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Hex Technology provides bolting training solutions to make your site safer and more profitable. Our team…

  • trains and advises Fortune 500 companies in oil, gas and chemicals
  • serves on ASME’s PCC-1 subcommittee
  • provides digital and in-person training services around the globe

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Torque Verifiers

Torque Tool Calibration and Verification

Hex Technology conducted a torque tool calibration and verification study with a small refinery. In this study, we analyzed the different types of torque tools…

Corrugated Metal Gasket

Corrugated Metal Gaskets, Explained

Corrugated Metal Gaskets (CMGs) are gaskets that we see a lot in heat exchangers where we see plenty of radial shear. Typically, we suggest the use of…

Relaxation Passes

Relaxation Pass in Bolted Flange Joints

Discussing the effectiveness and necessity of relaxation pass and start-up re-torque procedure according to industry research over relaxation behavior. …

Kammprofile gasket and how it operates in a bolted flange joint

Kammprofile Gaskets, Explained

Kammprofile Gaskets (also known as grooved metal gaskets or spelled as camprofile gaskets) are our best friends in the heat exchanger world due to their…

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Academic Training

Free

Level 1: Fundamentals

Level 1 covers the fundamentals of how to safely and properly assemble a bolted flange joint. Anyone who comes into contact with flange joints ought to learn this material.

Level 2: Assembler

The individual who has completed “Assembler Training” is capable of supervising individual crews on flanges that have been deemed intermediate.
Free

Level 3: Supervisor/Inspector

Learn what maintenance mangers, inspectors and supervisors need to know about bolted flange joint assembly. Based on ASME PCC-1.
Free

Level 4: Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Become your site's authority on BFJ assembly and procedures, based on the best practices spelled out in ASME PCC-1 and other documents.

Powered Equipment (Torque and Tension)

This course will teach the individual the basic methods of achieving torque and tension with the use of powered equipment, including hydraulic and pneumatic tools.

Heat Exchangers

This training discusses the basic configurations, common gaskset types, inspection, and assembly practices for Heat Exchangers.

Level 1 + Humber Refinery Training

We've coupled our Level 1 training, which covers the fundamentals of how to safely and properly assemble a bolted flange joint, with refinery-specific training required at Phillips 66's Humber Refinery in the UK. Anyone who comes into contact with flange joints at Humber ought to learn this material.

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