MORE THAN A GUIDELINE..

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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AND SO IT BEGINS…

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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Wednesday 21st February

Another great day sharing knowledge and discussing all things ‘joint integrity’ with more Tata Steel UK apprentices. Hands-on learning is a powerful approach that actively engages learners by involving them in practical activities. Apprentices play a crucial role in any industrial workforce, and learning the correct way to make bolted joints is essential for several reasons: ✅ Safety: Properly assembled

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A great start to the week..

Today we welcomed Mechanical Engineering Apprentices from Tata Steel UK to our Centre of Excellence near Bridgend, South Wales. We are dedicated to providing theoretical educational and practical experience to aspiring engineers, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their careers. Today we delivered the EN 1591-4:2013 standard for mechanical joint

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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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You Reap What You Sow…

To all the UK COMAH* registered sites that are NOT; 💀 Complying with regulations💀 Complying with industry guidelines and standards💀 Investing in mechanical joint integrity training and competency💀 Setting site entry JI standards for contractor labour💀 Using controlled methods of bolting💀 Willing to invest in Best Practice💀 Recording data and using flange management programmes💀 Putting

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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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Magnificent 7!

Here’s our team of joint integrity technicians at Phillips 66 Humber Refinery. These guys will be visually inspecting and torque checking all bolted joints made during the ongoing turnaround event at site to ensure that regulatory compliance, industry guidelines and site critical standards for mechanical joint integrity are met at all times. Their role is vital in

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Engineering Apprenticeships

Engineering apprenticeships allow people to gain the knowledge, skills and experience they need to embark on a successful career in engineering through a combination of on-the-job training and classroom learning. It’s imperative that mechanical engineering apprentices understand and absorb the underpinning knowledge required to make bolted joints in hazardous pressurised systems. Best practice and industry

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