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SWi2025TE Hydraulic Flange Spreader

The SW9TM Mechanical Flange Spreader is capable of generating 9 tons of spreading force.  Excellent spreader for all flanges with a .24 inch gap.


Equalizer SWi2025TE Integral HydraulicFlange Spreader


Two(2) SWi2025TE Flange spreaders and an external hydraulic pump can produce up to 50 tons of spreading force along with a spreading distance of up to 4 inches when both step blocks are utilized. This separating force will spread most flanges safely and easily. Requires a .024 inch gap.

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The SWi2025TE HYDRAULIC FLANGE SPREADER

The SWi2025TE hydraulic flange spreader features an interlocking spreading wedge, design with user safety in mind. This design produces a smooth, parallel, wedge movement creating a force perpendicular to the flange faces being separated eliminating unsafe working conditions, flange damage and spreading wedge failure. (See il. 1 below)
  • The unique interlocking wedge design features no first step bending or risk of slipping out of the flange joint
  • This unique design requires a very small access gap of only .24 in. (6 mm) and is capable of producing a gap of up to 4.1" when using both step blocks.
  • A total of 20 tons of force is available at the first step with 25 tons on each step therafter. Two hydraulic flange spreaders can create 50 tons of spreading force.
  • Few moving parts means durability and minimal tool maintenance.  Any maintenance is simple and easy to perform on this flange spreader.
  • A special coating is applied to reduce slippage, further increasing worker safety.
  • No forces are created that would propel the spreading wedge from the flange like a typical hammered wedge. see il. 2
  • A solid sliding wedge between the flange speedier jaws eliminates jaw breakage and the potential of flanges slaming together causing worker harm or equipment damage.
If the flange you are working on does not have a 0.24" (6 mm) gap, consider using a Secure Grip flange spreader. If this is not an option, use the MG7TM flange spreader to create the necessary 0.24" gap.


Equalizer's patented Flange Speader design that creates perpendicular forces to the flange being separated.

This drawing illustrates how forces are applied with the Equalizer spreading wedge. The downward force from the wedge is transmitted in a perpendicular motion to the flange faces Safe and easy to use.

il. 1
Hammered wedge creates an unsafe condition

This drawing illustrates how forces are applied with a standard wedge. The downward force from the wedge is transmitted in a angular motion to the flange faces. This produces a reverse force that trys to propel the wedge back out of the flange creating an unsafe . This type of wedge will also cause damage to flange face.

EXTREME CAUTION SHOUD BE EXERCISED WITH THIS PROCEDURE.

il. 2


THE SWi2025TE FLANGE SPREADER MINI KIT



THE SWi2025TE FLANGE SPREADER STANDARD KIT

  • 1 x SWi20/25TE Flange Spreader Wedgehead
  • 1 x 10,000psi (700bar) Hydraulic Cylinder
  • 1 x 10,000psi (700bar) Hydraulic Hose, 2m (78.75") with 90 degree elbow
  • 1 x 10,000psi (700bar) HP350S Sealed Hand Pump with Gauge
  • 1 x Set of Safety Blocks
  • 1 x Pair of Stepped Blocks
  • 1 x Hex Key
  • 1 x Lanyard
  • 1 x Instruction Manual
  • 1 x Plastic Carry Case
  • Gross Kit Weight 20.7kg (45.7lb)
  • Product Code: SWi2025 TESTDSPB Click to request additional information.

THE SWi2025TE FLANGE SPREADER MAXI KIT

  • 2 x SWi20/25TE Flange Spreader Wedgeheads
  • 2 x 10,000psi (700bar) Hydraulic Cylinders
  • 2 x 10,000psi (700bar) Hydraulic Hoses, 2m (78.75") with 90 degree elbow
  • 1 x 10,000psi (700bar) HP550D Sealed Hand Pump with Gauge
  • 2 x Sets of Safety Blocks
  • 2 x Pairs of Stepped Blocks
  • 2 x Hex Keys
  • 2 x Lanyard
  • 1 x Instruction Manual
  • 1 x Plastic Carry Case
  • Gross Kit Weight 32.4kg (71.5lb)
  • Product Code: SWi2025TEMAXSPB Click to request additional information.
The SWi2025TE Hydraulic Flange Spreader is a small, unique, durable tool and is an excellent choice for use on most flanges with an access gap of 0.24 inches.

Using the Equalizer SWi2025TE Integral Hydraulic Flange Spreader the maximum spreading capacity is 4.07" with both stepped blocks attached.
spreading wedge capacities

A problem may occur when using a SWi2025TE Flange Spreader on a flange with a larger gap, for example when removing a blind, valve, or large gasket.  The wedge may protrude far enough to hit the blind, gasket, or other object as illustrated below.
SWi2025TI spreading wedge hitting a blind or a gasket  without the step blocks attached

The problem is easily solve by using the step blocks as illustrated below.
SWi2025TI spreading wedge hitting a blind or a gasket  proble solved with the step blocks attached
Customers buy flange spreading tools from us that are easy to use and get the job done safely, timely, with improved productivity.