What is the impact of Flange Surface Finish on Gasket Performance?

While non-metallic flanges such as glass and reinforced plastic are used for some services, most flanges are metal. Metallic flange surfaces can range from a rough casting to the smoothness produced by lapping. A critical and fundamental aspect of sealing [...]

What is the impact of Flange Surface Finish on Gasket Performance?2020-02-18T11:06:22+00:00

The importance of Lubrication

Friction has a tremendous impact on bolted assemblies,  a small portion of the applied torque (roughly 10 percent) actually results in useable bolt load available that ends up applied to the gasket; a majority of that torque is consumed by [...]

The importance of Lubrication2020-01-29T09:41:09+00:00

Academy of Joint Integrity supports SIAC process apprenticeship with specialist training programme

Middlesbrough-based The Academy of Joint Integrity is supporting the development of the next generation of Process Engineers in Tees Valley with a specialist programme of training for the Science Industry Apprenticeship Consortium North East (SIAC NE).   In partnership with [...]

Academy of Joint Integrity supports SIAC process apprenticeship with specialist training programme2020-01-31T10:08:37+00:00

The Academy and Flexitallic at CHEMUK 2019

Flexitallic UK Ltd to showcase innovative sealing solutions and accredited training courses designed specifically for the Chemical Industry at CHEMUK 2019.Flexitallic will showcase its innovative range of industrial gaskets and sealing solutions at the inaugural CHEMUK 2019 supply chain expo, [...]

The Academy and Flexitallic at CHEMUK 20192019-05-10T11:43:21+01:00

Loss of Containment – Demand for Flange Management competency training increases for Academy of Joint integrity in South Wales, England

The Academy of Joint Integrity, part of The Flexitallic Group, is experiencing a growth in demand from industry in South Wales. In recent months the Academy has supported an increasing number of COMAH facilities from the region with its [...]

Loss of Containment – Demand for Flange Management competency training increases for Academy of Joint integrity in South Wales, England2019-05-10T11:43:21+01:00

IMECHE Bolted Joint Technology 2018

Bolted Joint Technology 2 October 2018 Sheffield With applications in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, bolted joints are used ubiquitously across a variety of pressure systems and environments. However, inadequate selection, fitting and maintenance of these joints can lead [...]

IMECHE Bolted Joint Technology 20182019-05-10T11:43:21+01:00

The Academy of Joint Integrity – proud associate members of EEMUA

The Academy of Joint Integrity are now proud associate members of EEMUA, who have been at the forefront of establishing safe practice across a range of industries and technical disciplines; from tank storage to alarm management, from working in hazardous [...]

The Academy of Joint Integrity – proud associate members of EEMUA2019-05-10T11:43:21+01:00

Gary Milne, Academy Director & IMECHE Industrial Liaison Officer to present paper at IMECHE event in Sheffield – 2nd October 2018

Gary Milne, Academy Director & IMechE Industrial Liaison, will be presenting a paper on ‘Competency of the Flanged Bolted Joint Assembler– Global perspective’ at the Bolted Joint Technology 2018 Seminar on 2nd October 2018. For more information on this [...]

Gary Milne, Academy Director & IMECHE Industrial Liaison Officer to present paper at IMECHE event in Sheffield – 2nd October 20182019-05-10T11:43:22+01:00