Zheshang Development Group(ZheJiang)New Material Technology Co.,Ltd.
Welcome to our company



What measures can be taken during disassembly and storage to preserve the integrity of flange bolts for potential reuse?

Feb 22,2024

To preserve the integrity of flange bolts for potential reuse during disassembly and storage, several measures can be taken:
Use Proper Tools: Ensure that the correct tools and equipment are used during disassembly to avoid damaging the bolts or surrounding components. Using wrenches or sockets that fit properly reduces the risk of rounding off bolt heads or damaging threads.
Apply Lubrication: Before attempting to loosen flange bolts, applying a penetrating lubricant can help to loosen corrosion and reduce friction, making the disassembly process easier and minimizing the risk of damage.
Follow Correct Disassembly Procedures: Adhere to recommended disassembly procedures provided by the equipment manufacturer or industry standards. Avoid excessive force or torque that could lead to bolt or component damage.
Inspect Bolts During Disassembly: As bolts are removed, visually inspect them for signs of damage, wear, or corrosion. Any bolts showing signs of degradation should be set aside for further evaluation or replacement.
Organize and Label: Keep track of the location and orientation of each bolt during disassembly to ensure proper reassembly later. Labeling or using a numbering system can help maintain the integrity of the assembly.
Clean and Protect: After disassembly, clean the flange bolts thoroughly to remove dirt, debris, and any residual lubricants. Inspect the threads and surfaces for damage or corrosion. Apply a protective coating, such as a light oil or corrosion inhibitor, to prevent rust formation during storage.
Store in a Dry Environment: Store the cleaned and inspected flange bolts in a dry, climate-controlled environment to prevent exposure to moisture, which can accelerate corrosion. Use bins, trays, or cabinets to organize and protect the bolts from damage.
Avoid Mixing with Unrelated Hardware: Keep flange bolts separate from other fasteners or hardware to prevent confusion and ensure that only suitable bolts are reused for their intended purpose.

Recent news

Contact Us

*We respect your confidentiality and all information are protected.