The Necessity of Bolt Preload Auditing for Standard, Gasket, and Shear Joint Bolting Applications

The Necessity of Bolt Preload Auditing for Standard, Gasket, and Shear Joint Bolting Applications

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Bolt loading can vary greatly during product testing and operational conditions enabling premature and unexpected structural failures to occur. This makes measuring and verifying bolt preloading essential to compensate for the unloading that naturally occurs overtime. Depending on certain design choices, verification of bolt preload and load change is critical.

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