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Low E Valve Sealing:
'How Will New Regulations Affect Your Plant?'
Learn the regulations and the challenges that industry is facing to curb methane and fugitive emissions; including an insight into the new EPA methane rules -- in this webinar, available on-demand.

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The Fundamentals of Bolting for Gasketed Joints

One of the most misunderstood issues in industry today is correct bolt loading for flanges. The FSA is proud to offer this On-Demand webinar that will give solid information on this topic

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FSA/ESA Gasket Installation Procedures
Assuring Joint Integrity and Maximum Safety

This pocket-sized pamphlet provides guidance to ensure successful gasket installation and assembly of bolted flange connections. Available in 9 languages.
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FSA Non-Metallic Expansion Joints and Flexible Pipe Connectors Technical Handbook
This document provides updated compilations of construction standards and guides for specifying and purchasing rubber (elastomer) expansion joints and flexible pipe connectors.
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New Improved Mechanical Seal Life Cycle Cost Estimator
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Recognizing Five Years of Technical Articles on Sealing Systems and Devices
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Sealing Systems Matter
Choosing Mechanical Seals to Optimize Life Cycle Cost, Safety and Environmental Compliance

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Founded in 1933, the FLUID SEALING ASSOCIATION® (FSA) is an international trade association. Member companies are involved in the production and marketing of a wide range of fluid sealing devices primarily targeted to the industrial market. FSA membership includes a number of companies in Europe and Central and South America, but is most heavily concentrated in North America. FSA members account for a majority of the manufacturing capacity for fluid sealing devices in the Americas market.

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To be recognized as the primary source of technical information; to influence and support the development of related standards and to provide education in the fluid sealing area. To promote a safe, clean environment for society and a safe work place for our employees. To monitor the economic, environmental and social changes which may impact our membership's business and to maintain a forum for the exchange of this information.