This technical session will cover the intricacies of bolted joint assembly. Students will explore flanges and examine the gasket operating environment. Further discussion will involve gasket types, including spiral wound, kammprofile, ring type joint, and soft cuts as well as special gaskets. The class will also touch on fasteners, lubrication, tools, assembly best practices, and disassembly techniques. The course extends beyond theory, incorporating physical examples and fostering interactivity among attendees. Finally, this course will address real-world challenges, highlight installation problems and bad practices common in industry settings. This classroom-based approach ensures a well-rounded understanding of bolted joint assembly.