Use of Flange Covers

What are Bridle Covers and what are they for? In general, the flange covers are safety elements that complement the installation and equipment to prevent damage and accidents due to the “spray” effect produced by possible leaks that may appear. In...

Spiral wound gaskets

What is a spiral wound gasket? A spiral wound gasket is a spiral made up of a preformed metal strip and filled with a soft material that provides sealing. When the gasket is compressed (tightened), the soft part fills in the imperfections of the flange and the metal...

Why does a gasket fail?

It is interesting to remember why fails a meeting: Material not compatible with the medium: temperature, pressure or fluid. Excessively soft material . Material that explodes with the squeeze . Material that is impregnated by the fluid . Joints not cut properly (for...