ANSI Flange Dimensions and Ratings

How to measure a pump flange ANSI flanges generally follow standard measurements. If you order just a single flange from one company, it’s measurements should very closely match that of another company. While this is true for individual flanges, it is not true...

Sheet Metal Thickness

Gage # Steel (in) Stainless (in) Aluminum (in) 7 0.179 – – 8 0.164 0.172 – 9 0.150 0.156 – 10 0.135 0.141 – 11 0.120 0.125 – 12 0.105 0.109 – 13 0.090 0.094 0.093 14 0.075 0.078 0.079 15 0.067 0.070 0.071 16 0.060 0.063 0.064...

Specific Gravity

Material Degrees Celsius Degrees Fahrenheit Specific Gravity Alcohol, ethyl (ethanol) 25 77 0.787 Alcohol, methyl (methanol) 25 77 0.791 Alcohol, propyl 25 77 0.802 Butane, liquid 25 77 0.601 Crude oil, California 15.56 60 0.918 Crude oil, Mexico 15.56 60 0.976 Crude...

API Material Classification

A-7 Casing    AUSInternal Parts    AUSShaft    AUSImpeller    AUS A-8 Casing    316 AUSInternal Parts    316 AUSShaft    316 AUSImpeller    316 AUS C-6 Casing    12% CRInternal...

API Pump Type Classification

OH1 Overhung / Single Stage / Foot MountedOH2Overhung / Single Stage / Centerline MountedOH3Overhung / Single Stage / Vertical Inline / Separated BearingOH4Overhung / Single Stage / Verticle Inline / Rigid CouplingOH5Overhung / Single Stage / Vertical Inline / Close...