Flange Kit (Lead Free, Bronze)

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SKU: FLG KIT Category:

Description

  • Cast, no-lead bronze
  • NSF/ANSI 61 and 372 approved
  • Oval sizes 1.5” and 2”, Round sizes 3”, 4”, and 6”
  • Made to ASME B16 Standards
  • Each flange kit includes:
  • Oval- 2 flanges, 2 gaskets, 4 bolts and 4 nuts, Round 3”- 2 flanges, 2 gaskets, 8 bolts and 8 nuts, Round 4” and 6”- 2 flanges, 2 gaskets, 16 bolts and 16 nuts
  1. Purpose: The primary purpose of a meter flange kit is to provide a strong and reliable connection between the water meter and the pipes. It ensures proper alignment, sealing, and stability, preventing leaks and ensuring accurate metering of water flow.
  2. Components: A typical meter flange kit includes several components:
    • Flanges: These are flat, circular discs with bolt holes around the perimeter. They are attached to the water meter and the piping system.
    • Bolts and Nuts: These are used to fasten the flanges together, creating a tight seal and secure connection.
    • Gaskets: Rubber or synthetic gaskets are placed between the flanges to provide a watertight seal and prevent leakage.
  3. Materials: Meter flange kits are commonly made from durable materials such as cast iron, brass, or stainless steel for the flanges, and rubber or silicone for the gaskets. These materials are chosen for their strength, corrosion resistance, and ability to withstand the pressures and conditions encountered in plumbing systems.
  4. Installation: Installing a meter flange kit involves aligning the flanges with the water meter and the piping system and securing them together using bolts and nuts. Gaskets are placed between the flanges to ensure a tight seal. Proper installation is crucial to prevent leaks and ensure the reliable operation of the water meter.
  5. Sizes and Compatibility: Meter flange kits come in various sizes and configurations to accommodate different types and sizes of water meters and piping systems. It’s important to select a kit that is compatible with the specific requirements of the installation to ensure a proper fit and seal.
  6. Regulatory Compliance: In many jurisdictions, there may be regulations or standards governing the installation of water meters and associated components, including meter flange kits. It’s essential to adhere to these regulations to ensure compliance and avoid potential issues.

Overall, meter flange kits are essential components in plumbing installations, providing a secure and reliable connection between water meters and piping systems, and ensuring accurate metering of water flow with minimal risk of leaks or damage.

Additional information

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Size

Bronze 1.5 inch, Bronze 2 inch, Bronz 3 inch