Category: Bolting Equipment

“Goldrush” and RAD Tools

Author: Catherine Whitton April 1, 2020 In Bolting Equipment, In the News, Industry Demos & Videos, Industry News
Discovery Channel’s number one program, ‘Gold Rush’ shows miners in tough spots in undesirable, even dangerous conditions.  Que the RAD Torque Systems. Yes, the rough and tough burly miners in Alaska rely on RAD Torque Systems to get the job…
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RAD CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS!

Author: Catherine Whitton November 29, 2019 In Bolting Equipment, In the News, Industry News
The RAD story began in a small garage in Abbotsford, BC, where Dan Provost started manufacturing planetary gear reduction torque wrenches. He had a few trial and errors, but ultimately had success with his design. When he started the company,…
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What is the cost to calibrate your torque wrench?

Author: Catherine Whitton November 29, 2019 In Bolting Equipment, Industry News, Tools and Bolts
If you are asking yourself, “How much does it cost to calibrate a torque wrench?” you probably need to have your tool calibrated. It’s time. You know it. And it’s totally worth it in the long run. How much does…
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Loosening and Tightening with a TorsionX HexPro Hydraulic Torque Wrench

Author: Catherine Whitton June 6, 2019 In Bolting Equipment, Industry Demos & Videos
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STS Tensioner Demo

Author: Catherine Whitton June 4, 2019 In Bolting Equipment, Industry Demos & Videos
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Hydraulic Torque Wrench Calibration: Why is It So Critical?

Author: Catherine Whitton August 21, 2018 In Bolting Equipment, Industry News, Tools and Bolts
A coal mine that tunnels deep below the earth. A thousand-mile oil pipeline. A power generation plant that keeps the lights on for an entire metropolitan area. What do these things have in common? They were all built or maintained by hydraulic torque wrenches, high-capacity industrial…
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Torque Tools Training: It All Comes Down to Operator Training

Author: Catherine Whitton May 10, 2018 In Bolting Equipment, Industry News, Tools and Bolts
“Operator error” is often cited in root cause analyses during the investigations that occur in the wake of a significant industrial accident. And when it comes to determining why that operator error happened in the first place, lack of proper operator training…
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Hydraulic Torque Wrench or Pneumatic Torque Wrench: Which is Right for You?

Author: Catherine Whitton August 11, 2017 In Bolting Equipment, Industry News
The short answer is that it depends on the application. Like our children, both tools have positive and negative characteristics so it’s important to look at the specific attributes of each. Speed Pneumatic torque wrenches win the race. A typical…
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