Gasket Identification/Materials – Flange Assembly Best Practice


Available in Aberdeen, Teesside (Middlesbrough), Yorkshire, Ellesmere Port, Midlands, Humberside and the South West.
We can also deliver training on-site by utilizing our unique Mobile Training Rigs (FADU – Flange Assembly Demonstration Unit).

Course objectives:

ASME Standards & Certification has published a second and much expanded edition of the standard PCC-1-2013 that provides the integrity and efficiency of bolted joints in pressure vessels and piping. This course provides practical and theoretical knowledge of current ASME Initiatives in Joint Integrity focusing on the Training and Competence Standards ref PCC-1-2013 Appendix A. Also included are practical site experience specific to Turnaround case studies and Best Practice Experiences.

Course duration: 1 day
Certificate: IChemE

  • Key safety issues within the Joint Integrity Industry
  • Acceptable level of Flange Imperfections
  • Guidelines for Allowable Gasket Contact Surface Flatness and Defect Depth
  • Flange Joint Alignment Guidelines
  • Hardened Washer Usage Guidelines and Specification
  • Alternative Flange Bolt Assembly Patterns
  • Assembly Bolt Load / Calculation Methods
  • Why did the joint leak?
  • Flange Joint Leak Report
  • Training and Certification Standards

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