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Flange Management Bolt Torque

Process system integrity problems result from a number of issues,including incorrect joint assembly, improper tightening methods, ineffective flange tagging systems, and the lack of a formal flange control / management system.

A flange management system can assure that all process system flanges are identified and have been mechanically completed in a controlled manner that helps minimize, and in most cases eliminates, integrity-related issues (such as leaks) at startup.

The value gained from COTECHS flange management service results from a number of industry-leading features:

  • Computerized flange management control system
  • Specialized flange management software package
  • Integrated engineering package
  • Tailored service packages delivering effective resource utilization from single-crew
  • Joint work scopes to support facility construction or shutdown projects
  • Speed and accuracy by utilizing state-of-the-art equipment
  • Tensioning capability from 1 to 3.5 in. (25 to 89 mm) diameter
  • Complete range of hydraulic and hand torque tools including low-profile and square drive heads

COTECH IRMs flange management software package is central to the joint integrity management of piping systems, and features the following:

  • Rapid generation of job and joint specific equipment lists
  • Production of detailed job cards for every joint
  • Maintenance of joint historical data
  • An electronic data bank of all joint-integrity information
  • Full portability from engineering to field / site construction
  • Three separate databases:
    – Joint management
    – Equipment control
    – Personnel competence
  • Controls and records all elements associated with bolted joints, including:
    – Engineering calculations
    – Joint assembly
    – Tightening
    – Testing
    – Repairs


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