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Dimensions Blind Flanges & Stud Bolts ASME B16.5

Blind flange

Important Information

NPS 20
CLass 150 300 600 900 1500 2500
DIA
D
700 775 815 855 985 ...
B 41.3 62 88.9 108 180 ...
42.9 63.6 95.3 114.4 184.2 ...
DIA
G
584.2 584.2 584.2 584.2 584.2 ...
DIA
K
635 685.8 723.9 749.3 831.8 ...
NO.
L
20 24 24 20 16 ...
DIA
L
31.8 34.9 44.5 54 79.4 ...
Stud Bolts Diameter x Length
DIA
(in)
1.1/8 1.5/8 2 3 ...
Len
mm
160 205 285 350 540 ...
Other Diameters
NPS 1/2 3/4 1 2
3 4 6 8 10 12
14 16 18 24    
 

Notes:

Measuring lengths of Stud Bolts and Hex bolts
Dimensional Tolerances of Blind Flanges ASME B16.5
Outside Diameter *
Tolerances not listed in ASME B16.5 2013
≤ 24 = 1.6 mm
> 24 = ± 3.2 mm
Inside Diameter
not applicable
Outside Diameter of Hub
≤ 12 = + 2.4 mm / - 1.6 mm
≥ 14 = ± 3.2 mm
Drilling
Bolt Circle = 1.6 mm
Bolt Hole Spacing = ± 0.8 mm
Eccentricity of Bolt Circle
≤ 2½ = 0.8 mm max.
≥ 3 = 1.6 mm max.
Thickness
≤ 18 = + 3.2 mm / - 0
≥ 20 = + 4.8 mm / - 0
Length thru Hub
≤ 18 = + 3.2 mm / - 0.8 mm
≥ 20 = + 4.8 mm / - 1.6 mm
Diameter of Contact Face
1.6 mm Raised Face = ± 0.8 mm
6.35 mm Raised Face, Tongue and Groove / Male-Female = ± 0.4 mm
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Raised Face Height

For the height measures H and B of all described dimensions of flanges on this website, with exception of the Lap Joint Flange, it is important to understand and remember the following:

In Pressure Classes 150 and 300, the height of raised face is approximately 1.6 mm (1/16 inch).
In these two Pressure Classes, almost all suppliers of flanges, show in their catalog or brochure, the H and B dimensions including the raised face height. See figure 1 on the image below.

Raised face height

In Pressure Classes 400, 600, 900, 1500 and 2500, the height of raised face is approximately 6.4 mm (1/4 inch). In these Pressure Classes, most suppliers show the H and B dimensions excluding the raised face height. See figure 2 on the image above.

On this site you will find two dimensions. The top row dimensions are excluding the raised face height, and in the bottom row the dimensions are including the raised face height.