Tentec Supplies Bolt Tensioning Tools to Wind Turbine Gearbox Manufacturer


Tentec's bolt tensioning system for wind turbines has been purchased by wind turbine gearbox manufacturer, ZF INdustries, for use in its USA manufacturing plant.

West Midlands (I-Newswire) March 6, 2013 - A new wind turbine gearbox manufacturing plant in Gainesville, Georgia has purchased a Tentec M42 WTB bolt tensioner system for its production facility. ZF Industries opened its new factory in 2012 and manufactures the Atlas 1 wind turbine gearbox for Vestas.

The Tentec M42 Wind Turbine Tensioners provide the production engineers at the plant with the ability to quickly and accurately carry out bolting on the gearbox casings. Special lifting harnesses have been design to further speed up the operation as there are 60 bolts to be tensioned on each individual gearbox.

In addition to spring returned piston which greatly speeds up the operation, the other main advantage of the Tentec tools is that they are fitted with a spring-loaded device. This automatically engages the tensioner drive socket with the hexagon nut so the operation is completely transparent to the user and no time is wasted aligning the tensioner with the nut.

Tentec has recently produced new product literature that features these tensioners and this can be obtained by emailing Tentec at sales@tentec.net or it can be downloaded from the website at http://www.tentec.net/wtb-datasheet.php

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Further Details: Roy Sheldon. Tentec Ltd. Plymouth House. Guns Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 9HS. UK Tel: + 44 (0) 121 524 1990 Fax: + 44 (0) 121 524 1999
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About Tentec Ltd

Tentec design, manufacture and market innovative bolt tightening equipment. As an innovative produce   More..r of bolt tightening equipment all tools are produced with a high level of focus on quality and safety. The company has Lloyds quality approvals to ISO 9001. ISO 14001 & BS OHSHS 18001. The bolt tensioning products are designed to suit diverse applications in varied working environments throughout the industrialized world and many unique features are incorporated into the products to ensure that they are simple, reliable and safe.Less..

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Tentec Ltd
Paul Egginton
Plymouth House
West Bromwich
B70 9HS
Phone : + 44 (0) 121 524 199

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