A hand-operated flange facing tool· that produces a phonographic finish and eliminates the need for flange replacement or using more specialized, complex tools has been introduced by Esco Tool of Holliston, MA.
The Esco FLANGE HOG 110® is a hand-operated hand tool that re-faces damaged pipe flanges with a stock phonographic finish on-site and meets ASME B16.5 standards. Easy to setup and operate without speci lized operator training, it squares itself to a flange when clamped to the I.D. and eliminates the need for flange replacement or using more specialized, complex tools.
Available with two interchangeable cross feeds for producing a smooth and stock finish on RF and FF gasket seats, the FLANGE HOG 110® mounts to the flange I.D. in seconds with a clamping range of 0.9" to 10" and 0.005" alignment accuracy. It is ideal for re-facing a variety of flange materials including cast iron, carbon steel, stainless steel, and other alloys.
The Esco FLANGE HOG 110® is available for sale and rent as a complete kit with all necessary resurfacing components.