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Monitoring of the actual residual bolt load after tightening is essential to ensure that leak-tightness goals are achieved and becomes an important part of the quality assurance process of achieving flange joint integrity. All tightening methods provide a degree of stud-preload scatter as a function of their process capability. The only way to be sure that specified stud preload is achieved is to measure it. There are several methods for performing stud-stretch measuring, inc