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Pipe and piping components that help in pipe routing for directional changes, size changes, and branch connections. Piping Elbows, Piping Reducers, Tee Connections, Olet Connections, Caps, Crosses, etc are pipe fittings and are widely used in both the piping and plumbing industry.

Piping Support: Types, Purpose, Design, PDF

Types of Piping Support

Introduction to Piping Support Piping systems form the circulatory system of industrial plants, power generation facilities, commercial buildings, and various other infrastructures. They transport fluids, gases, and other substances critical to the operation of these structures. To ensure the integrity, safety, and longevity of piping systems, adequate support is indispensable. This chapter delves into the …

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ASME B16.47 Flange Dimension chart

Types of Plate flanges

ASME B16.47 Flange Dimension Chart The ASME B16.47 standard provides guidelines for large diameter steel flanges (NPS 26 to NPS 60) used in various industries, including oil and gas, petrochemical, and power generation. The flange dimension chart is a tabular representation that provides essential information to ensure proper flange selection and installation. Here are the …

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Bolts vs. Screws – Pros and Cons


Understand the Uses for Bolts and Screws While screws and bolts are both designed to secure two pieces of material together, it is important to understand that they should be used in different applications. In general, bolts should be used when more strength is needed between the two materials, while screws are a better choice …

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Introduction to Nipo Flange

Types of Nipo Flanges

What is Nipo Flange? Nipo Flange is a type of pipe flange that is used in  the fluid industries and piping systems. It is a special flange that provides superior strength and superior sealing capability compared to other standard flanges. Nipo Flange is a type of mechanical parts designed for high-pressure pipelines and plumbing systems. …

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What is a Square Flange

Square Flange

What is a Square Flange? Do you need to attach pipes in a certain arrangement, or secure heavy machinery? If so, then a square flange is the ideal piece of hardware for the job. It features a flat plate with four holes around the edge and can be used in many different configurations depending on …

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How a Deluge Valve Function

Deluge valve

What is a Deluge Valve? Deluge valves are typically used as a safety device in high pressure piping systems, as they allow for quick and efficient release of water to reduce the risk of damage. It is a specialized type of valve designed for controlling the flow of high-pressure water from a pressurized firefighting system. …

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What are B8 bolts grade?

What are B8 bolts grade ?  B8 bolts are a type of stainless steel fasteners developed by the Alloy Steel Institute and the American Bolt Manufacturer’s Association. The class is based on the strength, formability and ability to resist corrosion, making them useful in a variety of applications. These bolts have great structural integrity which …

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