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Flanges Suppliers in ZAMBIA – Alkun Steel
20 March, 2024
Flanges Suppliers in ZAMBIA – Alkun Steel

In the intricate network of industries, where pipelines form the arteries carrying vital fluids and gases, the role of flanges cannot be overstated. Flanges, those seemingly simple yet crucial components, are the unsung heroes ensuring the integrity and efficiency of piping systems. In the heart of Zambia, where industries thrive and demand soar, Alkun Steel stands tall as a beacon of reliability and excellence in flange supply.

Alkun Steel: Your Trusted Partner in Flange Solutions

At Alkun Steel, we understand the significance of choosing the correct flange for the proper application. With an unwavering commitment to quality, precision, and customer satisfaction, we offer an extensive range of flanges tailored to meet diverse industrial needs. Whether it's the robust weld neck flanges for high-pressure environments or the versatile slip-on flanges for seamless installations, our inventory encompasses a comprehensive array of options.

Different Types of Flange & Their Uses 

Slip-on Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA

Slips onto the pipe and then welded for a secure connection.

Weld Neck Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

This flange has a long tapered hub for welded connections, which is ideal for high-pressure applications.

Blind Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA

This flange seals the end of a pipe or vessel and is used for temporary blockage or future expansion.

Socket Weld Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Designed for smaller diameter pipes, welded for a tight seal.

Orifice Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Used for flow measurement or restriction in pipelines.

RTJ Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Uses a ring joint gasket for high-pressure applications.

Threaded Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Features threads for easy installation and removal.

Lap Joint Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

It allows for easy alignment of bolt holes and is ideal for non-standard connections.

Spectacle Blind Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

This flange combines the functionality of a blind flange and a spacer to isolate sections of the piping system.

Grooved Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Uses grooves and gaskets for easy assembly and disassembly.

Square Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Typically used in square tubing or structures.

Marine Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

This flange is designed to meet Japanese industrial standards and is suitable for marine applications.

Carbon Steel Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Carbon steel flanges are essential for piping systems to connect pipes, valves, pumps, and other equipment. They are made from carbon steel, a steel alloy primarily composed of iron and carbon, with different elements added to enhance properties like strength, hardness, and durability. Carbon steel flanges are known for their strength, resistance to corrosion, and affordability, making them widely used in various industrial applications.

Several carbon steel flanges are designed for specific purposes and applications. Some of the most common types include:

1. Slip-on Flanges in ZAMBIA (SO): These flanges have a slightly larger bore diameter than the outside diameter of the pipe. They are slipped over the pipe and then welded at the inner and outer edges, providing a strong and secure connection.

2. Weld Neck Flanges in ZAMBIA (WN): Weld neck flanges feature a long, tapered hub that provides an ideal pipe connection. They are welded to the pipe and the adjoining pipe, offering excellent strength and stability, particularly in high-pressure and high-temperature applications.

3. Blind Flanges in ZAMBIA (BL): Blind flanges seal the end of a pipe or vessel. They are typically used in applications where future expansion might be needed or temporarily block off a pipeline.

4. Socket Weld Flanges in ZAMBIA (SW): Socket weld flanges are designed with smaller-diameter pipes. They are welded directly onto the pipe, creating a smooth bore and a tight seal.

5. Threaded Flanges in ZAMBIA: These flanges have internal threads that allow them to be screwed onto the pipe. They are commonly used in low-pressure applications and where welding is not feasible.

6. Lap Joint Flanges in ZAMBIA (LJ): Lap joint flanges are used with stub ends. They allow for easy alignment of bolt holes and are ideal for non-standard connections or systems requiring frequent dismantling.

7. Orifice Flanges in ZAMBIA: Orifice flanges are specifically designed for flow measurement or restriction applications. They feature a small orifice opening that can be used with an orifice plate to measure flow rates.

8. Ring-Type Joint (RTJ) Flanges in ZAMBIA: RTJ flanges use a ring joint gasket to create a tight seal in high-pressure and high-temperature applications. They are commonly used in the oil and gas industries.

These are just a few examples of the many carbon steel flanges available, each with unique features and advantages suited to different piping requirements.

Carbon Steel Flange Standards

ANSI/ASME B16.5, B16.47 Series A & B, B16.48, BS4504, BS 10, EN-1092, DIN, ANSI Flanges, ASME Flanges, BS Flanges, DIN Flanges, EN Flanges, GOST Flange, ASME/ANSI B16.5/16.36/16.47A/16.47B, MSS S44, ISO70051, JISB2220, BS1560-3.1, API7S-15, API7S-43, API605, EN1092

Carbon Steel Flange Pressure Rating ANSI

Class 150 LBS, 300 LBS, 600 LBS, 900 LBS, 1500 LBS, 2500 LBS

Slip-on CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Weld Neck CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Thickness

Schedule 10(S) to SCH 160

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Blind CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Thickness

Schedule 10(S) to SCH 160

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Socket Weld CS (Carbon Steel) Flange in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A350 LF1/2, ASTM A181

Sizes

1/2 inch to 24 inch

Thickness

Schedule 40 to 160

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to Class 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Orifice CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ANSI Flanges, ASME Flanges, BS Flanges, DIN Flanges, EN Flanges,

Sizes

1/2″ to 48″

Pressure Ratings

Class 150, 300, 600, 900, 1500, 2500

Face Type

Flat Face (FF), Raised Face (RF), Ring Type Joint (RTJ)

RTJ (Ring Type Joint) CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Sizes

1/2”, 2”, 3”, 4”, 6”, 8”, 10”, 12” to 24”

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 (lb) up to 24"

Class 300 (lb) up to 20"

Class 600 (lb) up to 20"

Class 900 (lb) up to 16"

Class 1500 (lb) up to 10"

Class 2500 (lb) up to 8"

Face Type

RTJ (Ring Type Joint)

Threaded CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'', 1'', 2'', 3'', 4'' to 24''

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

Raised face (RF), Ring type joint (RTJ)

Lap Joint CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, A350 LF2

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Thickness

SCH 10, SCH 40, SCH 160

Spectacle Blind CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASME B16.48, ASME B16.5, ASME B16.20, ASME B16.47

Sizes

1/2" to 96"

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

flat face, raised face, octagonal, or RTJ

Grooved CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Sizes

1½" to 10"

Coating

Red Paint, Galvanized Paint

Square CS (Carbon Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ANSI B16.5, ANSI B16.47, ANSI B16.36, ANSI B16.48, BS 4504, EN1092, UNI 2277/2278, DIN, JIS, SABS1123, GOST-12820

Sizes

½” to 48″

Pressure Ratings

150 LBS, 300 LBS, 600 LBS, 900 LBS, 1500 LBS, 2500 LBS

Face Type

Flat Face (FF), Raise Face (RF), Ring Joint (RJT)

Marine CS (Carbon Steel) Flange supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, A350 LF2

Sizes

DN15 – DN1500

Thickness

SCH10 – SCH160

JIS Standard

5k, 10k, 16k, pn6

Stainless Steel Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Stainless steel flanges are made from stainless steel, a corrosion-resistant alloy known for its durability, strength, and resistance to rust and corrosion. They are widely used in various industries, including chemical processing, oil and gas, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and water treatment, where corrosion resistance and hygiene are essential.

Here are the different types of stainless steel flanges:

1. Slip-on Stainless Steel Flange in ZAMBIA: These flanges have a bore slightly larger than the outer diameter of the pipe. They are slipped over the pipe and then welded on both sides for a secure connection.

2. Weld Neck Stainless Steel Flange in ZAMBIA: These flanges have a long tapered hub designed to provide an ideal pipe connection. They are welded inside and outside to ensure strength and stability, especially in high-pressure and high-temperature applications.

3. Blind Stainless Steel Flange in ZAMBIA: These flanges seal the end of a pipe or vessel. They are commonly used in applications where future expansion may be needed or to temporarily block off a pipeline.

4. Socket Weld Stainless Steel Flange in ZAMBIA: Designed for smaller diameter pipes, these flanges are welded for a tight seal. They feature a recessed area to insert the pipe, providing a smooth flow path.

5. Threaded Stainless Steel Flange in ZAMBIA: These flanges have threads machined onto their inner bore, allowing them to be screwed onto the pipe for easy installation and removal.

6. Lap Joint Stainless Steel Flange in ZAMBIA: These flanges allow for easy alignment of bolt holes. They are often used in non-standard connections or where the alignment of the bolt holes is critical.

7. JIS/Marine Stainless Steel Flange in ZAMBIA: Designed to Japanese Industrial Standards, these flanges are suitable for marine applications. They come in various pressure ratings, such as 5k, 10k, pn6, and 16k, catering to different requirements in aquatic environments.

Each type of stainless steel flange offers specific features and benefits, making them suitable for various applications across different industries.

Stainless Steel Flange Standards

ANSI/ASME B16.5, B16.47 Series A & B, B16.48, BS4504, BS 10, EN-1092, DIN, ANSI Flanges, ASME Flanges, BS Flanges, DIN Flanges, EN Flanges, GOST Flange, ASME/ANSI B16.5/16.36/16.47A/16.47B, MSS S44, ISO70051, JISB2220, BS1560-3.1, API7S-15, API7S-43, API605, EN1092

Stainless Steel Flange Pressure Rating ANSI

Class 150 LBS, 300 LBS, 600 LBS, 900 LBS, 1500 LBS, 2500 LBS

Slip-on SS (Stainless Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Weld Neck SS (Stainless Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Thickness

Schedule 10(S) to SCH 160

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Blind SS (Stainless Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Thickness

Schedule 10(S) to SCH 160

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Socket Weld SS (Stainless Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A182 F304/L, F316/L

Sizes

1/2 inch to 24 inch

Thickness

Schedule 40 to 160

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to Class 2500

Face Type

RF, RTJ

Threaded SS (Stainless Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A105, ASTM A182

Sizes

1/2'', 1'', 2'', 3'', 4'' to 24''

Pressure Ratings

Class 150 to 2500

Face Type

Raised face (RF), Ring type joint (RTJ)

Lap Joint SS (Stainless Steel) Flange Supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

A182 F304/F304L/F316/F316L/F321

Sizes

1/2'' to 24''

Thickness

SCH 10, SCH 40, SCH 160

Marine SS (Stainless Steel) Flange supplier in ZAMBIA 

Standards

ASTM A182 F304, F304L, F316, F316L, F321, F347, F310, F44, F51, etc

Sizes

DN15 – DN1500

Thickness

SCH10 – SCH160

JIS Standard

5k, 10k, 16k, pn6

Conclusion 

                In the dynamic landscape of industrial operations, where efficiency and reliability are paramount, Alkun Steel emerges as a steadfast ally, providing top-notch flange solutions that surpass expectations. With our dedication to quality craftsmanship, prompt delivery, and unparalleled customer service, we strive to meet and exceed the diverse demands of our esteemed clientele across Zambia and beyond. Trust Alkun Steel for your flange needs and experience the difference quality makes in every connection.

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