Worth their weight in gold. Anyone who has used a hydraulic flange spreader can attest to this. Our FLS15 & FLS15-ST hydraulic flange spreaders are ideal for pipe and flange repair and can also be used for removing elbows, gasket and metal seal replacement on couplers, heavy equipment maintenance, and many other tasks. They are capable of developing up to 15 metric tons of force, are lightweight (only 7 lbs.), and are easy to use due to their ergonomic design. We offer both the rental and purchase of these kits.

Hydraulic Flange Spreaders
  • 33,000 pound (15 metric ton) wedge driven spreader
  • Jaws fully supported by wedge for excellent durability
  • Low friction provided by the heavy-duty extended-life lubricant
  • Ideal for flanges with narrow gaps – only .2 inches (5 mm) required for entry
  • Very high strength due to special alloy used
  • Compact and lightweight design – only 9.9 inches (252 mm) long at a weight of 7 pounds (3.2 kg)
  • Easy to use – ergonomically balanced handle (optional)
  • Suitable for the offshore environment due to superior corrosion resistance
  • Quick adjustments for various tasks due to interchangeable shoes (both stepped and serrated)
  • Easy and quick maintenance – no special tools required
  • Includes female half coupler – mates to standard 3/8″ male half coupler (9798)
  • Both serrated- and stepped-shoe versions are available
Hydraulic Flange Spreaders FLS15 & FLS15-ST

This hydraulic flange spreader operates using the integrated wedge concept. It is ideal for creating space for flange surface cleaning and repair, and for gasket replacement. The spreader is single-acting and should be used with a hydraulic pump capable of holding pressure. The maximum operating pressure is 10,000 psi (700 bar).

Spreading force:

Maximum 33,000 pounds (15 metric tons) per tool at 10,000 psi (700 bar). It is recommended that the tools be used in pairs, providing a maximum combined force of 66,000 pounds (30 metric tons).

Typical Applications:
  • Pipe and flange repair
  • Removing elbows
  • Removing elbows
  • Heavy equipment maintenance