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What is the Difference between ANSI and ASME Flanges?
The short answer is not a lot. ANSI is an abbreviation for the American National Standards Institute, a non-profit organization composed of members from a wide cross-section of individuals associated with them in academia, government agencies, businesses and organizations that…



Advantages & Disadvantages of the Different Types of Carbon Steel
Carbon steel is one of the oldest and most widely used types of steel in the world. The uses of this carbon steel are largely determined by the trace amounts of carbon infused within the steel during the “smelting” process.…



The Use of Carbon Steel in the Flange Manufacturing Process
  Carbon steel is the most commonly used steel in the world. When carbon is infused into steel, it transforms the properties of the steel, and how it should be used, based on the amount of carbon present in the steel.…



The Purpose Of Forged Flanges
Forged flanges combine two separate machinery parts together. They can be an extension to a structure in order to make the object stronger. Industrial flanges have numerous uses including connecting sheets, pumps, pipes and structures that specifically require an intermediate…



FCI Studding Outlet Manufacturing Standards
There are standards or requirements that must be adhered to during the studding outlet manufacturing process. Below are the general standards of the FCI studded outlets: The codes, materials, and bores First and foremost we have ensured that all our…



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Custom Forged Connections for Pressure Vessels

Forged Components, Inc. (FCI) is a global leader in the forging, machining and manufacture of integral self-reinforced connections for ASME pressure vessels – LWN, HB, I1, I2, I3 E, Q-Lip nozzles, butt weld stub end connections, studding outlets, and ASME B.16 Series A & B large diameter flanges and blinds, according to API, ASME and ANSI specifications.

FCI operates from 95,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing facilities at five (5) locations in Houston, Humble, Porter and Navasota, Texas. The forging and manufacturing facilities are equipped with 350 ton, 1700 ton and 2500 ton open-die hydraulic forge presses, 300 ton ring roll, heat treatment furnaces, and a wide range of machine tools including manual and CNC lathes, VTL’s, milling machines and drills. Our corporate office, main manufacturing and storage facility in Humble, Texas is located on 19 acres adjacent to a rail spur, near major freeways and within 5 miles of the Bush International Airport.

In addition to pressure vessel connections, FCI produces forgings for the energy, petrochemical, refinery, power generation and the oil & gas exploration and production industries. Our extensive range of API-6A wellhead products include casing heads, tubing heads, casing hangers, tubing head adapters, casing and tubing spools, flanges, tees, crosses, and other wellhead components. Custom forged products include; extended barrel connections, large rolled ring forgings, cylinders, discs to 95” OD, mandrel rings, bar products, valve bonnets, high pressure valve bodies, elbows, tees, square and rectangular blocks. FCI is capable of producing open-die and semi-closed die forged shapes that weigh from 5 to 35,000 lbs.


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We’ve prepared our product catalog for you to download. Have the catalog of our inventory to look at, print, or take with you on your tablet or Smartphone. In the catalog, our products list the full range of specifications for you to view. 

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FCI – Industrial Nozzle Selector App

Based on the overwhelming popularity of FCI’s patent pending “Industrial Standard Self-Reinforcing Nozzle Selector” FCI is now Introducing the electronic version for your PC, Android, and Apple Devices. Click on the App Icon below for installation.

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Contact Forged Components for ASME Pressure Vessel Connections Manufacturing

Get started with your project for API, ANSI, and ASME Pressure Vessel Connections manufacturing by contacting Forged Components at 1-877-FCI-I123 or through email at sales@forgedcomponents.com. As a global vessel connections manufacturer, we provide a wide range of standard and custom products.