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Ring Type Joint Flange

Ring Type Joint Flange

Ring Type Joint (RTJ) flanges are used a lot in businesses where high pressure and high temperatures are common, such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, and power generation. These special flanges seal better than most and are made to stand up to harsh circumstances. RTJ flanges are made to provide a tight and reliable seal in tough conditions. They have a raised face with a slot cut into it that a metal ring gasket fits into. The groove and seal are made so that pressure can build up, which keeps the joint from leaking. For RTJ flanges, the metal ring gasket is usually made of soft iron, stainless steel, or other alloys. These materials were picked because they can handle high temperatures, high pressures, and corrosive materials.
One of the best things about RTJ flanges is that they can be used in high-pressure situations. ASME standards say they come in different pressure grades, such as Class 150, Class 300, Class 600, and so on. RTJ flanges are good for vital operations where keeping the joint intact is very important because of their strong design and reliable sealing mechanism. RTJ flanges can be used for many things, but they are most often used in oil and gas. These flanges move fluids under high pressure in oil refineries, offshore platforms, pipes, and petrochemical plants. Ring Type Joint flanges are also used in places like power plants, chemical processing plants, and other high-pressure systems businesses. When working with RTJ flanges, it’s important to consider how to install them and keep them in good shape. Making sure the bolts are the right size and number is part of a proper fitting. The nuts are very important because they squeeze the metal ring gasket to make a good seal. It is important to tighten the bolts to the recommended specifications to get the desired amount of sealing integrity. Follow the right, reasonable steps to avoid leaving leaks and joints that don’t work as well as they should.
For RTJ flanges to keep working, they must be checked regularly and fixed. Over time, the metal ring gasket could wear down or get broken, making it less effective at sealing. To keep the joint working well, the seal needs to be replaced every so often. Also, it is important to check the flanges for signs of corrosion, erosion, or wear to avoid possible breakdowns. In conclusion, Ring Type Joint (RTJ) flanges are important parts used in many businesses for high-pressure and high-temperature applications. They are a must-have in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and power production industries because they can seal tight and reliably in harsh environments. With a raised face and a metal ring seal, RTJ flanges have a unique design that lets pressure build-up and ensures the joints don’t leak. The integrity and effectiveness of RTJ flange joints depend on how well they are installed, how tight the bolts are, and how often they are maintained.

Ring Type Joint Flange Specifications

Dimensions : ANSI B16.5, ANSI B16.47 Series A & B, MSS SP44, ASA, API-605, AWWA, Custom Drawings
Size : 1/2″ (15 NB) to 48″ (1200NB)
Class : 150 LBS, 300 LBS, 600 LBS, 900 LBS, 1500 LBS, 2500 LBS, DIN Standard ND-6,10, 16, 25, 40 Etc.
DIN : DIN2527, DIN2566, DIN2573, DIN2576, DIN2641, DIN2642, DIN2655, DIN2656, DIN2627, DIN2628, DIN2629, DIN 2631, DIN2632, DIN2633, DIN2634, DIN2635, DIN2636,DIN2637, DIN2638, DIN2673
BS : BS4504 , BS4504, BS1560, BS10
Flange Face Type : Flate Face (FF), Raised Face (RF), Ring Type Joint (RTJ)

Material & Grades of Ring Type Joint Flange

Stainless Steel Ring Type Joint Flanges :
ASTM A 182, A 240 F 304, 304L, 304H, 316, 316L, 316Ti, 310, 310S, 321, 321H, 317, 347, 347H, 904L
Duplex & Super Duplex Steel Ring Type Joint Flanges :
ASTM / ASME A/SA 182 F 44, F 45, F51, F 53, F 55, F 60, F 61
Carbon Steel Ring Type Joint Flanges :
ASTM / ASME A/SA 105 ASTM / ASME A 350 , ASTM A 181 LF 2 / A516 Gr.70 A36, A694 F42, F46, F52, F60, F65, F706
Low Temperature Carbon Steel Ring Type Joint Flanges : ASTM A350, LF2, LF3
Alloy Steel Ring Type Joint Flanges :
ASTM / ASME A/SA 182 & A 387 F1, F5, F9, F11, F12, F22, F91
Copper Alloy Steel Ring Type Joint Flanges : ASTM SB 61 , SB62 , SB151 , SB152 UNS No. C 70600 (Cu-Ni 90/10), C 71500 (Cu-Ni 70/30), UNS No. C 10100, 10200, 10300, 10800, 12000, 12200
Nickel Alloy Ring Type Joint Flanges :
ASTM SB564, SB160, SB472, SB162 Nickel 200 (UNS No. N02200), Nickel 201 (UNS No. N02201), Monel 400 (UNS No. N04400), Monel 500 (UNS No. N05500), Inconel 800 (UNS No. N08800), Inconel 825 (UNS No. N08825), Inconel 600 (UNS No. N06600), Inconel 625 (UNS No. N06625), Inconel 601 (UNS No. N06601), Hastelloy C 276 (UNS No. N10276), Alloy 20 (UNS No. N08020)

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