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Hydratight Completes Intricate Project in Brazil
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Hydratight Completes Intricate Project in Brazil

Global joint integrity specialist Hydratight has completed an intricate major contract using its unique mechanical connector (previously known as MORGRIP) to solve corrosion problems on an oil platform off the coast of Brazil. Nine separate leaks in high-alloy, thin-wall duplex and super-duplex stainless steel pipelines had previously been repaired temporarily with standard split-sleeve clamps,...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Hydratight Extends On-Site Machining Range

Market-leading joint integrity specialist Hydratight has extended its on-site machining catalogue with the launch of several new multi-unit tool ranges. The expanded powered-tool range is now widely available for sale or rental throughout the US, as well as in Canada and South America, and includes flange facing tools, orbital milling machines, portable tapping and drilling, hot-tapping machines,...

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Emergency Pipeline Repair Program ensures constant readiness.
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Emergency Pipeline Repair Program ensures constant readiness.

To offer better disaster planning and contingency services to operators and contractors, Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS) program ensures high-priority treatment, accelerated delivery of required Morgrip mechanical connector, and expert installation assistance. Members also get advance knowledge of likely cost of instituting full repair. Once assessment of needs is completed, service...

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Hydratight Supplies Multi-Unit Tensioning System to Maanshan
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Hydratight Supplies Multi-Unit Tensioning System to Maanshan

WHEN engineers at the Maanshan nuclear plant in Taiwan needed to replace their Biach RPV stud tensioning system, they returned to the Hydratight company whose products they had known and trusted for years. The Biach RPV tensioning system was supplied as part of the turnkey package when the plant - one of four in Taiwan - came online in the early 90s. Though it had given exemplary service for 20...

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Hydraulic Power Units come in electric and diesel models.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hydraulic Power Units come in electric and diesel models.

Made from 2 in. steel tube, Hydraulic Power Units come in 10 and 20 hp electric models with variable frequency drive, which maintains flow rate regardless of load. Ten horsepower model offers 3-9 gpm at 1,800 psi, while 20 hp model doubles flow at same pressure. Supplying up to 12 gpm at 1,900 psi, portable 19 hp diesel model features electric-start engine with 5 gal fuel tank that allows almost...

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Hydratight Takes NASA to Great Heights
Agricultural & Farming Products

Hydratight Takes NASA to Great Heights

HYDRATIGHT engineers have helped NASA's rocket launches fly straight and true. Machining services specialists at Hydratight were asked to help prepare launch facilities for NASA operations. Technicians were asked to undertake critical milling and boringwork to keep two giant launch pads precisely horizontal - to tolerances of no more than 0.015in across six mounting points. A laser system was...

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GeniSYS 220CNC: Remarkable Performance, Great Results
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

GeniSYS 220CNC: Remarkable Performance, Great Results

GLOBAL bolting and engineering solutions company Hydratight has won new admirers in Asia Pacific for its remarkable 3D mobile milling machine, the GeniSYS 220CNC. Hydratight saved major chemicals and manufacturing company, Huntsman, a considerable amount of time and money by using the computercontrolled, high-accuracy tool to repair a large reactor vessel flange in-situ. Hydratight Singapore was...

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Statoil Puts Hydratight in the Frame
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Statoil Puts Hydratight in the Frame

GLOBAL engineering services company Hydratight has signed an agreement with energy company Statoil for North Sea operations with a potential value of USD 35 million with options. Hydratight, a world leader in its field, will offer bolt-tensioning and other specialist maintenance services covering several Statoil facilities both on the Norwegian continental shelf and onshore. Hydratight's services...

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Self-Contained Tensioner Eases Pressure
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Self-Contained Tensioner Eases Pressure

The remarkable Biach SCT tensioner from Hydratight brings greater safety, reduced manpower and shorter downtime to a critical task. The advanced reactor pressure vessel stud tensioner, the SCT, is a unique self-contained unit - needing only a power source, no hydraulic connections or remote pump-control unit or operator. In live tests, the SCT has reduced typical tensioning time from up to four...

