(1) Hole size (where required due to bolt spacing) shall be the same as the flange bolt hole and located such that it will not interfere with bolting between two flanges.
(2)The handle orweb (tie bar) may be integral or attached to the line blank or spacer. The web and its attachment shall be capable of supporting the weight of the blank or spacer in all orientations without permanent deformation to the web.
(3)The gasket seating surface finish and dimensions for raised face line blanks shall be in accordance with ASME B16.5. A raised face may be specified at the option of the purchaser. The height of the raised faces shall be in addition to the thicknesses, t