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Socket Weld and Threaded Fittings (ASME B16.11)

How to define forged fittings? The term “forged fittings” refers to two families of pipe fittings (socket weld and threaded) used for small bore pipes and piping systems (generally below 4 inches in diameter for Class 3000, and below 2 inches for fittings in class 6000 and 9000). These fittings are manufactured by forging and… read more »

Socket Weld Flange Dimensions (ASME B16.5)

The charts show the dimensions of socket weld flange class 150, 300, 400, 900, 1500, 2500 in inches and in millimeters. SOCKET WELD FLANGE DIMENSIONS IN INCHES SOCKET WELD CLASS 150 (IN INCH) Dimensions of socket weld flange class 150 (in inches) NPS ID OD Bolt Circle (BC) Raised Face (R) Raised Face (RF) H D ID 2*… read more »

Fillet Weld for Socket Fittings

A fillet weld is defined, by the American Welding Society (AWS), as “A weld of approximately triangular cross section joining two surfaces approximately at right angles to each other in a lap joint, T-joint, or corner joint.” This type of welding technique is used to connect socket weld fittings or slip on flanges to pipes…. read more »

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