blind flange


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blind flange

[¦blīnd ′flanj]
(design engineering)
A flange used to close the end of a pipe.

blind flange

A flange which closes the end of a pipe.
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flange, following excavation down to and removal of the blind flange.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Blind Flange & Stainless Steel Pipe
Tenders are invited for Providing and fixing blind flange on 600, 450 mm dia and 1100 mm dia water line at various locations on BBM road under EE(N)I
Tenders are invited for work includes of approx 5,312 lf saw cutting existing ac pavement; 1,322 lf furnish and install 8" class 52 dip with full depth with rock backfill and all joints restrained; 7 ea single 3/4" near side service; 4 ea single 4/4" far side service; 2 ea double 3/4" far side service; connect to existing 8" blind flange tee, abandon existing 2" copper waterline.
But each compressor must be measured at least once during every three-year period in the "not operating and depressurized" mode without blind flanges in place.
It was the loosening of one of the bolt on blind flanges which caused the gas leak which ultimately caused the Piper Alpha disaster.