What is a Expander Flange

Expander Flange is a Welding Neck pipe flange where the nominal size of the non-flanged end is larger than the nominal size of the flanged end. They can be used to change the size of a pipe run. These are usually used to increase the line size to the first or second larger size. This […]

 
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What is a Weld Neck Flange

Weld Neck Flange or welding neck flange can be differentiated from all other types of flange by their long tapered hub. In addition, there is also a gentle transition of thickness in the region of the butt weld that joins them to pipe or a fitting. Weld Neck flanges or welding neck flanges are best […]

 
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What is a Threaded Flange

Threaded flange looks very similar to Slip On flange but the main difference is that the threaded flange has been was bored out to match a specific pipe inside diameter. The backside of this center opening is then threaded with the relevant-sized tapered pipe thread. Threaded Flange can be used in very high pressure services […]

 
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What is a Slip on Flange

Slip On flange or SO flange is commonly lower in price than weld-neck flanges, and to this effect are a popular choice for our customers. However, customers should bear in mind that this initial cost saving may be diminished by the additional cost of the two fillet welds required for proper installation. Moreover, weld-neck flanges […]

 
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What is a Socket Weld Flange

A socket weld flange is a type of pipe connector that incorporates a socket into which a pipe is welded. The inclusion of a socket in the socket weld flange creates a connection that is much stronger than a comparable slip-on flange. The socket weld flange was designed to work on small size, high-pressure pipelines. […]

 
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What is a Lap Joint Flange

Lap Joint Flange is a loose plate type flange with center bore equal to the pipe diameter. Lap Joint Flange do not have any hub or any flange facing. However the Lap Joint Flanges are coupled with a Stub End Component with serration bearing flat disc & a beveled pipe shaped hub used to weld […]

 
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What is a Blind Flange

A blind flange is round plate which has all of the relevant bolt holes but no center hole, and because of this feature this flange is used to close off the ends of a piping systems and pressure vessel openings. It also permits easy access to the interior of a line or vessel once it […]

 
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