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[CASE STUDY] Power Generation and Turbine Maintenance

For this case study, we’re heading to Florida, where our client – a combined cycle power plant – needed hydraulic torque wrenches.

They also needed the wrenches right away, and Maxpro could deliver.

“We turned it around in hours,” said company president Tom Macey. “That’s the beauty of UPS and FedEx. We ship a lot of stuff overnight.”

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Preventative Maintenance, Industrial bolting tools, hydraulic torque wrench

[CASE STUDY] Hydraulic Torque Tools Used In Refinery Plant Turnaround

The old saying goes: “Time is money, and money is time.” This is certainly true for refinery and petrochemical plant shut downs, both scheduled and unscheduled.

Hydraulic torque wrenches are widely used during these times that refiners are “off line” for maintenance and upgrades. These wrenches can weigh anywhere from 10 to 80 lbs., which left one of Maxpro’s clients – an industrial contractor working for a petrochemical company in Delaware -- with a dilemma: They needed to have the wrenches calibrated, but the cost & time of packing and shipping 30 hydraulic torque wrenches from Delaware to our lab in Horsham would be too high.

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Torque Wrenches, Industrial bolting tools

Safety Tips for the Industrial Construction Industry

Between ladders and scaffolding, heavy equipment and chemical and electrical hazards, an industrial construction site can be a dangerous place to work.

Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make your workplace safer. Read on to learn more about industrial construction worker safety.

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Torque Wrenches, Industrial bolting tools

The Top 5 Reasons Why Nuts and Bolts Come Loose

Industrial bolts are used in various applications and environments, and feature an advantage that isn’t present in other fastening methods: they can be loosened as needed.

But with this advantage comes a problem: nuts and bolts can come loose without warning. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the ways that can happen.

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Industrial bolting tools, bolt failure, bolt tightening