# OS-E: 0015 Pretension Analysis using Gasket Material

Structure quarter symmetric pipe model with pretension bolt and a gasket seal, demonstrates the usage of gasket material and gasket seal specific results for diagnostics.

## Model Files

Refer to Access the Model Files to download the required model file(s).

The model file used in this example includes:

Solids_with_Gaskets.fem

## Model Description

The finite element model, as shown in Figure 1, is constrained with symmetric boundary conditions and pretension force is applied on the bolt.

**FE Model**- Element Types
- CHEXA

**Linear Material**- Young’s Modulus
- 2.1E5 MPA
- Poisson's Ratio
- 0.3

**Gasket Material**- MAT1
- MGASK