Flange joint

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a joint, as that of pipes, where the connecting pieces have flanges by which the parts are bolted together.

See also: Flange

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The fastened flange joint is modeled using the one-dimensional spring element, the CBUSH element (see Figure 11).
BOLTRIGHT PRO will then analyse this data and produce a comprehensive calculation of the required torque or tension to be applied to all of the flange joint bolts, to achieve a leak free joint.
The gap between the concrete base and tower flange joint had been filled with a mixture of the grout and a foam filler material.
Stephen said the new tool offers significant safety advantages: "The Zero-Gap II allows a flange joint to be opened safely and is easy to use, therefore minimizing the risk of human error.
These include the web type, thickness, and grade, as well as the web to flange joint and joint type.
The pumps multi outlet four-way design allows for four hydraulic torque wrenches to be used simultaneously providing an even compression of the critical leak sealing gasket on flange joint connections," she explains.
As a thirty-year veteran of bolted flange joint assembly, I have witnessed many important improvements and also seen some gimmicks.
In addition to the extensive range of products, Hi-Force also offers on-site services including bolting services from a simple bolt up of a single flange joint to a major construction, maintenance and shut down projects.
Other benefits of using and following the guidance in PCC-1-2010 are associated with passing hydro-tests the first time, quicker, leak-free startups, reduced bolted flange joint emissions and joint failures, longer leak-free run cycles, and documentation for quality control and future reference.
For onsite bolting services, Hi-Force is able to carry out jobs ranging from a simple bolt up of a flange joint to major construction and maintenance shut down projects.
John Jenco, the company's president, said that one of the big questions in the field is, "Why did the flange leak?" The goal of the FADU is to enable the demonstration of key principles necessary to create a leak-free flange joint.