Resource Description: How to select a gasket (Chapter 3 of the Gasket Manual). Gasket selection can be complex or it can be as simple as selecting the right color from a shelf in the stockroom. However, selecting the right gasket for a leak-free seal requires much more thought and consideration. Though the best practice for gasket selection occurs during the system and piping design phase. The majority of the context that follows is focused on existing bolted flange connections.

• Gasket Related Considerations

• Flange Related Considerations

• Fastener Related Considerations

• Gasket, Flange, Fastener as a System

• Summary…Putting it all together

Resource Details

Author(s): Fluid Sealing Association® — Gaskets

Date Created: Nov-2021

Format: PDF