A flange is a method of connecting pipes, valves, pumps and other equipment to form a piping system. It also provides easy access for cleaning, inspection or modification. Flanges are usually welded or screwed. The material of a flange, is basically set during the choice of the pipe, in most cases, a flange is of the same material as the pipe. Flanged wheels are wheels with a flange on one side to keep the wheels from running off the rails. The key types of flanges are the welding neck, long welding neck, slip-on, socket weld, lap joint, threaded and blind flanges. Browse through this category for flanges available in Zambian stores.