Bolting Services

Hydra Capsule has established itself a bolting service division within the UK, as a leading contractor from over 50 years’ of practical experience within the hydraulic jacking and stressing industry we have dedicated installation and service engineers fully trained within the safe use and competently with all models, range and sizes of equipment rom hydraulic torqueing tils to bolt tensioning jacks and associated equipment.

We have recently invested a large stock range of torque tools and bolt tensioners to allow us to offer a supply and fix or hire only service for bolting tools. This reduces lead-in and waiting periods on site – using the mst innovative and purposed deisgned products within the market.

Our bespoke hydraulic bolt jacking and torque tools and equipment specially designed and manufactured to suit many applications from preloading steelworks, bolting of crane bases, connection pipe flanges to wind-frame turbine torqueing and strengthening and de-stressing / load-checking bolting nuts.

We stock a range of torqueing tools ranging from ¾” drive shaft (1785 Nm) to 2-1/2” drive shaft (38,100 Nm) capacity, In additional to the above torque tools. All our bolt tensioners are 1500 bar pressure safe working load, with strokes of 10mm to 15mm and load capacity from 25 tonnes (250 kNs) up to 295 tonnes (2950 kNs) capacity.

Wind turbine bolt stressing

Pipe flange Torque

Pre-loading Operations

Advantages of Bolting Tools:

  • Universal and multi-use tool –can be use manual, electric and/or hydraulic systems
  • Correct bolting loads are achieved, recorded and calibrated accurately. Wind turbine bolt stressing Pipe flange Torque Pre-loading Operations
  • Hydraulic Jacks capacities from 25 tonnes upto 300 tonnes from 10mm to 15mm stroke
  • Cylinders can be used single, groups to synchronised preloading and stressing systems –manual, semi and fully automated facilities
  • Range of monitoring services from real-time to remote access can be included into all systems set-ups – ie. Load washers and trigger limits and alarms
  • Our expertise range from Construction Site, Steelwork Installation, Railways, Highways and major superstructures throughout the UK and Europe
  • All cylinders are LOLER tested and UKAS traceable

Hydra-Capsule range of equipment consists of:

  • Hydraulic Torque Tools.
  • Bolt Tensioners to 295 tonnes (2950 kN) - 1500 Bar
  • All bolt tensioners adaptors and screw thread head to suit all applications
  • 1500 Bar Pressure Accessories
  • Electric Torque Tools.
  • Manual Norbar Torque Tools
  • Bespoke manufactured hydraulic jacks

Hydra-Capsule products and installation services are available on a contract basis for small to major projects – we offer site assistance, written method statements / safe systems of works with permit to load and reports.

Or alternatively, customers can buy or hire our full range of specialist jacks depending on your requirements.

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