serrated finish flange is provided when non-metallic gasket is provided.
How can flanges be classified based on face finish? Answer: Flanges are classified based on face finish as: A. Smooth finish. B. Serrated finish.
How can flanges be classified based on facing? Answer: Flanges are classified based on facing as: A. Flat face. (FF) B. Raised face. (R/F) C. Tongue and groove. (T/G) D. Male and female. (M/F) E. Ring type joint. (RTJ)
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 […]
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) […]