We Make Bolting Better

Hex Technology are recognized experts bolted flange joint assembly. We help fuel providers achieve leak-free outcomes through controlled bolting techniques. 

We are independent, unbiased, and our staff serves on American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)’s PCC-1 committee.  We have decades of experience teaching assemblers at refineries around the globe.

Above all, we care about this industry and the people who work in it. So we provide computer-based academic training for bolting professionals, 100% free. 

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Academic Training


Level 1: Onboarding

Level 1 covers the fundamentals of how to safely and properly assemble a bolted flange joint. Anyone who comes into contact with flange joints ought to learn this material.

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Level 2: Assembler

The individual who has completed “Assembler Training” is capable of supervising individual crews on flanges that have been deemed intermediate.

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Powered Equipment (Torque and Tension)

This course will teach the individual the basic methods of achieving torque and tension with the use of powered equipment, including hydraulic and pneumatic tools.

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Heat Exchangers

Heat Exchangers present many different configurations and challenges for bolted flange joints.  This section of the training will discuss the basic configurations, common gaskset types, inspection, and assembly practices for Heat Exchangers.

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Client Services

We’ve honed processes to find comprehensive solutions.

Schedule a call with a Hex Technology today to determine how our specialized client services can achieve your results, the right way.

News & Announcements

Applying lubricant to a bolt prior to tightening.

Bolt Lubricant and Torque: A Comprehensive Guide

For the past 40 years, when the oil and gas industry thought of bolt lubricant, it focused on disassembly — i.e. the breakout torque seen at the bolt head or at the nut of the fastener. What went unexplored until recently was how lubricant affects the Nut Factor on a fastener, which then affects tightening […]

A clicker type torque wrench allows you to twist the handle and adjust the setting.

The Clicker Wrench Guide: Torque Ranges, Calibration and More

What is a Clicker Wrench? The Clicker-type torque wrench is the most commonly used torque wrench in the oil and gas industry today. There’s a good reason why: A clicker wrench is an affordable and extremely accurate tool — so long as you use it properly. Clicker wrenches are not power tools, but a manual […]

Two green spiral wound gaskets on white background.

Gasket Types in Oil and Gas, Explained

What is a Gasket? A gasket is meant to form a mechanical seal that fills the space between two or more mating surfaces. Its goal is to prevent leakage from, or into, the joined objects while under compression. Gaskets allow for less-than-perfect mating surfaces on machine parts. They can fill irregularities and increase the likelihood […]