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2020 December – Valve World – Compression packings: from natural fibers to hybrid compositesPackings, Publications, Technical - Materials, Valve World
Design of non-metallic expansion joints for low temperature applicationExpansion Joint - English, Publications, Technical - Design/Construction, Technical - Theory/Calculation
2020 September – Valve World – Bolting of flange joints - Part 2Flange Gasket publications - English, Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2020 August – Valve World – Bolting of flange joints - Part 1Flange Gasket publications - English, Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
A Video Guide To Successful Gasket InstallationPublications, Technical - Installation
Compression Packing Technical Manual 4th Edition (German)Packings, Publications
IECEx Explosion Protection Procedures for Mechanical Seal Manufacturers (Overview)Mechanical Seals - English, Mechanical Seals - International, Publications
2020 June – Valve World – Factors for successful emissions reductionPackings, Publications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
2020 March – Valve World – Valve packing friction: the hidden factor for an improved plant performancePackings, Publications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
2019 November – Valve World – “100 per cent tightness an illusion”Publications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
Pump and Valve Packing Installation ProceduresPackings, Publications, Technical - Installation
Specification for a Test Procedure for Packings for Rotary ApplicationsPackings, Publications, Technical - Standards
Compression Packing Technical Manual 4th EditionPackings, Publications
Seal Forum – Fallstudien in der PumpenanwendungMechanical Seals - English, Publications, Technical - Applications
Seal Forum – Case Studies in Pump PerformanceMechanical Seals - English, Publications
Successful sealing with elastomersSuccessful sealing with elastomersElastomeric & Polymeric publications - English, Publications
Installation Guide (Russian)Installation Guide (Russian)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Installation Guide (Turkish)Installation Guide (Turkish)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Installation Guide (German)Installation Guide (German)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Engineering Guide (Turkish)Engineering Guide (Turkish)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Engineering Guide  (French)Engineering Guide (French)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Engineering Guide (Spanish)Engineering Guide (Spanish)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Engineering Guide (English)Engineering Guide (English)Expansion Joint - English, Publications, Technical - Applications
Installation Guide (English)Installation Guide (English)Expansion Joint - English, Publications
Installation Guide (Danish)Installation Guide (Danish)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Fitters Guide (English)Fitters Guide (English)Expansion Joint - English, Publications, Technical - Installation
Fitters Guide (Turkish)Fitters Guide (Turkish)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Installation Guide (Dutch)Installation Guide (Dutch)Expansion Joint – International, Publications
Wytyczne bezpiecznego stosowania uszczelnień — Kołnierze i uszczelkiWytyczne bezpiecznego stosowania uszczelnień — Kołnierze i uszczelkiFlange Gasket Publications - International, Publications
La Sicurezza dei Sistemi di Termini – Parte 1 – Guidelines per la Manutenzione e la ProgettazioneLa Sicurezza dei Sistemi di Termini – Parte 1 – Guidelines per la Manutenzione e la ProgettazioneFlange Gasket Publications - International, Publications
Directives concernant une utilisation sûre des joints d’étanchéité – Brides et JointsDirectives concernant une utilisation sûre des joints d’étanchéité – Brides et JointsFlange Gasket Publications - International, Publications
Wegweiser für eine sichere Dichtverbindung an FlanschenWegweiser für eine sichere Dichtverbindung an FlanschenFlange Gasket Publications - International, Publications
Guía para la utilización segura de elementos de sellado – Juntas y BridasGuía para la utilización segura de elementos de sellado – Juntas y BridasFlange Gasket Publications - International, Publications
Gaskets Handbook – 1st Edition July 2017Gaskets Handbook – 1st Edition July 2017Flange Gasket publications - English, Publications
Fugitive Emissions JournalOther, Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation
Article about ESA in the Pump Engineer MagazineOther, Publications
PUMP ENGINEER August 2018 – Failures of Mechanical Seals: Part 2Mechanical Seals - English, Publications, Technical - Troubleshooting
Press Release on the European Parliament Plenary Vote on the Recast of the Drinking Water DirectiveOther, Publications
