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  • BS 1560-3.1(1989) : 1989

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    CIRCULAR FLANGES FOR PIPES, VALVES & FITTINGS (CLASS DESIGNATED) - STEEL, CAST IRON AND COPPER ALLOY FLANGES - SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL FLANGES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  30-11-2004

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1989

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    Specification
    1 Scope
    2 Ranges of nominal sizes
    3 Class designations and pressure/temperature ratings
    4 Materials
    5 Bolting
    6 Repairs
    7 Dimensions
    8 Flange facings
    9 Spot facing or back facing of flanges
    10 Tolerances
    11 Marking
    Appendices
    A Information to be supplied by the purchaser
    B Application and installation
    C Determination of bolt lengths for lapped-type joints
    D Recommended bolt lengths for flanges other than
        lapped-type
    E Recommendations for weld ends of weld-neck flanges
    F Dimensions of seamless and welded steel pipes
    G Use of metric bolting in lieu of inch bolting
    H Comparison of flange descriptions in BS 1560 : Part
        2 : 1970 with descriptions used in this section of
        BS 1560
    Tables
    1 Types of steel flange
    2 Synoptic table
    3 Materials
    4 Reducing threaded flanges Classes 150 to 2500
    5 Facing dimensions for flanges other than ring-joint,
        classes 150 to 2500
    6 Dimensions of ring-joint facings (all Classes)
    7 Surface finish for facings A, B, E, and F
    8 Surface finish for facings C, D and J
    9 Dimensions of Class 150 flanges
    10 Dimensions of Class 300 flanges
    11 Dimensions of Class 600 flanges
    12 Dimensions of Class 900 flanges
    13 Dimensions of Class 1500 flanges
    14 Dimensions of Class 2500 flanges
    15 Tolerances
    16 Class 150: pressure/temperature ratings
    17 Class 300: pressure/temperature ratings
    18 Class 600: pressure/temperature ratings
    19 Class 900: pressure/temperature ratings
    20 Class 1500: pressure/temperature ratings
    21 Class 2500: pressure/temperature ratings
    22 Minimum fillet radius at the hub after back facing
    23 Determination of studbolt lengths for lapped-type
        joints
    24 Bolting for flanges, Class 150 to 2500
    25 Dimensions of seamless and welded steel pipe
    26 Nominal bolt diameters
    27 Inch/metric bolt comparisons
    28 Steel flange descriptions and code numbers specified
        in BS 1560 : Section 3.1 : 1989 and BS 1560 : Part 2
        : 1970
    Figures
    1 Flange codes
    2 Facings of types A to F and J
    3 Reducing threaded flanges, Classes 150 to 2500
    4 Flange facings, Classes 150 and 300 only, for
        than lapped-type joints
    5 Flange facings, Classes 600 to 2500, for other than
        lapped-type joints
    6 Facings for lapped-type joints
    7 Dimensions of ring-joint facings (all Classes)
    8 Dimensions of Class 150 flanges
    9 Dimensions of Class 300 flanges
    10 Dimensions of Class 600 flanges
    11 Dimensions of Class 900 flanges
    12 Dimensions of Class 1500 flanges
    13 Dimensions of Class 2500 flanges
    14 Minimum fillet radius at the hub after back facing
    15 Bolting for flanges, Class 150 to Class 2500
    16 Recommended bevel angles for welding

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    Gives types of steel flanges and their facings, dimensions, tolerances, threading, bolt sizes, flange face surface finish, marking, materials for bolting and flange materials together with associated pressure/temperature ratings. Includes marking, information to be supplied by the purchaser, application and installation, determination of bolt lengths for lapped-type joints, recommended bolt lengths for flanges other than lapped-type, recommendations for weld ends of weld-neck flanges, dimensions of seamless and welded steel pipes, use of metric bolting in lieu of inch bolting, and comparison of flange descriptions in BS 1560: Part 2: 1970 with descriptions used in this section of BS 1560.

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    Committee PSE/15
    Development Note Supersedes BS 1560-2(1970), 85/78241 DC & 92/77111 DC (06/2004)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS 806:1993 SPECIFICATION FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF FERROUS PIPING INSTALLATIONS FOR AND IN CONNECTION WITH LAND BOILERS
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    BS 7777-2:1993 Flat-bottomed, vertical, cylindrical storage tanks for low temperature service Specification for the design and construction of single, double and full containment metal tanks for the storage of liquefied gas at temperatures down to -165°C
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    BS 534:1990 SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL PIPES, JOINTS AND SPECIALS FOR WATER AND SEWAGE
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    BS 4865-3(1989) : 1989 DIMENSIONS OF GASKETS FOR FLANGES TO BS 4504 - SPECIFICATION FOR NON-METALLIC ENVELOPE GASKETS
    BS 8010-3(1993) : 1993 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PIPELINES - PIPELINES SUBSEA: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION
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    BS 7076-4(1989) : 1989 DIMENSIONS OF GASKETS FOR FLANGES TO BS 1560 - SPECIFICATION FOR CORRUGATED, FLAT OR GROOVED METALLIC AND FILLED METALLIC GASKETS
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    ASTM A 537/A537M : 2013 Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Heat-Treated, Carbon-Manganese-Silicon Steel
    BS 3351:1971 SPECIFICATION FOR PIPING SYSTEMS FOR PETROLEUM REFINERIES AND PETROCHEMICAL PLANTS
    ASTM A 516/A516M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, for Moderate- and Lower-Temperature Service
    BS 1769(1951) : 1951 SPECIFICATION FOR UNIFIED BLACK HEXAGON BOLTS, SCREWS, NUTS - (UNC & UNF THREADS) - HEAVY SERIES
    BS 7076-3(1989) : 1989 DIMENSIONS OF GASKETS FOR FLANGES TO BS 1560 - SPECIFICATION FOR NON-METALLIC ENVELOPE GASKETS
    BS 7076-2(1989) : 1989 DIMENSIONS OF GASKETS FOR FLANGES TO BS 1560 - SPECIFICATIONS FOR METALLIC RING-JOINT GASKETS FOR USE WITH STEEL FLANGES
    BS 1600:1991 Specification for dimensions of steel pipe for the petroleum industry
    ASTM A 217/A217M : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Martensitic Stainless and Alloy, for Pressure-Containing Parts, Suitable for High-Temperature Service
    BS 4504-3.2(1989) : 1989 CIRCULAR FLANGES FOR PIPES, VALVES & FITTINGS (PN DESIGNATED) - STEEL, CAST IRON & COPPER ALLOY FLANGES - SPECIFICATION FOR CAST IRON FLANGES
    ASTM A 515/A515M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, for Intermediate- and Higher-Temperature Service
    ASTM A 203/A203M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Nickel
    BS 3410(1961) : 1961 SPECIFICATION FOR METAL WASHERS FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES
    BS 4504-3.3(1989) : 1989 CIRCULAR FLANGES FOR PIPES, VALVES & FITTINGS (PN DESIGNATED) - STEEL, CAST IRON & COPPER ALLOY FLANGES - SPECIFICATION FOR COPPER ALLOY AND COMPOSITE FLANGES
    BS 7076-1(1989) : 1989 DIMENSIONS OF GASKETS FOR FLANGES TO BS 1560 - SPECIFICATION FOR NON-METALLIC FLAT GASKETS
    BS 1504(1976) : 1976 SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL CASTINGS FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES
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