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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…


Pressure Vessel Connection Forging Company

Humble, Texas

Manufacturing & Corporate Office
1700 Ton Forge Press
19 Acre complex

14527 Smith Road
Humble, Texas 77396

Pressure Vessel Connection Forging Company

Navasota, Texas

2500 Ton Forge Press & Ring Roll -
Heavy Forging Facility
19 Acre complex

9533 FM 379
Navasota, Texas 77868

Pressure Vessel Connection Forging Company

Houston, Texas

CNC Machining Facility
3 Acre complex

4323 E. Mt. Houston
Houston, Texas 77093

Corporate Overview

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.

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 15 acres adjacent to a rail spur, near major freeways and within 5 miles of the Bush International Airport.

Forged Components Produces ASME Nozzle Manufacturing for a Variety of Industries

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.

addition to an extensive finished product inventory FCI maintains a large inventory of bar, billet and ingot material in carbon, alloy and stainless steel in ASME, API and ANSI material grades to service our customer's special orders without delay. We also forge product in nickel, titanium and other specialty alloys on request.

FCI's Quality Manual utilizes ASME, API and the ISO 9000 Program Guidelines in its quality system to continually monitor the manufacturing processes. FCI standard connections are manufactured in compliance with ASME Section II and Section VIII, Div. 1 and ASME B16.5. Products may be ordered to special/custom requirements or other codes such as ASME Section I and Section VIII, Div. 2 and Div. 3, ASME B16.47 Series A & B, ASTM, API 6A, API 16A, API 934, other.

Forged Components, Inc. throughout the last decade has invested and re-invested in forging and machining equipment to expand its production capacity to stay a step ahead of our customer's needs. FCI will continue to meet the needs of the industry by manufacturing and providing quality products and services.

Contact Our Pressure Vessel Forging Company for ASME Nozzle Manufacturing

Forged Components is a global pressure vessel company that provides ASME nozzle manufacturing for a wide variety of industries. Contact Forged Components at 1-877-FCI-I123 or through email at to start your project.