Flanges, Fittings and Closures – Specifications

This course covers flanges, fittings, and closures used in the construction of pipeline and terminal facilities.

Lessons include:

General considerations:

  • Material Requirements and Manufacturing Considerations
  • Matching bore of flanges and fittings to the wall thickness of pipe
  • Matching pipe grade and flange or fitting material grade
  • Requiring mill certificates for all flanges and fittings when purchased
  • ANSI/ASME rating of flanges
  • Scraper bars for tees
  • Sour service
  • Piggable wyes

Blanks, Blinds, and 'Skillets/Pancakes'

Stopple Fittings:

  • Design
  • Materials

Want to learn more?

Our facility contains multiple arrangements of piping and fittings that allow for practice and demonstration of skills given a predetermined scenario.

BP employees only: