Design of High-Pressure Integral and Welding Neck Flanges With Pressure-Energized Ring Joint Gaskets

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R. Eichenberg

McEvoy Company, Subsidiary of Rockwell Manufacturing Co., Houston, Texas

J. Eng. Ind 86(2), 199-203 (May 01, 1964) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3670483 History: Received June 04, 1963; Online December 08, 2011


This paper provides all necessary information to design high-pressure flanges with pressure-energized ring joint gaskets, for any pressure and made from any suitable material. These rules have been used to design the American Petroleum Institute Standard API—10,000 lb and 15,000 lb flanges.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
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