STP620

    The Relationship Between Bolt Load and Leak Rate in a Gasketed Joint

    Published: Jan 1977


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    Abstract

    A method of testing gaskets for leak rate under varying bolt loads is described. The date, curves and procedures are given for a test to determine the effect of preload on the subsequent leak rate behavior of a joint with an asbestos gasket.


    Author Information:

    Raut, HD
    Varysburg Gasket Research Lab,


    Paper ID: STP27939S

    Committee/Subcommittee: F03.60

    DOI: 10.1520/STP27939S


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