Making use of dual-stage mechanical seal systems.
How to calculate if the bolt material can handle gasket stress.
The restrained styles restrain, or better manage, the pressure thrust forces within the piping system.
The testing characteristics of ductile and brittle bolting materials.
Tips for selecting seal face materials in harsh conditions.
There is a new method to derive gasket design constants for bolted joint design.
Learn why updates are needed for API test standard 607 and stay tuned for more.
The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA)’s technical director, Henri Azibert, has retired after leading a long career serving the fluid sealing industry.