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Personnel required to have an awareness of mechanical joint integrity
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Mechanical Joint Integrity e-Learning

Mechanical Joint Integrity e-Learning

Mechanical Joint Integrity e-Learning provides an awareness of the importance of mechanical joint integrity.

The training course outlines the techniques and materials used in the application of mechanical joint integrity.

Learning Outcomes

Delegates completing a Mechanical Joint Integrity e-Learning training course will be able to;

  • Explain the importance of mechanical joint integrity
  • Define what mechanical joint integrity is
  • Identify and describe the main components of a mechanical joint
  • Identify and describe the different types of flanges
  • List and describe types of gaskets and their use
  • Describe the role of bolts and nuts within a joint
  • Identify the principles of joint assembly    
  • Explain importance of flange alignment and managing stress
  • Explain the purpose of tightening, and bolt load
  • Identify methods of tightening
  • Define what torque is and its use within a flanged joint
  • Describe how torque is calculated
  • Explain the role of friction when applying torque
  • Describe the role of lubrication
  • Identify the factors that affect torque tightening
  • Explain the use of bolt load calculations
  • Describe how bolts can be tightened by hand using torque wrenches
  • Describe the bolt sequencing requirements
  • Describe load loss and the role of auditing
  • Identify the types of bolt tightening failure
  • Describe hydraulic methods of tightening
  • Explain how a hydraulic bolt tensioner works
  • Describe why load loss happens and how to calculate load transfer factor
  • Describe break loose checks
  • Identify the methods of assuring bolt load
  • Identify the advantages of using hydraulic bolt tensioners
  • Describe what breakout torque is and how to dismantle bolted connections

How To Book e-Learning

Book your Mechanical Joint Integrity e-Learning training course online and you will receive a link to register for your course within 1 working day.