The Role of New Tooling in Improving Safety and Flange Joint Integrity During Turnarounds

June 19, 2014 1:30pm

Hector Santos
Sales & Marketing Manager, Western Hemisphere
Equalizer International

The manipulation of pipeline flanges in a controlled fashion is critical to making turnaround and maintenance operations safe, productive and cost effective. Flange joint maintenance creates many challenges for operators and their contractors during the outage stage. Pre-emptive preparation and standardization of how flange joints should be handled has been an area little explored. This presentation will outline the challenges facing the industry in relation to flange joint maintenance and will look at some innovative tool solutions for addressing them.

KEY TAKEAWAY: Learn how innovative tooling solutions are helping operators control time on tasks and significantly improve safety during maintenance and shutdowns by eliminating the risks and traditional practices associated with working on flanges