About

Institute of Fasteners & Joint Technology

Founded in 2006
Development of Industry Standards

The Institute of fasteners and Joint Technology was founded in 2006 with the intention of becoming the recognised South African quality provider of independent technical expertise in bolted joint technology.

We provide analytical testing and technical problem solving services.

We can help you understand the issues regarding the structural integrity of bolted joints and provide engineering solutions based upon our considerable experience in this field.

Our Mission

Bolted Joint Integrity Education/Development of Industry Standards

Training as per ASME PCC-1 2013

merSETA Accredited (17-QA/ACC/1232/16)

More than 1500 technicians trained to date – South Africa, Angola

Industries trained : Refineries, Offshore FPSO & Rigs, Power Generation, Heavy Industry, Mining.

Independent Provider of Technical Expertise / Assistance.

Learning Objectives of ASME PCC 1

Gasket types and their limitations

Bolt types and their Limitations

Identification of correct joint components

Manual torque tightening

Hydraulic torque tightening

Bolt tensioning

Flange alignment

Importance of using specified lubricant

Techniques used for load control

Calibration and maintenance of bolt-tightening equipment

Inspection, reporting defect / faults and repairing a joint for closure

Gasket handling preparation and installation

Correct joint disassembly and assembly and safety procedures

Importance of joint-quality assurance procedures, certification and records

Course Information - 2 Day Training Program

2 day training program, Day 1 – theory, Day 2 – practical (hands on training)

Minimum of 10 – 12 Delegates (max) per course.

All delegates who qualify will receive a Certificate of completion from the institute as well as a merSETA certificate.

All delegates who qualify will receive a coded ID badge.

Catering & Refreshments included for both days.

Associations

Our Contacts

Tel: 073 175 2196 | Email: info@boltinginstitute.co.za

Our Location

Unit 23 Laguna Seca, Lee Barns Blvd, Ballito, South Africa

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