Exploring the Future of Flange Technology and Innovation in 2024

Flanges are important for maintaining pipeline integrity while efficiently delivering oil, gas, and other fluids to their intended destination. According to JSTOR, a weld neck flange can withstand up to 5,000 psi of pressure. That’s a phenomenal amount of pressure that might be compromised by substandard weldolets or damaged and degraded piping. Fortunately, innovative technology […]

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4 Best Practices for Pressure Vessel Openings

It’s important to take care of pressure vessel openings properly to ensure that things go smoothly. After all, according to the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration, there have been more than 3,200 serious gas pipe leaks since 1987. Properly managing these openings can ensure that you get the support that you need to avoid […]

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The Role of a Fitting Distributor in Oil and Gas Pipelines

Oil and gas pipelines are highly complex and are a major part of our energy infrastructure. These pipelines often run over massive distances and enable the transport of large amounts of materials. Without oil and gas pipelines, energy might be much more expensive, and there could be an increased risk of leaks and spills. Any […]

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Understanding Flange Standards and Specifications

Flanges are highly useful components that are essential for piping systems. If you’re purchasing or working with flanges, it’s crucial to understand the various standards and specifications associated with them. Whether you’re selecting blind pipe flanges or socket weld flanges, if you make the wrong choices, you might have a big problem on your hands. […]

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The Importance of Flanges in Industrial Piping Systems

It’s common to use flanges when setting up commercial and industrial piping systems. The right flange fitting can make the pipe system more reliable and easier to maintain. Let’s dig deeper into the importance of flanges. What Are Flanges? A typical industrial piping system is made up of numerous different pipes. It would be impractical […]

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5 Common Flange Problems and How to Troubleshoot Them

Flanges are essential components within piping systems, especially systems set up for industrial use. They make pipe systems easier to maintain and service. Piping systems have come a long way over the years. The first hydrocarbon pipelines appeared in China in 500 BC and were made of bamboo. Now, iron, steel, and other higher-grade materials […]

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4 Things to Know About the Flange and Fitting Industry

The flange and fitting industry plays a pivotal role in various industries, such as aerospace, refining, drilling, brewery, paper and pulp, pipeline, and industrial applications. This vital business involves the creation and distribution of components like flanges, weld fittings, forged steel fittings, and branch connections. In this article, we will explore four key things to […]

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Here’s How City Pipes Operate

It’s easy to take for granted the many systems and infrastructure in our communities that make our lives run more easily every day. For instance, the piping system and water systems that run under most cities are rarely given a second thought, until there’s a problem. Let’s learn more about how city pipes work. Water […]

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5 Ways to Use Blind Pipe in Your Project

If you work in the oil or shipping industry, you may be familiar with a blind pipe. This type of piping can seal off a section of a piping system or vessel. You may have also heard the words blanking or spectacle blind pipe used to refer to this type of piping. Let’s take a […]

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Here’s How Hydrocarbon Pipelines Work

Our lives are fueled by natural gas and petroleum products that travel to where we need them each day. A vast network of hydrocarbon pipelines that stretches over 2.6 million miles in the U.S. helps move trillions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of billions of tons/miles of liquid petroleum products each year, […]

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