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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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Gasket Handbook, 1st Edition
Successfully sealing a bolted flange connection is dependent on all components of a well-designed system working together, effectively and safely. This handbook provides technical information on gaskets as a constituent part of a bolted flange connection, typically employed in chemical, petrochemical, refinery, power plant and other industrial facilities.
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Expansion Joints - Piping Technical Handbook, 8.0 Edition
This eighth edition of the handbook provides updated compilations of construction standards and guides for specifying and purchasing non-metallic expansion joints and flexible pipe connectors.
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New Improved Mechanical Seal Life Cycle Cost Estimator
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Recognizing Sixteen 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.