Tentec Launches New Bolt Tensioning Tools for Larger Wind Turbines

Top Quote Bolt tensioning specialists, Tentec, has announced the launch of a new range of bolt tensioning equipment for wind turbines. The latest addition to the Aero range means that engineers can now tension bolt diameters up to M64. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 15, 2011 - Tentec, a leading designer and manufacturer of bolt tensioning equipment is pleased to announce an expansion of its Aero range of tools for wind turbines. Ever mindful of the advances in wind turbine construction, equipment available from Tentec now includes tensioners ideally suited for larger bolt diameters. With the addition of these new tools, installation and maintenance engineers can now tension bolt diameters up to M64. Previously, the largest diameter was M42.

    "Over the past few months our engineers have seen an increase in requests for larger diameter bolt." explains Roy Sheldon, Sales Director at Tentec. "As the manufacture of larger wind turbines is increasing and we pride ourselves on responding quickly to market needs, we have now have the ability to offer these larger bolt tensioning tools."

    Tentec's WTB range of wind turbine tensioners have been in use on wind turbines throughout the world for both installation and regular maintenance. The new additions to the range include all the features and benefits expected from Tentec equipment. All WTB tensioning tools have the capacity to achieve the specified proof load requirements as detailed in EN ISO 898-1:1999 and ASTM A490M for grade 10.9 Bolts. These feature-packed tensioners have been designed with rapid tensioning in mind and offer a safe, reliable and consistent method to simultaneously tension many bolts.

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