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Critical Flanges: Advanced Washers Eliminate Galling and Hot Work

By |2024-06-17T07:24:20+00:00April 21st, 2023|Blog|

As featured in the Chemical Engineering magazine: Bolted flanges on vessels, and their associated washers, are often seen as minor components in chemical processing facilities that may often be overlooked — until a critical problem arises. However, a closer examination of washer performance and design can help plants to significantly reduce maintenance time and costs,

Why Total Joint Integrity™: Part Two

By |2023-03-31T18:42:59+00:00March 31st, 2023|Blog|

Total Joint Integrity™ In case you missed it, here's Part I of our Why Total Joint Integrity Series. What is Total Joint Integrity? Many service and product providers protect individual components of your critical piping, joints, or flanges. But who covers every aspect of your bolted joint’s life cycle? The bolted joint isn’t just “nuts

Why Total Joint Integrity™: Part One

By |2023-03-31T18:36:21+00:00January 12th, 2023|Blog|

Flexitallic and INTEGRA Technologies introduce the world’s first Total Joint Integrity company. The bolted joint isn’t just “nuts and bolts.” There are over 120 variables per flange that can either help you perfect your seal or lead to joint failure, and you don’t just have one flange. You have hundreds in a unit and tens

Flexitallic Acquires INTEGRA Technologies Becoming World’s First Total Joint Integrity Company

By |2023-01-09T19:35:06+00:00January 9th, 2023|Blog|

Houston, TX January 9th, 2023 − INTEGRA Technologies has been acquired by Flexitallic, an industry expert in providing sealing products and engineering solutions globally. INTEGRA has long promoted the value of Total Joint Integrity and overall joint performance. Joint failure poses a threat to the environment as well as worker safety. It leads to loss

What is LeakSeek™?

By |2024-06-11T05:42:36+00:00October 27th, 2022|Blog|

LeakSeek™ is a sensitive and versatile acoustic leak detection process that can detect leaks at low pressure throughout all phases of plant operation, from new construction to full service.  Our trained and experienced technicians use highly sensitive acoustic devices to locate leaks in the presence of any compressed air or gas system. Technician using LeakSeek

Hydrostatic Testing: Overview, Functioning, & Benefits

By |2024-06-11T05:43:14+00:00August 19th, 2022|Blog|

What is hydrostatic testing? Hydrostatic Testing is a pressure-based assessment method used to test the structural integrity of vessels that hold and/or transport fluid or gas. Hydrostatic Testing detects leaks in a variety of objects, including industrial piping systems, gas cylinders, plumbing, boilers, and storage tanks. How does Hydrostatic Testing work? While there are various

What is LDAR?

By |2024-06-11T05:41:52+00:00July 7th, 2022|Blog|

Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) is the process by which oil and gas, chemical, and/or petrochemical equipment is monitored for the location and volume of unintended leaks. LDAR requires manufacturing organizations to account for volatile organic compounds (VOC) they emit into the atmosphere. These leaks must be reported on an annual or semiannual basis as

Leak-Free Assemblies: Control the Process Part III

By |2024-06-11T05:19:38+00:00June 1st, 2022|Blog|

Leak-Free Assemblies: Control the Process Part III In case you missed it, here are Part I and Part II of our Control the Process series. Many factors can cause your process to break down, reducing your ability to prevent leaks. Our experts have identified some more common factors that inhibit a well-controlled flange assembly process.

Leak-Free Assemblies: Control the Process Part II

By |2024-06-10T19:39:12+00:00May 20th, 2022|Blog|

Leak-Free Assemblies: Control the Process Part II In case you missed it, here’s Part I of our Control the Process series. A variety of factors can inhibit our ability to create sufficient, uniform pressure that is sustained throughout the duration of plant operation. A proper flange seal process addresses each of these factors. FLANGE SEAL

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