Power Generation

Power Generation

Boltight has been at the forefront of hydraulic bolt tensioning for over a decade. Our tensioning tools provide fast, accurate and safe solutions to tighten and loosen multiple bolts simultaneously.

Boltight solutions for Power Generation

Our tools are light, practical and easy to use – so you can use them in any environment.

The equipment used within the power generation sector has to withstand enormous pressure and is often in environments which are extreme and hazardous. Significant investment in R&D is required to ensure the sector is resilient and manufacturing companies like Boltight, with its ever-evolving range of power generation bolt tensioning solutions, will play a key role in making that happen. 

We have extensive experience in the power generation market and understand your special requirements. We work closely with major OEMs, utility companies and service contractors to deliver cost effective bolt tensioning solutions for your applications.

Usage on gas turbines:

  • Tensioning casing half-joint
  • Tensioning valves
  • Tensioning rotor spindle bolts
  • Installation and tightening of the coupling bolts

Usage in nuclear sector:

  • Steam generator manways
  • Handholes
  • Access points
  • Pumps

Usage on steam turbines:

  • Tensioning high-pressure (HP) casing half-joints
  • Tensioning intermediate-pressure (IP) casing half-joints
  • Tops on/tops off work on turbine casings
  • Steam valves
  • Boiler feed pumps

Usage in hydroelectric and tidal power stations:

  • Turbines
  • Pumps  
  • Balance of plant
  • Rotors
  • Impellers
  • Valves
  • Couplings
  • Wind

We also offer standard and bespoke tensioners for wind turbine applications. 


Customized solutions

Over half our tools are bespoke, we can create the right tool for any challenge. Working with our customers from the power generation sector we have continuously developed new ways to deliver cost effective solutions for numerous bolting applications and if we don't have a standard tool for your challenege we'll make it - fast!