Bolted Joint Reliability Symposium (BJRS) 2024

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), October 21, 2024


The ASME PVP Bolted Joint Reliability Symposium (BJRS) promotes knowledge sharing, technological progress, and international cooperation for advancing sealing technology for the oil and gas, aeronautical, automotive, and nuclear industries. The presentations will disseminate the scientific and real-world knowledge in the area of sealing, including current and future design rules for bolted flange connections based on tightness (ASME SWG-BJ, EN1591), modern flange assembly guidelines and best practices (ASME PCC-1), gasket selection and assembly for obtaining desired performance/reliability (Example LDAR), and sharing of Lessons-Learned and Best Practices of critical applications including hydrogen technology.


  • Understanding BFC Design Methods
  • BFC Assembly
  • Gaskets and Packings
  • Design and Testing of HPHT Flanges for Oil and Gas Applications
  • Design Verification Analysis Methodology
  • Allowable Preload Stresses
  • Design Allowable Stresses
  • Combined Load Conditions
  • Fatigue Performance
  • Sealing Performance
  • Performance Capacity Charts
  • Design Validation Testing Methodology

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