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 the year, which looked at torque tool care and regular maintenance. We’ve enjoyed sharing performance … Continue reading Happy Holidays. Recapping 2018 at Ultra Torq
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 will explain the core differences between tension and torque, and when to choose one over … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Tensioning and Torquing?
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 of the precise nature of the work). Automated welding with Axxair welding equipment offers an … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Choose Automated Orbital TIG Welding
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 products, which are high quality pipe fabrication tools guaranteed to deliver precision time and again. … Continue reading 4 Orbital Cutting Tools You Need to Know About
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 – it’s just the nature of the tool. However, if you continue using a tool … Continue reading How Often Do Torque Tools Need Calibrating
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 can have a huge impact on productivity in your business. Don’t skip tool maintenance The … Continue reading 8 Ways to Increase Productivity in Your Manufacturing Business
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. The PHMSA (Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) is responsible for safety during the transportation … Continue reading Pipeline Safety is a Priority for Everybody
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 certainly hope to see you. This year, we’ll be focusing on two of the top … Continue reading Ultra Torq Will Be Attending FABTECH Canada: June 12, 13, and 14
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 be prevented through proper handling of the equipment, preventative maintenance, and annual safety training. Where … Continue reading Safe Hydraulic and Pneumatic Tool Use on Busy Job Sites
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 onto the externally threaded fastener (bolt). How does a bolt tensioner work? It stretches the … Continue reading How Does a Bolt Tensioner Work?