Course Outline

Rotary Shouldered Connection

The GMI-RSC course is based on API 7-2: Threading and Gauging of Rotary Shouldered

The Basic Gauge Measurement Instruction course for Rotary Shouldered Connections is
designed to introduce, familiarize and teach correct gauging techniques for the proper
measurement of rotary shouldered threads utilizing equipment commonly found in the industry.
The course is a full day, eight hour course comprising four sections with a break for lunch.

The student is given a history of gauge use, types of gauges and importance of proper
gauging techniques followed by “hands on” gauging of various threads in both passing and
failing condition. Students are tested for understanding and implementation of lessons and then
graded to achieve passing completion of the course. Students are supplied with a Certificate of
Completion, a course completion identification card and a course overview folder with reference
materials for later use.

    • 8:00 AM -9:30 AM
      • Introduction to RSC course
      • Safety Brief
      • Coverage of API Specs & Recommended Practices
    • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
      • Introduction to RSC Features & Functions
      • Thread Element Gauging Practices
      • Hands-on Practice and Instruction
    • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
      • Break for Questions & Lunch
    • 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
      • Discussion of Individual Thread Elements
      • Practical Instruction on Measurement Techniques
      • Technique Review & Questions
    • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
      • Final Instruction &  Review
      • Final Examination Review
    • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
      • Final Test
      • Final Test Evaluation
      • Awarding of Certificates & Thread Inspector ID Cards

***All online pricing is for classes being held at the GT Training Facility located in Houston, Texas. For all other class options, including on-site classes, please request a quote from ***

Graduation Packet

Graduation packet only available for in-person classes.

  • Certification of completion with API-U Monogram
  • Thread Inspector card
  • Gauging Reference Guide
  • Gauge Training goodies

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