Tank Integrity Management Course


Steel Water Pipe: Installing Flanges

: David E, Lay, Nels Thompsen


STI-SPFA presents a NEW webinar in its continuing series on steel water pipe for the nation's infrastructure.


Especially valuable for:

  • Installers and fabricators of flange connections
  • Utility owners and engineers
  • Design engineers and consultants
  • Project management personnel


The knowledge you need to install leak-free bolted flanges:

  • Key components - flanges, fasteners and gaskets
  • The importance of preparation and planning
  • Getting things right, not just tight
  • Factors that affect the accuracy of torque and load
  • Bolting tools, sequences and patterns
  • Training of personnel - safety, quality and schedule
  • Discussion of forthcoming additions to the new edition of the M-11 standard
  • Pending changes in C604



  • Hot tapping large-diameter steel pipe
  • Planning and managing installation activities



David E. Lay is the Director of Training for Hytorc. He is the author of several multimedia courses adopted as teaching standards by major industry leaders such as General Electric, Shell Oil and Sie-mens, and for apprentice programs in the millwright and pipefitter trades across North America. It is estimated that his bolting courses have been given to over 15,000 people in the mechanical trades.


Nels Thomsen is Manager of Field Services at Hanson Pressure Pipe, Inc. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field.


FEE: $95 for seven (7) day access

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