It was the increasing technological demands of the Oil & Gas Industry that exposed the limitation of conventional bolt tightening methods as failing to achieve consistently tightened, leak free joints.
Flange joint failure regularly occurs within the Oil and Gas industry, causing millions of pounds worth of damage, therefore preventing leakages and joint failure is a main priority. In addition to carrying out regular testing procedures, consistent observations and regular maintenance is imperative to preventing failures.
- Describe and explain the reason for Flange management.
- Describe the behaviour of bolts.
- Describe bolt failure modes.
- Identify common bolt and nut materials identification markings.
- Conduct Flange Maintenance.
- Describe hazards and safety requirements associated with flanges.
- Describe the material and function of flanges.
- Identify the different types of Flanges.
- Identify the different types of flange faces.
- Identify the rating of a flange.
- Describe hazards and safety requirements associated with flange gaskets.
- Identify the different types of gaskets.
- Describe the procedure for installing gaskets.
- Describe the procedure for the correct torqueing of flange bolts.
- Describe the correct procedure for rectifying flange leaks.
- Describe the hazards and safety requirements associated with HYTORC machine and Power Packs.
- Describe the operational requirements of the HYTORC Torqueing Machine and Power Packs.
- Ensure the safety and integrity of personal and equipment while working on flanges.
- Ensure all flange assemblies on sites are completed to the same standard.
- Quality control measures such as qualification, calibration, auditing, and evidence.
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