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Flange Sealing Installation Best Practices

Flange leakage in emissions service can result in loss production and money. If a plant is going to reduce emissions at a plant, one important step that is often overlooked is procedures of flange sealing. This training focuses on the best practices for successful flange sealing including gasket seating stresses, torque calculations, and gasket selection.

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Valve Installation Best Practices for Fugitive Emissions Service
This training will focus on identifying best practices in regards to valve packing installation in downstream emissions service. The best valve packing installed incorrectly will not ensure compliance to LDAR requirements. It is imperative that a plant have a serious, focused, approach to this important subject.

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Fugitive Emission Testing of Flange Gaskets
Pump & Valve Packings
June 2021
Ensure Safe Operation of Valves in High Pressure Applications

Technical Publications

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FSA/ESA Pump & Valve Packing Installation Procedures – Assuring Effective Sealing and Maximum Safety
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ESA/FSA Glossary of Sealing Terms
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Expansion Joints – Piping Technical Handbook, 8.0 Edition

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