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Overview of Forged Steel Rings Use and Popularity
Carbon steel is a metal that is iron based. It contains carbon and manganese as well as other kinds of metal. Used in piping applications, pipe fittings and parts that must contain high levels of pressure, carbon steel pipings are…

5 Different Types of ANSI Flanges
Large diameter flangesIn case this is the first time you’re hearing the phrase, ANSI flanges simply refers to flanges whose construction meets ANSI (American National Standards Institute) specifications. These may be either smaller or large diameter flanges and as you…

The Advantages of Forged Connections for Pressure Vessels Over Casting
Many of our clients try to find out whether they should forge or cast parts. There are unique differences to each method. Each process also has advantages and disadvantages over the other.The Difference Between Casting and ForgingCasting a product is…

Top Factors to Look for in a Forging Manufacturer
When you are looking for a forging manufacturer, you want to be sure you choose someone who provides industry standard reliability. Forging takes metal, heats it, and shapes it into the parts needed to meet a project’s requirements. Forging is…

Advantages of the Ring Rolling Forge Process
In a recent Gear Solutions article, Scott Forge listed the advantages of using the forged metal working process to produce essential metal parts for maximum quality, cost effectiveness, and specialized performance.To produce forged steel rings, rolling mills are used to…


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Custom Forged Connections for Pressure Vessels

Forged Components, Inc. (FCI) is a global leader in the forging, machining and manufacture of integral self-reinforced connections for ASME pressure vessels – LWN, HB, I1, I2, I3 E, Q-Lip nozzles, butt weld stub end connections, studding outlets, and ASME B.16 Series A & B large diameter flanges and blinds.

FCI operates from 95,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing facilities at five (5) locations in Houston, Humble, Porter and Navasota, Texas. The forging and manufacturing facilities are equipped with 350 ton, 1700 ton and 2500 ton open-die hydraulic forge presses, 300 ton ring roll, heat treatment furnaces, and a wide range of machine tools including manual and CNC lathes, VTL’s, milling machines and drills. Our corporate office, main manufacturing and storage facility in Humble, Texas is located on 19 acres adjacent to a rail spur, near major freeways and within 5 miles of the Bush International Airport.

In addition to pressure vessel connections, FCI produces forgings for the energy, petrochemical, refinery, power generation and the oil & gas exploration and production industries. Our extensive range of API-6A wellhead products include casing heads, tubing heads, casing hangers, tubing head adapters, casing and tubing spools, flanges, tees, crosses, and other wellhead components. Custom forged products include; extended barrel connections, large rolled ring forgings, cylinders, discs to 95” OD, mandrel rings, bar products, valve bonnets, high pressure valve bodies, elbows, tees, square and rectangular blocks. FCI is capable of producing open-die and semi-closed die forged shapes that weigh from 5 to 35,000 lbs.

Product Catalogs

We’ve prepared our product catalog for you to download. Have the catalog of our inventory to look at, print, or take with you on your tablet or Smartphone. In the catalog, our products list the full range of specifications for you to view. 

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FCI – Industrial Nozzle Selector App

Based on the overwhelming popularity of FCI’s patent pending “Industrial Standard Self-Reinforcing Nozzle Selector” FCI is now Introducing the electronic version for your PC, Android, and Apple Devices. Click on the App Icon below for installation.


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Contact Forged Components for ASME Pressure Vessel Connections Manufacturing

Get started with your project for ASME Pressure Vessel Connections manufacturing by contacting Forged Components at 1-877-FCI-I123 or through email at As a global vessel nozzles manufacturer, we provide a wide range of standard and custom products.