Glass Fiber Flange Application and Advantages
Glass Fiber Flange is a new type of material with high strength, corrosion resistance and good fire resistance. It is widely used in petroleum, chemical industry, electricity and other fields. This article will introduce the application, advantages and production process of SMC fiberglass flange.
Glass Fiber Flange is mainly used in petroleum, chemical industry, electricity and other fields. In the petrochemical industry, due to the corrosive medium, traditional metal materials have been unable to meet the requirements, and SMC fiberglass flange has good corrosion resistance and can effectively extend the service life of equipment. In the power industry, SMC fiberglass flanges are widely used in various flue gas desulfurization devices. Due to its good fire resistance, it can effectively prevent the occurrence of fires.
The flange is lightweight and compact, making it easy to handle and install without adding extra weight or bulk to the system. It provides excellent mechanical strength and resistance to corrosion and wear, ensuring long-term performance and durability.
- High strength: Glass Fiber Flange is made of high-strength materials such as glass fiber and resin, which has high strength and stiffness and can withstand high pressure, high temperature and other adverse environmental conditions.
- Corrosion resistance: Due to the use of glass fiber material, SMC fiberglass flange has good corrosion resistance to various acids, alkalines, salts and other corrosive media.
- Good fire resistance: The glass fiber material itself is non-combustible, and at the same time has good heat insulation performance, which can effectively prevent the occurrence of fires.
- Light weight: SMC fiberglass flange is made of lightweight materials, which is lighter than traditional metal materials and easy to install and transport.
- Easy to maintain: The surface of SMC fiberglass flange is smooth, and it is not easy to accumulate impurities, easy to clean and maintain.
The production process of SMC fiberglass flange mainly includes the following steps:
- Material preparation: Prepare raw materials such as glass fiber, resin, filler, etc.
- Preparation of SMC sheet: Mix glass fiber, resin, filler and other materials in a certain proportion, then stir, mature, press and form it into an SMC sheet through a series of processes
- Thermal molding: Put the SMC sheet into the mold, and under the action of high temperature and high pressure, shape it into the desired flange shape.
- Post-treatment: Trim and polish the formed flange, paint it and perform other post-treatment operations to meet customer requirements.
- Inspection and packaging: Inspect the treated flange, package it if it is qualified.
In general, as a new type of high-performance material, SMC fiberglass flange has the advantages of high strength, corrosion resistance and good fire resistance. It is widely used in petroleum, chemical industry, electricity and other fields. The production process mainly includes material preparation, preparation of SMC sheet, thermal molding, post-treatment and inspection and packaging steps. With the continuous development of technology in the future, it is believed that SMC fiberglass flanges will be applied and popularized in more fields.
Specific value table of SMC glass fiber flange
|Tensile strength||≥ 350 MPa|
|Compressive strength||≥ 700 MPa|
|Flexural strength||≥ 400 MPa|
|Modulus of elasticity||≥ 60 GPa|
|Water absorption||≤ 0.5%|
|Operating temperature||-20℃ ~ +180℃|
|Operating pressure||≤ 2.5 MPa|
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