These videos are designed to educate personnel on threads, the individual thread elements and how to properly inspect those thread elements with a variety of equipment. The first set of videos is intended to provide general information about each individual thread element and its importance, the affect it has on connection make-up and general information on how to properly measure it per the corresponding API specification. All videos contain the most up to date information from all relevant API specifications and recommended practices. The ultimate goal is to provide machinists, inspectors and managers with a better overall understanding of threads, why they must be measured and how to properly measure them resulting in better threading practices and a better overall product for the industry.
***Once you pass the final online quiz and pass, you will receive a Certificate of Completion for the online RSC course.***
Introduction to Threads
Introduction to Gauge Training Inc.'s threading videos.
Introduction to Thread Form. Cover both: tubing & casing connections as well as rotary shouldered connections. Covers general information about the different, standard API thread forms, their unique characteristics and their importance on the connection.
- Introduction to Thread Taper
- Thread Taper Defined
- Thread Taper Importance
- Thread Taper Measurement
- Thread Taper spec callouts
- Thread Taper vs Standoff
- Thread Taper Degree & Callouts
- Internal Thread Taper Measurement Instruction – T&C
- External Thread Taper Measurement Instruction – T&C
- T&C Thread Taper Quiz
Thread Pitch Diameter
Final T&C Quiz