1984-09-01

Combating Leakage in Vehicle Assembly and Operation 841149

Prevention of fluid leakage from threaded and flanged joints in newly-assembled vehicles is an active controversy. This paper explores design, material and human factors involved and offers case histories in which these limitations have been overcome. The paper concludes that certain chemical flange and thread sealants can serve as a protective umbrella over the many variables that contribute to fluid leakage.

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