PRINCE GEORGE, Va., Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VSP Technologies congratulates Vice President of Engineering & Sales Jerry Waterland for receiving the 2015 ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference CT/Bolted Joints Technical Committee Outstanding Technical Paper award for his paper "Buckling and Lateral Pressures in Spiral Wound Gaskets." The paper details FEA (finite element analysis) and experimental research on the force dynamics that lead to buckling and distortion failure in spiral wound gaskets.
"I'm so proud of our team and the important work they're doing in the power-gen industry," said VSP Technologies President and CEO Paul Malgee. "It's this commitment to excellence and innovation that VSP brings to the table for each and every customer."
Jerry Waterland and VSP Technologies Senior Applications Engineer Anita Bausman also received the award for Best International Technical Session for the "Bolted Joint Assembly" technical session they developed and chaired during the conference, which took place in Boston in July.
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