Resource Description: Installing gaskets (Chapter 4 of the Gasket Manual)

• Introduction

• Consideration of Torque & Frictional Losses

• Outline of Installation, Re-Torque, and Disassembly of Bolted Flange Joints

• Pre-installation

• Installation of the Gasket and Assembly of the BJFA

• Tightening the Bolts

• Re-Torqueing the BJFA after initial installation

• Hot Re-Torqueing

• Joint Disassembly

• Special considerations for Large Diameter Flange Gasket Options

Resource Details

Author(s): Fluid Sealing Association® — Gaskets

Date Created: Jan-2018

Format: PDF

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