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Software

New Look Bolt-Up- a Calculated Success

Calculating torque and tension figures for a huge range of bolted joints gets a lot easier this month - with the relaunch of Hydratight's updated Bolt-Up online service. Bolt-Up (www.boltup.com) is the free version of Hydratight's industry-leading Informate software suite which features Informate Professional, the long established advanced calculation package and Informate Connect Hydratight's...

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Company News

Hydratight Gains MASE Certification

Global joint integrity specialist Hydratight has gained full MASE certification in France, meaning the company can now work directly as a certified contractor. MASE is a France-only certification system formulated by chemical, oil and gas industries for contractors, to ensure safe working and consistent working standards. The MASE framework is generally equivalent to the Safety Contractor...

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Hydratight Wins Downsteam Summit Award

Hydratight senior European staff Alain Wald and Paul Holland attended a major summit on issues facing the downstream industry - and came home with a special award. The company joined 20 solutions providers, and delegates from operators such as Exxon Mobil, Lukoil, Gazprom, Statoil and Total at Next Generation 2012 - Downstream Summit Europe in Scotland. During the three-day event Hydratight and...

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Hydratight Completes Intricate Project in Brazil
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Hydratight Completes Intricate Project in Brazil

Global joint integrity specialist Hydratight has completed an intricate major contract using its unique mechanical connector (previously known as MORGRIP) to solve corrosion problems on an oil platform off the coast of Brazil. Nine separate leaks in high-alloy, thin-wall duplex and super-duplex stainless steel pipelines had previously been repaired temporarily with standard split-sleeve clamps,...

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Hydratight Achieves International Recognition for Safety and Quality

Hydratight KSA in Dammam and Jubail have achieved the internationally-recognised OHSAS 18001 (for health and safety management) and ISO 9001 (for quality management) - the first of the global joint integrity specialist's Middle East facilities to do so. The certification comes after a rigorous independent audit covering all aspects of the company's procedures, including safety organisation,...

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1,000,000 Reasons Why Hydratight Is The Safe Choice

Global joint integrity and engineering services company Hydratight has reached an astonishing milestone for any business. The company's Western region - North and South America - has achieved over a MILLION hours of work in 2011-12 without a single lost time injury - despite working in mining, oil and gas, nuclear maintenance and other dangerous fields. The result is a testament to the company's...

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People in the News

Hydratight Announces Global Appointments

Global joint integrity specialist, Hydratight has made a number of appointments to its global team. Adriano Bersanelli has been appointed as Hydratight's global procurement leader. Adriano, whose previous experience includes senior management positions in companies such as ASPEL Group, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, FN Herstal and Thermo King, will co-operate closely with Hydratight's sister...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Hydratight Extends On-Site Machining Range

Market-leading joint integrity specialist Hydratight has extended its on-site machining catalogue with the launch of several new multi-unit tool ranges. The expanded powered-tool range is now widely available for sale or rental throughout the US, as well as in Canada and South America, and includes flange facing tools, orbital milling machines, portable tapping and drilling, hot-tapping machines,...

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Hydratight:Training Powerhouse

Hydratight's expertise in joint integrity is making the company the go-to powerhouse in training. Since the courses were introduced at the end of 2011 hundreds of trainees have undertaken the company's new ECITB-approved training courses in mechanical joint integrity. Hydratight's three centres also delivered over 50 per cent of the technical testing involved in the revised courses. The ECITB's...

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Hydratight Gears up to Meet Increasing Demand

HYDRATIGHT'S Asia Pacific operation is making major structural changes to meet the region's accelerating demand for its expertise. The company has grown significantly in the past two years - and expects to double in size every three years, to keep pace with demand for its core jointintegrity expertise. Demand is rising across the region: emerging industrial sectors are prime users of our...

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People in the News

Hydratight Expands Global Team

In its continuous efforts to improve service, Hydratight announces the appointment of a global operations and supply chain leader. Vincent Parmentier (pictured) assumes direct responsibility for all three global regions, and work closely with the regional business leaders. His role will be to oversee and create global standards, key performance indicators, and evaluate system to deliver one...

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