Flange Joint Management on Dredging vessel

Location:

Port of Brisbane 4178

Client:

Marine Industry client
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Flange Joint Management Services allows our clients to better maintain and refurbish pressure vessels, bolted joints and valves.


Brief

BLJ In-situ solutions were engaged to machine the Port Side lower dredge line flange face,after it was discovered the dredgers steel ring moved during the fabrication process. 2 highly skilled technicians were sent out to the port to discuss options with ships engineer's. BLJ's solution was to provide on-site machining of the flange face, using a  6' to 40" Flange Facer, removed 1.2mm of material, the flange face connection was steel to steel


Problem

The steel ring of the Port Side lower dredge line flange face moved during the fabrication process.


Solution

On site machining of the flange face, using a  6' to 40" Flange Facer, removed 1.2mm of material, the flange face connection was steel to steel.