Now in it’s third edition, this very important document describes the principles and best practice for the establishment of a management system for bolted joints in pressurised systems, including (but not limited to); ✅ Ownership and integration✅ The principles of joint assembly and disassembly✅ Controlled tightening of bolted joints✅ Critical assessment✅ Training and competency✅ Records,

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Phase 2

The second development phase of our Centre of Excellence near Bridgend, South Wales is well underway. In addition to managing and supporting our QA/flange inspection services for UK projects and turnaround events, this second phase will also allow us to double our capacity to deliver industry approved mechanical joint integrity courses (ECITB MJI10, ASME PCC-1

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Well done Jodi Annette for becoming our latest ECITB approved trainer and examiner for MJI/TMJI mechanical joint integrity courses.

Lets clear the mist..

We’ve been asked the same question several times over the last few months, so I’d like to clarify a few things regarding the mechanical joint integrity scheme developed by ECITB Just by attending (and passing) an MJI10 course, does not make you competent. Competency is built upon many things including qualifications, knowledge, skills and understanding

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Let’s face it, we all knew that 2024 was going to be a very busy year for the UK’s process industries. Most of the major oil refineries and chemical plants have large turnaround events taking place between now and October (all at the same time it seems – but that’s another story). So, silly season

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ECITB MJI10 Training

All set up ready to welcome our ECITB MJI10 learners at our Joint Integrity Centre of Excellence, Bridgend.

When the unthinkable happens…

Blog post by Christopher Mellows Four years ago my colleague and I carried out a compliance audit on a large chemical plant. Part of the audit was to observe working practices, to understand the culture of the organisation and to physically view and inspect a selection of bolted flange joints.For obvious reasons I cannot divulge

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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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We Help Prevent The Unthinkable

At Zulu Joint Integrity & Training Ltd, we specialise in mechanical joint integrity management, a critical aspect of ensuring safe and efficient operations in high hazardous industries such as nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical industries as well as the utilities and renewables sectors. We support UK and global industry. Our services are designed to

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Exciting Times

Due to expansion of our training services to UK industry we are pleased to announce that we are increasing our existing training and assessment team. We are looking for a Technical Trainer who will assist our Training Manager and training department in the delivery of industry approved mechanical joint integrity courses and certification. We will

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