Types of Pipe Flanges Used in Piping Systems

Table of contents: 1. Flat Face (FF) Flanges 2. Raised Face (RF) Flanges 3. Male-Female (M/F) Face Flanges 4. Tongue-Groove (T/G) Face Flanges 5. Ring Type Joint (RTJ) Flanges There are different types of pipe flanges  used in the piping systems depending upon the fluid, PT rating, material of construction, connecting equipment etc.  Below are the types of flanges used in piping ...

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Pipe Joints Method : Pipe Flanges and Classification

Table of contents: 1. Introduction to flange joint 2. Flange materials used 3. Classification of flanges 1.1 Pipe flanges based on Pipe Attachment 1.2 Pipe flanges based on Pressure-Temperature (PT) rating 1.3 Pipe flanges based on Facing 1.4 Pipe flanges based on Face Finish 1.5 Pipe flanges based on Serrations Introduction to flange joint: Flange joint is one of the ...

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Piping Fittings: Components

Table of contents: 1. Elbow 2. Tee 3. Reducer 4. Couplings 5. Swage nipples Apart from pipe, different piping fittings components are used in a piping system. Each component has a different function and location in the piping system as per the requirement. Different Piping components are discussed below: 1. Elbow 2. Tee 3. Reducer 4. Couplings 5. Swage nipples ...

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Types of Pipe Fittings

Table of contents: A. Dimensional Standards available for pipe fittings B. Classification of pipe fittings based on end connections 1. Socket weld/ Screwed end pipe fittings 2. Butt weld end pipe fittings 3. Flanged end pipe fittings The components used in piping system post details about the various components. These are used changing a direction, joining different sizes of pipes, taking a ...

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Components Used in Piping Systems

Table of contents: Pipe system components Types of pipes Pipe joints methods Pipe materials A Piping System is an assembly of various components put together with a proper method of joints, functionally to transport fluid from its source to destination. The different components put together are defined as piping components. They are designed for withstanding the operating and design conditions ...

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Piping Systems: British Codes and Standards

Piping British Codes and Standards

Further to my last post about the Codes and Standards used in designing piping systems, British standards are used in many countries like India. There are many British Standards available which can be used instead of American Standards in piping engineering. The general referred British codes and standards for piping systems are: BS 10 – Specification for Flanges and Bolting ...

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Designing Piping Systems? Must Know Codes and Standards

Piping American Codes and Standards

Piping systems are generally designed based on codes and standards. The knowledge of codes and standard are important for the selection of proper material of construction and to develop the material specification. To avoid unnecessary and undesirable differences in piping systems, components and procedures, Standardization is required as it reduces cost, inconvenience and confusion. These standards are published by professional ...

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Scope of Piping: Inputs and Outputs

Piping inputs ouputs

Table of contents: Inputs to piping discipline Outputs from piping discipline While designing a piping system, many inputs are required from other disciplines and also inputs are given to other disciplines. There are also few outputs generated by piping which are required for procurement, erection and fabrication of the piping system. Inputs to Piping discipline: 1. Requirement from client: Plot ...

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Piping Engineering – an Overview


Table of contents: Phases and various disciplines in projects Cost of piping in projects Piping engineering Role of a piping engineer Suggested read: Scope of Piping In today’s world, various types of projects are executed in the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, metallurgy, pharmaceutical industries etc. such as conceptual study, FEED (front end engineering development), EPC (Engineering, procurement and construction), ...

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