0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Load Factor Based Calculation for Gasketed Flange Connection With Cover Plate Subjected to Internal Pressure

[+] Author Affiliations
Satoshi Nagata

Toyo Engineering Corporation, Narashino, Chiba, Japan

Toshiyuki Sawa

Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan

Paper No. PVP2006-ICPVT-11-94049, pp. 171-176; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2006-ICPVT-11-94049
From:
  • ASME 2006 Pressure Vessels and Piping/ICPVT-11 Conference
  • Volume 3: Design and Analysis
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 23–27, 2006
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4754-3 | eISBN: 0-7918-3782-3
  • Copyright © 2006 by ASME

abstract

This paper deals with the behavior of a gasketed flange connection with a cover plate subjected to internal pressure. A calculation method to obtain the bolt force and the gasket reaction changes due to internal pressure using a load factor is introduced and the equations to obtain the load factor for the gasketed flange connection with cover plate using a simplified model are shown. By using 3 inch flange connection with cover plate a spiral gasket inserted, an experimental test is carried out and bolt force changes are measured due to internal pressure. The changes of the bolt force and the gasket reaction due to internal pressure are estimated by the load factor based calculation. Finite element analysis is also performed. The calculation results and the experimental ones are compared one another. It is demonstrated that the calculated bolt force change shows fairly good agreement with the experimental test results. This shows the proposed method may be applicable for the design calculation considering the sealing performance of the connection. When the required gasket stress is given to achieve the target tightness in the operating condition, the appropriate initial bolt preload can be determined by using the proposed method.

Copyright © 2006 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In