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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…

Web Tools for Nozzle Selection and Estimating

Recommend adding introductory paragraph containing appropriate keyword to better focus the availability of web-based tools: FCI provides iOS and Android web tools to support customers who are designing systems incorporating our forged nozzle products.

Mobile Device Apps For Nozzle Selection

Apple Devices Our easy to use Apple devices web tool to find the correct nozzle type for your application and identify, estimate, and reference the type your project needs.


Android Devices Use the web tool to know which nozzle type is right for your project using your Android device to identify, estimate, and for reference.


Nozzle Vessel Estimation Tool

The nozzle vessel estimation tool helps to decide what nozzle type you need based on calculations from ASME Section VIII, Division 1 and includes a quote once you choose the type.


Forged Components is known for being global ASME Section VIII Division I vessel manufacturers. We have multiple facilities for ASME nozzle manufacturing and pressure vessel connections forging that meets or exceeds industry specifications.