BX Ring Joint Gasket Description
The type BX energized ring type joints, manufactured in accordance
with API 6A, are designed for use on pressurized systems up to 20,
When correctly fitted, the type BX gasket allows virtual face to
face contact of the flange faces which means that the gasket in
fully trapped on both the inner and outer diameters.
All BX gasket incorporate a pressure balance hole to ensure
equalization of pressure which may be trapped in the grooves.
BX Ring Joint Gasket Tolerances ( Inches)
> " A " Width of ring: + 0.008-0.000
> " D " Height of ring: + / -0.002
> " OD " Outer dimension of ring: + 0.000, -0.005
> " 23o " Angle: + / - 1/ 2o
Standard style BX ring type joints are manufactured in accordance
with both API 6A and ASME B16.20 size and ratings. Available in
both oval and octagonal configurations, both types are
interchangeable on the modern octagonal type grooved flanges
As with all metal ring type joints including style BX, it is
recommended to replace the ring when flange connection is broken.
BX Ring Joint Gasket Images