Flange Alignment

About the Flange Alignment Products

The Equalizer patented range of alignment tools addresses the rotational or lateral misalignment that can occur within flange joints. Compared with traditional, manual approaches, the Equalizer tools offer a much safer, quicker and effective means of realigning flanges.


Our Flange Alignment tools can be used to resolve lateral or rotational misalignment during:

  • commissioning
  • construction
  • routine maintenance
  • shut-downs or outages
  • testing
  • valve change-outs

Product Features

  • operate on most pipe
  • configurations
  • use on horizontal or vertical flanges including ANSI/ASME, API, BS, DIN and SPO
  • suitable for offshore and onshore applications

Operational Benefits

Using our Flange Alignment

  • saves time
  • saves cost
  • optimizes staffing
  • promotes work continuity
  • encourages safer working practice
  • enables efficient operation
  • lightweight and portable - ideal for remote locations or confined environments
  • dispenses with need for cranes, tirfors and hooks

Models and Specifications

FA1TM Mechanical Flange Alignment Tool

This portable, robust lightweight tool is a simple solution for small low-pressure flange misalignment requirements. It is hand-actuated using the crank handle.


  • 10kN (1T)


  • Minimum Bolt Hole Diameter: 16.0mm (0.63”)
  • Maximum Aligning Distance: 26.0mm (1.02”)


  • 1.6kg (3.5lb)

FA4TM Mechanical Linear and Rotational Flange Alignment Tool

This mid-range mechanical tool is for use on medium diameter, medium pressure flanges, and can address both rotational and radial misalignment. It is actuated by the supplied torque-wrench.

with 68N.m (50ft.lb) of torque applied:

  • 40kN (4T)


  • Minimum Bolt Hole Diameter: 25.0mm (1.00”)
  • Maximum Wing Reach: 158.0mm (6.22”)


  • 8.6kg (19.0lb)

FA9TE Hydraulic Linear and Rotational Flange Alignment Tool

This hydraulic tool is for use on larger diameter, higher pressure flanges, and can address both rotational and radial misalignment. It is actuated by an external hydraulic pump.

with 700bar (10,000psi) hydraulic pressure applied:

  • 90kN (9T)


  • Minimum Bolt Hole Diameter: 35.5mm (1.40”)
  • Maximum Wing Reach: 240.0mm (9.45”)


  • 14.5kg (32.0lb)


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