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e-Learning Gaskets and Bolted Flange Connections Training Software
e-Learning Gaskets and Bolted Flange Connections Training Software
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e-Learning Gaskets and Bolted Flange Connections Training Software
  • Containing fluids (liquids and gases) is essential to both safe and efficient process operation
  • Leaky systems can be costly as well as dangerous
  • The US EPA has set down regulations aimed at limiting emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in pumps, compressors, valves, and flanged equipment
  • This training shows you how to achieve a good flanged connection as well as the essentials of studs, bolts and nuts
  • Selected as a Finalist for the 2004 Product of the Year Award by Plant Engineering Magazine

The Physics of a Bolted Flange Connection

  • Fugitive Emissions and Moving Toward a Leak Free System
  • VOC's (EPA 40 CFR Part 60)
  • Gasket Terminology and Selection Criteria
  • The Mechanics of a Gasketed Joint
  • ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Minimum Seating Force
  • Minimum Operating Bolt Load
  • Pressure (P), Temperature (T), and PxT Ratings
  • Gasket Materials

The Function of Bolts, Studs, and Nuts

  • Hooke's Law and the Physical Limits of Bolts
  • The Stress vs. Strain Relationship
  • Standard Bolt Components
  • Bolt and Stud Terminology
  • Bolt and Stud Size and Thread Standards
  • Stud, Bolt, and Nut Grades
  • Using a Torque Wrench
  • Determining Bolt Torque Values
  • Friction Factor and Nut Factor
  • Other Ways to Achieve Proper Bolt Load

Types of Flange Connections

  • Standard Pressure Ratings
  • Flange Faces and Connections
  • Types of Gaskets

Bolted Connection Maintenance

  • Establishing a Flange Connection Program
  • Flange Connection Guidelines
  • Flange Tightening Sequence and Torque
  • Progression Flange Leakage and Maintenance

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