Clicker torque wrench, powered equipment, you name it — all torque tools need calibration. We’ve found these field accuracy techniques effective.
The Stud Guide: B7s, B16s, and Other Common Bolt Materials found in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping
Fastener names tell you a lot about which bolts will perform best in different environments, like high temperature or high pressure applications.
See how taking a bolt past its yield point is far easier to do, and far less noticeable, than most people realize.
Galling can occur on bolts, nuts, or flanges, and is extremely frustrating. Learn what works (and what doesn’t) to prevent galling.
Knowing your K-factor is a crucial part of proper bolted flange joint assembly. But you can’t use some torque value from a chart. Learn this first.
Bolt lubricant plays an important role during both the assembly and disassembly of a joint. Learn proper lubrication techniques and how they affect torque
Clicker-type torque wrenches are the most common tools used in industrial bolting. Here’s everything you know to use them correctly.