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IMECHE event in Newcastle…

Gary Milne, Academy Training Director, attended the IMECHE event - Quality and Competence in Pressure Systems - held at Newcastle United, including a stadium tour. The day had a great range of speakers, including HSE Regulation Directorate Perspective - Case [...]

IMECHE event in Newcastle…2020-03-16T14:55:50+00:00

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

ACADEMY OF JOINT INTEGRITY SUPPORTS WATER INDUSTRY’S DRIVE FOR SAFETY, QUALITY & EFFICIENCY WITH SPECIALIST LOSS OF CONTAINMENT TRAINING

The Academy of joint integrity offers nationally accredited training for utilities and contractors in flange to flange connections. The Academy of Joint Integrity, which was formed to provide industry best practice training for sealing bolted flange connections, is increasing [...]

ACADEMY OF JOINT INTEGRITY SUPPORTS WATER INDUSTRY’S DRIVE FOR SAFETY, QUALITY & EFFICIENCY WITH SPECIALIST LOSS OF CONTAINMENT TRAINING2019-05-10T11:43:32+01:00

Academy of Joint Integrity lands Chemoxy International Ltd training project

Middlesbrough-based Academy of Joint Integrity has delivered a specialist training programme to more than 80 operatives from Chemoxy International Ltd. The operatives from Chemoxy’s two sites on Teesside took part in the certified flange integrity and gasket technology training [...]

Academy of Joint Integrity lands Chemoxy International Ltd training project2019-05-10T11:43:32+01:00