It is consistently heard across industry that 100% leak free joints are the desired outcome when working on flange joints. In the quest to eliminate leaks in piping and pressure vessel systems a “Zero Leakage” result is the number one priority.
To achieve this, it is necessary to understand what causes leaks; what must be taken into account is the type of joints where leaks commonly occur and also analysis on the ‘proper’ use of equipment traditionally used to prevent leaks.
Realisation of the facts:
There are many benefits to be gained when proper installation processes are carried out, see below:
HTL’s Flange Pulling Tool is a simple, lightweight hydraulic tool deigned to be used to pull two flanges together prior to bolting. With the ability to pull flanges securely and safely from a distance of 600.00mm to 0.0mm and with a force of 200Kn (20T), you can be assured that HTL have the correct equipment to assist in securing the desired jointed, leak free flange.
When greater force is required, the HTL Flange Pulling Tool can be used simultaneously to ensure all flanges, varying in sizes maintain the high standards required. This can help you save money on repairs and man hours whilst also satisfying health and safety departments by providing a safe and secure working environment.
Using HTL’s Flange Puller will:
Read ‘The Importance of joint Integrity’ for the typical damages caused to flanges and gaskets.
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