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Clear type flange spray shield

Though a number of flange shields are being used in industries but one shield that has been in demand is the clear type Flange shield.The clear type shield is made of transparent inspection window which makes inspection of the flange easily possible.This also helps in detecting any leak with mere visual inspection.

These shields have PTFE coated fibreglass on the both ends which have excellent chemical resistance to any hazardous material.These shields are more popular for valves,union,Bends and T piping joints.Installation of these shields is very easy and no special skills is required.Clear type shields are stitched with Yellow Kevlar rope which has a very high strength.Normal cotton threads sold in the market will not last long in case of a leak.These shields are also dielectric and are uv resistant.Uv resistance gives the shield enhanced life even in case of exposure to sun light.These shields can withstand pressures of up to 1650 PSI with enhanced thickness of the material.These s…
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Points To Remember While Purchasing Flange shields

As a customer when you are ordering Safety Flange shields,you should provide as many details you can to the manufacturer.This will help in achieving proper Fitting of the flange guards and ensuring Complete safety from spillage through piping system. Always Remember, a flange guard is onky as good as its fitting.

Details you should provide:
1.Process liquid and concentration  2.Temperature 3.Flange standard ASA/DIN/JIS 4.Flange rating i.e pressure as flange dimensions change according to pressure rating. 5.Flange MOC i.e Stainless steel,CS etc 6.Pipe size i.e inches or NB nominal bore 7.Jumpers if any on the flanges 8.If discharge nozzles are required 9.Piping on discharge nozzles and Length 10.Pictures if any of critical Flange joints 11.Any extra locking arrangement -Zip lock,Buttons etc
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