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RotaBolt fastener integrity for riser clamps in the Danish North Sea

RotaBolt technology is performing a vital role in the Valdemar and Roar Gas Lift projects for Maersk Oil in the Tyra field, on the Danish Continental Shelf about 250km offshore from Esbjerg, Denmark. In 2014 Maersk awarded TechnipFMC an installation contract for the gas lift projects. The aim was to improve production volume – which had[…]

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Nobelwind Wind Farm

The Nobelwind offshore wind farm is being developed by Nobelwind NV, a joint venture of Parkwind, Sumitomo and Meewind. Belgium based marine construction experts Jan de Nul Group, secured the contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of 51 monopile foundations for the 50 wind turbines. Located on the Bligh Bank 46km off the[…]

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RotaBolts on Piling Hammer

BSP International Foundations Ltd has fitted RotaBolt measurement fasteners to the largest hydraulic piling hammer that it manufactures. The hammer, which has a 40 tonne drop weight, has been operating on a site in Venezuela for the past year and has been trouble free. The company has subsequently fitted RotaBolts on another two smaller 20[…]

Innovation Award

RotaBolt-TD Wins Innovation Award

The RotaBolt-TD system, the first in the world to offer remote wireless monitoring of bolted joint integrity, has won the Innovation Award in an annual competition celebrating business success across the West Midlands. The awards, run by the Express and Star newspaper, showcase the best of the area’s businesses and highlight the business acumen and[…]

Siemens Competency Training in RotaBolt Technology

Siemens Competency Training in RotaBolt Technology

Siemens has recently put a team of 8 maintenance engineers from its Energy ADGT (Aero Derivative Gas Turbine) division through a pilot training course at James Walker RotaBolt in the U.K. The 8 engineers are part of a 350 strong global team who are responsible for the maintenance of 200 Rolls-Royce Aero derivative Gas Turbine[…]

Investing in Skills and Production

Investing in Skills and Production

James Walker RotaBolt is continuing to invest heavily in its future success. It has recently taken on the company’s first apprentices as well as installing two highly specialist CNC turning machines which will further enhance its production capabilities. Jake Brown and Dan Dawes will be spending the next four years on a tailor made training[…]

First Wireless Remote Monitoring System for Bolted Joints

First Wireless Remote Monitoring System for Bolted Joints

The first system in the world to offer true remote, wireless monitoring of bolted joint integrity has been launched by James Walker RotaBolt in partnership with Transmission Dynamics. The RotaBolt-TD system monitors and wirelessly reports in-service bolt tension, and can even issue ‘tension-loss alarms’ via email or SMS direct to stakeholders. It has the potential[…]

30 Years of Integrity

30 Years of Integrity

A large wind tunnel fan which uses RotaBolt measurement fasteners to secure its main rotor blades to a central hub has clocked up nearly 30 years of trouble- free service at an automotive vehicle testing centre in Russia. The fan was constructed in 1984 and entered full service in 1986 but it wasn’t until this[…]