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Easy to Use Safety Boy Tool in Tulsa, OK

You want pipeline tools that are convenient to carry wherever the work takes you. Instead of lugging heavy hammers and chisels, use our lightweight pipe flange spreader. Assembling it is simple, and it's ready to operate within seconds. You and your employees will love its compact design, which makes it easy to use in cramped areas. Be sure to look into the other American-made tools we carry as well. Make WM. L. Riggs your choice for that essential Safety Boy tool in Tulsa, OK.


Safety Boy Flange Spreader Parts List

Safe and Efficient

Safety is a crucial element of all industrial work. As such, it's easy to understand why plants around the globe love using Safety Boy pipe flange spreaders. Safety Boy tools from our Tulsa location offer an efficient and much safer way to separate flanges. Our tools are safe in addition to being less cumbersome than other oversized implements you may have used. You never have to worry about our flange spreaders sparking a fire.

Simple and Powerful

You need durable and fully functional pipeline tools to do effective work, and that's what you get with our selections. Plus, using our Safety Boy products is stress-free. You will be amazed at how much time and effort you save with these innovative and professional tools. To operate any of our pipe flange spreaders, simply apply pressure to the ratchet handle. Doing so forces a circular cam wedge between flanges to make the separation.


Safety Boy Operating Instructions

"Safety Boy" flange spreadING tools

Step 1

1. Remove one flange bolt and securely anchor Safety Boy Tool.

Step 2

2. Loosen remaining bolts. Remove bolts necessary to service flanges.

Step 3

3. Apply pressure to ratchet handle to force circular cam wedge between flanges to make flange separation.

This Flange Spreading Tool has been designed to do the work of spreading pipe flanges quickly, easily and safely.

In order to prove the simplicity and ease of application of this tool to pipe flanges, time studies have been conducted with individuals, some of whom were completely unfamiliar with piping. These studies have shown that, after a flange bolt has been removed, this tool can be positioned ready to spread flanges in less than one minute.

Experienced men will appreciate the "Safety Boy" pipe flange spreader since its use eliminates many hazards normally associated with the task of spreading flanges.


PROCEDURES

1. Decide where to locate spreader tool on flange, then completely remove one flange bolt.

2. Straddle side plates over flanges, aligning holes in the side plates with the two flange bolt holes.

3. TO SECURELY ANCHOR TOOL TO FLANGE -

MODEL 101: Insert long pin through aligned holes. (For the smaller flanges, the stub pins have been provided.)

MODELS 102, 103, 104: Insert stub pins through aligned holes.

4. Ease circular cam wedge into small opening between flanges.

5. Loosen all flange bolts. Remove bolts necessary to service flange.

6. Apply ratchet handle to driving square to force circular cam wedge between flanges and spread for servicing. (Note: Observe safety precautions as to blowout when breaking a flange.)

7. Some cases might require ratchets on both driving squares applied together if more force is required to spread flange.

8. If cam wedge is only partly engaged, place a safety spacer between flanges to prevent their snapping closed.

9. Larger diameter flanges may require application of two pipe flange spreader tools.


Safety Boy Models

Model 101 Pipe Flange Spreader - Tulsa, OK Model 101 Pin

Model 101 Safety Boy Flange Spreader Kit

Includes Heavy Duty 3/4" Drive Ratchet and Metal Carrying Case
(Shipping wt. 20lbs.)

Range: ASA Std. Raised Face Flanges
150# Flanges through 20" pipe size.
300# Flanges through 6" pipe size.

Model 102 Pipe Flange Spreader - Tulsa, OK 

Model 102 Safety Boy Flange Spreader Tool*

(A) HEAVY DUTY DRIVING RATCHET, REVERSIBLE, 1" SQUARE DRIVE
(B) METAL CARRYING CASE FOR TOOL ONLY
(C) LARGE METAL CARRYING CASE FOR TOOL & RATCHET

Range: ASA Std. Raised Face Flanges
150# Flanges 12" through 24" pipe size.
300# Flanges through 24" pipe size.

Range: Large Dia. Flanges W.S.P. @ 750° F.
150# Flanges 26" through 72" pipe size.
300# Flanges 26" through 42" pipe size.

Model 103 Pipe Flange Spreader - Tulsa, OK 

Model 103 Safety Boy Flange Spreader Tool*

(A) HEAVY DUTY DRIVING RATCHET, REVERSIBLE, 1" SQUARE DRIVE
(B) METAL CARRYING CASE FOR TOOL ONLY
(C) LARGE METAL CARRYING CASE FOR TOOL & RATCHET

Range: ASA Std. Raised Face Flanges
400# Flanges through 24" pipe size.
600# Flanges through 20" pipe size.
900# Flanges through 16" pipe size.
1500# Flanges through 8" pipe size.
2500# Flanges through 5" pipe size.

 Model 104 Pipe Flange Spreader - Tulsa, OK

Model 104 Safety Boy Flange Spreader Tool*

(A) HEAVY DUTY DRIVING RATCHET, REVERSIBLE, 1" SQUARE DRIVE
(B) METAL CARRYING CASE FOR TOOL ONLY
(C) LARGE METAL CARRYING CASE FOR TOOL & RATCHET

Range: ASA Std. Ring Joint Flanges
150# Ring Joint Flanges through 24" pipe size.
300# Ring Joint Flanges through 20" pipe size.
400# Ring Joint Flanges through 16" pipe size.
600# Ring Joint Flanges through 12" pipe size.
900# Ring Joint Flanges through 8" pipe size.

Ratchet

(A) 1" RATCHET

Small Case

(B) SMALL CASE

Large Case

(C) LARGE CASE

* Listed ranges of all models may be increased by using longer drive shafts.

Charges for export crating and documentation extra.

Contact us for products that make pipeline maintenance easier for you to perform. We proudly serve Tulsa, OK, and surrounding areas.