A pipe flange is a protruding rim, edge, collar or rib used to make a connection between two pipes or between a pipe and another component. It is a mechanical connector that is used in high-pressure piping applications.Continue Reading
A builder welds or screws a pipe flange to the pipe end and connects it with bolts. Some common flange types are slip on, weld neck, blind, lap joint and threaded.
Flanges provide increased support to a piping system. Builders use them to dismantle piping systems and transition between dissimilar materials. They use them with temporary and mobile installations and in connections where cement is not used.Learn more about Plumbing