News & Events


A Brief History of Carbon Steel – Part 4

For more info on this topic, check out A Brief History of Carbon Steel – Part 1, A Brief History of Carbon Steel – Part 2, and A Brief History of Carbon Steel – Part 3.The Bessemer Process was not…

Read More...

What Are the Components of a Wellhead and What Do They Do? – Part 2

Forged Components is known as one of the top wellhead component suppliers in the country, but what are the parts of a wellhead and how do they work together? This is the second out of three blog posts that describes…

Read More...

What Are the Components of a Wellhead and What Do They Do? – Part 3

This is the final post in our series describing wellhead components and their functions. For more information, check out What Are the Components of a Wellhead and What Do They Do? – Part 1 and Part 2.Christmas TreeThe Christmas tree…

Read More...

Properties of Stainless Steel

Forged Components offers high-quality stainless steel custom pressure vessel connections. Stainless steel has several properties that make it the perfect choice for you next ASME pressure vessel connections forging project.StrongTensile strength measures the resistance of a material to breaking under…

Read More...

A Brief History of Carbon Steel – Part 2

For more info on this topic, check out last month’s post A Brief History of Carbon Steel – Part 1Carbon steel wasn’t always the reliable metal that we use for our blind flanges and forged steel rings that we use…

Read More...

What Are the Components of a Wellhead and What Do They Do? – Part 1

FCI is one of the top wellhead component suppliers in the country, but what are the components of a wellhead and what do they do? This series of blog posts will explain these components and how they work within the…

Read More...

A Brief History of Carbon Steel – Part 1

Carbon steel first appeared around the year 500 AD in Damascus steel swords as well as Japanese swords. They were prized for their sharp edges and sturdiness compared to other weapons of the era. The composition of these swords was…

Read More...

Long Weld Neck Flanges – What are They Used for?

Where “standard” weld neck flanges are used extensively for pipes, long weld neck flanges (often abbreviated to LWN) are used in high pressure and high (or fluctuating) temperature situations primarily in the oil and gas industry. The long neck guides…

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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.…

Read More...