Are One-Piece Integrally Forged Connections Stronger than Multi Piece Components?
Yes. Integrally forged nozzles forged vessel components and long weld neck flanges are significantly stronger because one-piece forged metal is always stronger than component parts. But, this is only one of the benefits of using integrally forged components. By choosing to use Forged Components to build your integrally forged vessel components or other forged component you will be receiving a custom made product from one of the few ASME pressure vessel connection forging companies that makes made-to-order one-piece forged nozzles, forged vessel components and long weld neck flanges. FCI has been making pressure vessel components for decades and these components have been used for energy and subsea drilling companies around the globe.
Other benefits of using one-piece components, include, saving time and money. From purchasing and expediting one part versus three parts, to maintaining and documenting fewer forged components and parts, FCI can reduce your production costs. For more information please click on our product section.