UNDERSTANDING AND PREVENTING CAUSES OF DOWN TIMEFlange Gasket publications - English, Flange Gasket Publications - International, Technical
FUGITIVE EMISSIONS JOURNALPublications
PRESS RELEASE ON THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY VOTE ON THE RECAST OF THE DRINKING WATER DIRECTIVEPublications
COMPRESSION PACKING TECHNICAL MANUAL 4TH EDITIONPublications
2018 November - Valve World - "An experimental determination of the gasket-flange surface friction factor, µG "Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2018 May – Valve World – Qualifying quarter-turn valves for low emissionsPublications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
2018 March – Valve World Publications – “The bolted connection – seal failure analysis and corrective action"Publications, Technical - Troubleshooting, Valve World
2018 February – Valve World Publications – “Understanding and preventing causes of down time”Technical - Troubleshooting, Valve World
2017 November – Valve World Publications – “Choosing between the various types of gasket materials”Publications, Technical - Materials, Valve World
2017 September – Valve World Publications – “Graphite packing rings”Publications, Technical - Materials, Valve World
2017 July – Valve World Publications – “The recommended handling and appropriate packaging for flange gaskets”Publications, Technical - Training, Valve World
2017 May – Valve World Publications – “Gasket factors derived from EN 13555 for use with EN 1591”Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2017 March – Valve World Publications – “Oxygen – Component of the air that we breathe and a dangerous substance”Publications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
2016 November – “VDI2290 – Resulting consequences for users and manufacturers of static gaskets”Publications, Technical - Standards, Valve World
2016 September – “Durability of expanded graphite in high temperature applications”Publications, Technical - Materials, Valve World
2016 July- “Fugitive emission packings – friction and its effects”Publications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
2016 May – “Primary flange forces – Part 1”Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2016 May – “Primary flange forces – Part 2”Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2015 November – “Optimising stem seal performance in valves by means of surface coating”Publications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
2015 September – “Valve packing characterisation and design”Publications, Technical - Design/Construction, Valve World
2015 July – “How should I store my gasket?”Publications, Technical - Training, Valve World
2015 May – “Gasket compression and recovery”Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2015 March – “Emission standards for valve packings”Publications, Technical - Standards, Valve World
2014 November – “What gasket thickness should I use in my flange system?”Publications, Valve World
2014 June – “What are the considerations for the proper torque of a valve packing gland?”Publications, Valve World
2014 April – “Effect of temperature on bolted flange assemblies”Publications, Technical - Training, Valve World
2014 January – “How do I prevent galvanic corrosion in my packing gland?”Publications, Valve World
2014 January – “How do I prevent galvanic corrosion in my packing gland?”Publications, Technical - Training, Valve World
2013 September – “What are the key steps to cutting compression packings for optimum performance?”Publications, Technical - Training, Valve World
2013 June – “What is the impact of flange finish on gasket performance?”Publications, Technical - Training, Valve World
2013 April – “Carbon and Graphite Packings.”Publications, Technical - Materials, Valve World
2013 January – “Tightness in Gasketed Flanged Joints III ; new European standards.”Publications, Technical - Standards, Valve World
2012 November – “Tightness in Gasketed Flanged Joints II ; Standards for calculation and testing; early attempts in the USA and Germany.”Publications, Technical - Standards, Valve World
2012 September – “Tightness in Gasketed Flanged Joints I ; Background and challenges.”Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2012 June – “Determination of bolt torque for flanged connections.”Publications, Technical - Theory/Calculation, Valve World
2012 April – “What is the impact of packing friction on valve performance?”Publications, Technical - Applications, Valve World
2012 January – “An introduction to gasket selection and installation.”Publications, Technical - Installation, Valve World
2011 November – “Advantages of die-formed packing rings.”Publications, Technical - Materials, Valve World
2011 September – “What makes a good stuffing box packing?”Publications, Technical - Training, Valve World
2009 September – “Was it Really the Gasket?”Publications, Technical - Troubleshooting, Valve World