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Hydratight heat treatment, machining and joint security technologies enhance safety under heavy loads

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Global joint integrity specialist and engineering services company, Hydratight is introducing heat treatment, machining and precision bolting services to Australia.

Designed to enhance the safety and reliability of cranes, draglines and structures subject to heavy lifts and load, these services incorporate the company’s latest in-situ heat treatment processes to enhance the strength, safety and durability of welded structures essential to industries including mining and energy, oil and gas, mining and energy, metals fabrication and infrastructure construction.

Services for cranes and other bolted structures also include 100% ultrasonic testing of all slew ring bolts for optimised safety and reliability.

Hydratight’s portable machining solutions offer a variety of industry-proven services and tools for the mining industry. In addition to portable milling and boring bars, Hydratight fabrication and maintenance services include pipe cutting and bevelling, grinding, end prepping and portable heat treating.

The heat treatment and machining technologies involve the use of advanced portable heat treatment equipment from Hydratight by highly skilled local field technicians to deliver accurate and affordable on-site resistance heat treatment and induction heat treatment processes.

Applications of the technologies include draglines, mining and petrochemical structures as well as maintenance, new construction and turnaround work in mineral processing facilities, petrochemical units, power generating plants, fabrication shops and onshore and offshore equipment.

Hydratight services for mining equipment including cranes, draglines and heavy bolted structures also encompass comprehensive ranges of heavy lifting technologies and advanced ranges of controlled bolting torque and tension technologies that ensure even and precise fastening of bolts in structures under load. Hydratight heavy lift systems employed in lifting gantries are used on-site to support equipment access for service repair.

Hydratight’s bolting technologies and services employ trained and competent on-site service teams to ensure all bolting operations are carried out efficiently and safely.

Hydratight's nut splitting service quickly removes seized and corroded nuts ensuring all maintenance deadlines are achieved. Ultrasonic bolt load measurement technologies service provides quality and safety assurance for all critical applications, including stacker and reclaimer slew rings.

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