Cloud-based iTITE assists with bolting procedures

Based on the material of the bolts, the bolting procedures of iTITE determines how much bolt stress can be generated.

Sika Corp introduces Sikamelt-9677 to the U.S. market

SikaMelt-9677 is available in two versions – a non-tint formula, which contains a UV fluorescing agent and also a tinted version, SikaMelt-9677 US RD, which incorporates a red dye in the formulation.

Two questions guide the selection of wedge anchors in concrete, and more

Caustic, chemical and salt liquids will need the additional corrosion resistance offered by the 316 stainless steel wedge anchors, regardless of whether the application will be in a moist or wet environment.

Concrete Fasteners adds clever Red Head Trubolt+ wedge anchor to inventory

The versatile American-made Red Head Trubolt+ wedge anchor has been approved for cracked or uncracked concrete and seismic applications.

A few tips for installing concrete sleeve anchors

When installing concrete sleeve anchors, there are several tips recognized by those in the industry that strengthen the safety of the installation with a savings in time and costs.

CONFAST Wedge Anchor available online

CONFAST wedge anchor features zinc plated carbon steel for indoor dry applications, hot-dipped galvanized for moist outdoor applications, 304 stainless steel for wet outdoor applications, and 316 stainless steel for use in corrosive atmospheres

What wind techs should know about bolted joints

In a nutshell, the reliability of bolted joints may be compromised by bolt relaxation, vibration, fatigue, and corrosion.

New cordless torque multiplier pairs 160 times more torque with accurate fastening data

Power-tool innovator, Ingersoll Rand, introduces the new QX Series Cordless Torque Multiplier – a high-torque fastening tool for industrial applications and torque-critical joints. Built upon the QX Series platform, the Ingersoll Rand Cordless Torque Multiplier achieves up to 1,475-ft. pounds of torque, and employs advanced technology, communication, and control features to ensure accurate, repeatable bolting.

What areas of a wind turbine require bolting and what tools are most useful?

Electric torque wrenches operate on batteries and up to 220 Vac.

What method and tools are used to fasten the bolts on turbines?

The decision whether to use torque or tension to apply a bolt load is determined by the manufacturer of the turbine and the specific pressure needed.