WRAS Rubber Steel gaskets

As Dr Gavin Smith our group Technical Directors says; this marks a significant leap forward for our UK manufactured gaskets. Congratulations to all the team at Chesterfield 👏🏻👏🏻 “I’m happy to announce that our first shipment of Phoenix WRAS Rubber Steel gaskets for a major utility company is packed and ready to go. This marks a significant

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What’s the Zulu Paradox?

The Zulu Paradox is the argument that the number of bolted flange joint defects, accidents and environmental incidents such as loss of primary containment conflicts with the assumption of an industry that is highly regulated and that personnel are suitably qualified to industry approved competency-based training qualifications. If COMAH sites are highly regulated, if industry

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What is LDAR?

“I’m sometimes asked what is meant by LDAR, so I’ve written a short article that explains the process and its importance. Whether you’re new to LDAR or just curious, this piece is for you. What is LDAR? | LinkedIn” Dr Gavin Smith, Technical Director of Phoenix Technology Group Ltd. This is the first in series

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When “that’s fine” isn’t fine….

When “that’s fine” isn’t fine.. | LinkedIn Here’s a recent article by Chris Mellows, Director of Zulu Joint Integrity and Training regarding flange make-up tolerances and why the phrase “that’s fine” often isn’t the case. Only too often our QA/flange inspection teams witness misaligned bolted flange joints. At our new Centre of Excellence, we deliver

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