What Flanges are Used in the Oil and Gas Industry?

A high-pressure flange is an essential piece of equipment for the oil and gas industry. Flanges are a vital part of the overall infrastructure of equipment that allows the industry to operate efficiently. With this in mind, it is now time to look at how the oil and gas industry uses flanges. What are Flanges? A flange is defined as …

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What is the Difference Between a Tubing Head and Casing Head?

The following information discusses the differences between tubing heads and casing heads. Continue reading to find out more about key points related to this topic. You can also reach out to our team here at Forged Components for more information regarding the subject. The Three Phases Each Wellbore Goes Through Each wellbore goes through three phases. These phases include: Drill …

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What is the Purpose of the Oil Refinery?

Crude oil is the term for oil that is unprocessed. It is one of an essential material currently used today. There is a wide range of uses for oil, and the process of refining makes many of them possible. Our team at Forged Components wants to provide you with some information that will help you understand the oil refinery’s purpose. …

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Types of Pressure Vessels Used in the Oil & Gas Industry

The term pressure vessels refer to the leak-proof containers utilized to store liquids and gases. These vessels come in various shapes and sizes and are produced for a wide range of uses. Their shapes are generally conical, spherical, or cylindrical. They are an essential part of today’s oil & gas, and petrochemical industry. They can conduct both chemical and physical …

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Key Differences Between the Manufacturer and the Fabricator in the Oil and Gas Industry

The fabricators and manufacturers play critical roles in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. Though these terms, fabricator and manufacturer, are connected, they are not the same. At the same time, they are often confused with one another. The following information explains the difference between the fabricator and the manufacturer. Fabrication Explained The word ‘fabricator’ refers to the company …

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What are the Common ASME Pressure Vessel Connections Used on the Pressure Vessels?

Forged Components is the industry leader among pressure vessel connections . The following information is designed to shed light on ASME code pressure vessels and the most common types of forged connections used. What Is Meant by the Term Pressure Vessels? The term pressure enclosed vessel refers to equipment used across industries such as food processing, oil and gas, petrochemical, …

API Flanges for Industrial High-Pressure Applications

What are API Flanges? How They Work Explained

API forged flanges are highly useful for applications that include building projects and industrial processes conducted by refineries. The term API is short for the American Petroleum Institute. These highly useful flanges differentiate from other types, such as the ANSI/ASME variety. API flanges are designed to handle a higher-rate of pressure and temperature. API flanges are the better choice for …

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How Sand Separators are Used in the Oil and Gas Industry

What is a Sand Separator? A pressure vessel pre-engineered to remove sand particles and sediments from natural gas is called a Sand Separator. With this equipment, you can prevent plugging, erosion, and other issues related to sand in well-streams. Sand separators are utilized in waste management and other industries to remove particulate from the liquid as well. How Does a …

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The Need for Industrial Oil and Gas Separators

Industrial oil and gas separators can be confusing to learn. The same system can have multiple names and multiple phases and still do almost the same things. The experts know the many names of the machine, such as separators, scrubbers, slug catchers, and knockout drums. The Industry of Separators Industrial Oil and gas separators are an industry that is only …

Types of Raw Steel Material Used for Forging

There is a wide range of different types of raw steel used in today’s modern forging process. The following information provides some insight into each of these types of materials. Titanium Titanium is the preferred alloy for applications where high strength is required. Titanium is an excellent metal for the forging process, and its high melting point makes it an …