0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Characterization of Sealing Behavior of Gaskets for the Leak Rate Based Design of Gasketed Bolted Flanged Connections

[+] Author Affiliations
Takashi Kobayashi

Numazu National College of Technology, Numazu, Japan

Paper No. PVP2008-61465, pp. 107-114; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2008-61465
From:
  • ASME 2008 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 2: Computer Applications/Technology and Bolted Joints
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA, July 27–31, 2008
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4825-8 | eISBN: 0-7918-3828-5
  • Copyright © 2008 by ASME

abstract

This paper discusses the sealing behavior of gaskets according to the gasket testing procedure HPIS Z104 established in Japan. The testing procedure consists of eleven gasket stress levels while the internal pressure is constant. It takes about 3 hours to complete one test, which is acceptable for gasket manufacturers. The test method is going to be effective as the Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS) soon. Several sheet gaskets and spiral wound gaskets were tested based on the test method HPIS Z104 and test results are compared and discussed in this paper. Based on the test results, experimental formulas are proposed to approximate the sealing behavior of gaskets. It is shown that the sealing behavior of gaskets can be well characterized using the proposed testing procedure and the experimental formulas. The formulas have the possibility of application to the design of gasketed bolted flanged connections. It is also shown that the sealing performance of spiral wound gaskets with graphite and PTFE fillers is as good as that of sheet gaskets under an equal gasket load.

Copyright © 2008 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