Categories for Flanges

Why Do Hydraulic Lines Use Square Flanges?

February 24, 2021

Square flanges are typically made of steel or stainless steel, and used in a wide range of systems with standard pipes in water systems, offshore environments, pipe projects, oil fields and more. They’re frequently used in hydraulic systems to connect pipes to components, or to make strong pipe-to-pipe connections. As you might expect based on the name of the part, these flanges feature a square shape. But why square flanges versus other types of flanges? Here’s an overview of what you should know as you prepare for a project in San Jose, CA. Square flanges in piping and various systems... View Article

What Are Pipe Flanges, and How Do They Work?

January 13, 2021

What is a pipe flange? It is a connection bolt used to join pipes after welding in San Jose, CA. Flanged connections include pipe flanges, bolting and gaskets, which all work together to keep pipes and hoses in one piece. Pipe flanges are not all the same, and their design depends on their application. Here are seven common flange types and how they work: Threaded: A threaded flange is also known as a screw flange. It contains a thread inside that’s designed to fit with a matching thread on a fitting or pipe. Using this flange often allows you to... View Article

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