ASME B16.5 is a standard for Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings that covers flanges sizes from NPS ½” to 24”. In this standard, flanges are classified based on their pressure-temperature rating which is also known as a flange class.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) calls for the use of an ANSI flange to be used on specific applications. The ANSI flange is a three-part flange consisting of one flat flange, one flange machined to take a rubber O-ring…
Pipe flanges are method of connecting pipes, valves, pumps and other equipment to form a piping system.
The American National Standard Institute, ANSI, has been overseeing guidelines and standards for products manufactured through several sectors. ANSI-approved flanges are used for the industrial market which handles gas, air and steam process systems.