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The team here at Ultra Torq wishes you and your family the very best of the holiday season. It’s hard to believe that 2018 is coming to a close. It seems like just yesterday we published our first blog of … Continue reading

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Every project has unique needs. For example, how do you choose between bolt tensioning and torquing? You need to consider your budget, the degree of accuracy required, and whether you need your bolt to be easy to control. This infographic … Continue reading

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  Orbital TIG welding requires a high level skill and experience to produce great results. But productivity and high quality welds are important, and even the most skilled and experienced manual welder sometimes falls short in the productivity category (because … Continue reading

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To achieve more productivity, orbital cutting tools will transform the way you operate. Orbital cutting tools are designed to improve accuracy, repeatability and productivity, which allows operators to work for longer periods of time. Ultra Torq carries AXXAIR orbital cutting … Continue reading

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Good quality tools should remain in calibration for a year or more. However, with regular use, your torque tools will fall out of calibration.   That doesn’ t mean they’re poor quality or your technicians are doing the job wrong … Continue reading

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8 ways to increase productivity in your manufacturing business Every increase in productivity for your manufacturing business translates to an increase in profits. Even if you think things work smoothly, there is almost always space for improvement. These 8 tips … Continue reading

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Pipeline safety is a priority for everybody *Thanks to Torq Comm for this valuable industry insight. Oil, gas and other fuels and chemicals crisscross the continent and beyond through a sprawling system of pipelines under the privy of various operators. … Continue reading

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Ultra Torq will be a proud exhibitor at FABTECH Canada 2018, the country’s leading metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event. We’ll be occupying Booth 1181 at the Toronto Congress Centre (South Building) from June 12 to 14, and we … Continue reading

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Safe hydraulic and pneumatic tool use on busy job sites Almost everyone working with tools has been hurt on the job or knows someone who was injured. Most safety incidents that occur while using hydraulic or pneumatic torque wrenches can … Continue reading

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How Does a Bolt Tensioner Work? Tension is the stretch or elongation of a bolt that provides the clamping force of a joint. A bolt and nut are designed to act together as the internal threaded fastener (nut) is tightened … Continue reading

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