Boltex Reference Manual

Foreword

The purpose of this catalog is to provide a quick reference with basic information about flanges for the use of purchasing agents, buyers and engineers who design piping systems using the products in this catalog. The information provided is derived from published standards and covers several specifications that are widely used in the petro chemical and mechanical contracting industries.

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NOTE: The information presented in this publication is taken from published standards and is for reference information only. Though it is believed to be accurate, this information should not be used or relied on for any specific application without competent professional examination and verification of its accuracy, suitability, and applicability by a licensed professional engineer, designer, or architect. The publication of the material contained herein is not intended as a warranty or representation on the part of the American National Standards Institute, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Manufacturer's Standardization Society, the American Water Works Association, the American Petroleum Institute, the American Society for Testing and Materials, or any other organization or person named herein, that this information is suitable for any general or particular use of freedom from infringement of any patent or patents. Anyone making use of this information assumes all liability arising from such use.