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Hydraulic Flange Spreader FLS

The FLS15 hydraulic flange spreader is a new product from SPX Bolting Systems. The device is ideal for repairing pipes and flanges. In addition, it can also be used to replace bends, elbows, flange and metal seals on couplings, as well as for maintenance of heavy equipment and many other tasks. The hydraulic spreader can develop a force of up to 15 metric tons, is light in weight and is easy to use due to its ergonomic design.

This hydraulic spreader works on the basis of a wedge integrated in the device. The spreader is ideal for separating flanges and thus creates the space required for changing seals and / or for cleaning or repairing the intermediate spaces between the flanges.
The spreader is single-acting and should be used with a pressure-maintaining hydraulic pump. The max. Operating pressure is 10,000 psi (700 bar). It is recommended to use the devices in pairs. This gives you a total force of 30 (2 x 15) metric tons (66,000 lb).
Advantage hydraulic flange spreader
  • 33,000 pound (15 metric ton) wedge driven spreader
  • Excellent durability as the spreading plates are fully supported by the integrated wedge
  • Low friction thanks to high-performance lubricants with an extended service life
  • Ideal for flanges with flat gaps - only 0.2 inches (5 mm) are required to insert the spreader
  • Special, extremely stable metal alloy
  • Compact design and light weight - at 7 pounds (3.2 kg), the spreader has a short length of only 11.28 inches (287 mm)
  • Easy handling thanks to ergonomically designed handle (optional)
  • Excellent corrosion resistance, also ideal for offshore environments
  • Quick changeover of the device through exchangeable expansion plates (stepped / corrugated)
  • Easy and quick maintenance - only one tool (T40-Torx) required
  • Equipped with a hydraulic coupling that fits on 3/8 "standard plug (No. 9798)
  • Both tiered and corrugated designs available

Hydraulic Flange Spreader Type FLS

Technical Details:
  • Operating pressure: max. 700 bar
  • Spreading force: 15 to
  • Gap dimension: 5 mm
  • Weight: 3,2 kg
  • Spread: 10 mm
  • Ammount of oil: 16 cm³
Field of application:
  • Service and maintenance of flange connections
  • Remove seals
  • Changing metal seals on couplings



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Hydraulic Flange Spreader Type FLS
Hydraulic Flange Spreader Type FLS

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