Prevent Faulty Installation of Bolted Flange Connections

Gavin Smith, Ph.D., is the Technical Director of the Phoenix Group of companies with over 20 years’ experience in sealing technology and joint integrity. He has a degree in metallurgy and a doctorate in corrosion and electrochemistry from the University of Manchester. Check out: How to identify safety hazards and implement training to avoid plant

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Zulu grows internationally

Our international presence continues over the coming weeks – firstly in Greece and then onto the United Arab Emirates. Coupled with several large BS EN 1591-4:2013 training and assessment programs within the chemical and refining industries here in the UK, this is proving to be a very busy Q1 of 2020..

Zulu’s 10 Year Anniversary

It was December 1st 2009 when Zulu was originally founded by Chris Mellows – Chris’ mechanical engineering and quality assurance background combined with experience working on flange inspection and joint integrity programs on HF Alkylation units on oil refineries and various chemical plants provided a solid base for the formation of Zulu to work from

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Our Director Chris Mellows speaking to Simon Penney, HM Trade Commissioner for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan (MEAP) about out joint integrity management and training services at ADIPEC 2019

Taking chances will only lead to the inevitable…

We can support your asset with the necessary changes to ensure regulatory compliance in terms of mechanical joint integrity of bolted joints. Our joint integrity management and training services include; ✅ On-site compliance and gap analysis audits ✅ Design of joint integrity procedures/processes ✅ Independent inspection of bolted joints ✅ Flange management and flange tagging

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Approved ECITB Training Provider

Being an approved ECITB training provider allows us to fully expand our portfolio of specialist industry training services. Our training and assessment courses allow delivery of underpinning knowledge and sharing of subject matter to help prove competence to those working in the oil & gas, petrochemical, chemical, power & energy, steel & metals and utilities

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Collaboration Success

The most effective form of advertising for any business is positive feedback from your client; Our collaboration with IVS Ltd (Industrial Valve Services) to deliver bespoke valve operation training for the Energy Department at Tata Steel Port Talbot has caused quite a stir. We’ve had such positive feedback from all of the candidates to date

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Another week of specialist valve training for Tata Steel Operators

Our collaboration with Industrial Valve Services (IVS) Ltd to deliver this groundbreaking course for operators has certainly raised awareness across many types of industries. The perfect blend of regulatory compliance, industry guidelines and best practice together with delivery of underpinning knowledge of valve types and correct operations means this is THE perfectly placed course for

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We like to pride ourselves on the delivery of our joint integrity training courses – death by PowerPoint it certainly isn’t. It’s all about the interaction with your candidates. The visuals, the case studies, the handouts…. We have gathered ten years worth of ‘bad practice’ for all to see – a chamber of joint integrity

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Our second day of Operator Training for Tata Steel Port Talbot is well under way… Together with our delivery partner and valve technical experts Industrial Valve Services Ltd we are ensuring that operators gain the skill levels that Tata Steel are committed to ensuring as part of their total commitment in meeting their business needs

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