Hydraulic Torque and Tension Bolted Connection Techniques

Target audience:

The course is targeted at candidates who have no previous experience of hydraulic systems, but may also be used to up skill candidates who have some knowledge but not of their application in a wind turbine.

The aim of the course:

The aim of the Hydraulic Torque and Tension Bolted Connection Techniques course is to give the Delegates the knowledge and skills to carry out maintenance job where bolt connections are applicable (supervised by an experienced technician), using safe working procedures, tools and the correct PPE.

Course content:

  • Introduction
  • Bolt torquing. Fundamentals of torque tension and coefficient of friction testing
  • Bolted joints tighten by hydraulic tools
  • Hydraulic hoses and fittings
  • Class Society requirements regarding the manufacture and maintenance of hydraulic tools
  • Hydraulic torque wrench
  • Practice – Hydraulic Torque Connection Techniques
  • Practice – Familiarization and exercises with a particular Hydraulic Torque wrench to be used on WTG
  • Examination