Forged Vessel Connections

By: Fvc  09-12-2011
Keywords: Engineering, Power Plant, Forged Products

Standard and Engineered Forged Seamless Connections

FVC's unique method of manufacturing LWN's offers our customers significant cost savings in terms of equipment layout, burning, fitting, welding, grinding, testing and quality control. When compared to the traditional methods of making up this equipment using flanges, pipe and plate, it is easy to see why customers utilize FVC's intricate products in their designs.

Standard Connections
  • Long Weld Necks
  • Heavy Barrel Type (HB Necks)
  • Variable Body Types (V1, V2, V3 Necks)¬†
  • Full Body Type¬† (F Necks)
  • Super Body Necks
  • Studding Outlets
  • Welding Stubs
  • Blind Flanges
  • Cylinders
  • End Caps
Engineered Connections
  • Flat bottoms or contoured to cylindrical, spherical, or conical radius
  • Q Type (Insert Lip Style) (used wherever full penetration welding with 100% x-ray is required)
  • Hillside/Offset Q-Type Studding Outlets
  • Reducing Spools
  • Catalyst Dump Nozzles for Heavy Reactors
  • Finished Steam Drum Stubs
  • Tangential Mixing Q-Stub
  • Thimbles
  • Transition Nozzles
  • Boot/Sump Nozzles
  • Taper Bore Nozzles
  • Elliptical ovals & Manways
  • Special Custom Fits

Commercial Forgings

Commercial Forgings are available in sizes and configurations to meet your specific needs and can be supplied with flat bottoms or contoured to cylindrical or spherical radius. FVC can produce forgings of over 60 inches in length, up to 30,000 pounds in weight and with an outside diameter of up to 58 inches on one of 3 hydraulic presses, a 900-ton, 1000-ton, and a 3,500-ton.

Power Plant Products

Customized forged products for the Power Plant Industry include:

  • Special Heavy Wall Fittings
  • Tees
  • Laterals
  • Wyes
  • Reducers
  • Caps
  • Forged and Bored Pipe
  • Heavy Barrel Necks
  • Special Design Flanges

Services Offered

  • Superior technical expertise, in-house engineering and design department
  • In-house forging, heat treatment, machining, drilling and contouring¬†
  • Extensive testing laboratory, in-house
  • Personalized customer service
  • Rapid and on-time delivery
  • Shipped product is ready for installation, MTR included with shipment
  • ISO 9001:2000 certified

FVC's sales office and stocking warehouse, located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

FVC also has relationships with other stocking distributors throughout the world.


Keywords: Commercial Forgings, Engineering, Forged Products, Power Plant,

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