Norbar Case Study

CS-25 Oil & Gas: Origin – Technofast Case Study

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Site

 Origin – Darling Downs Metering Station

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Original Set-Up

One cassette style torque wrench

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Issues Experienced

  • Very time consuming
  • OH&S concerns with pinch points
  • Difficult to use
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Installation Time

Old Method = 3-4 hours (2 personnel)
New Method =
1 hour (2 personnel)

Time Saving = 2 hours

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Application

Tensioning of Standard pipe flanges

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Technofast Product Used

EziTite® Hydraulic Bolts

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Benefits Experienced

  • Easy installation and handling
  • Can be operated with the need for operator to be in the area
  • Minimal physical excursion required
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Feedback Recieved

“I was very impressed at the speed in which the entire flange was tensioned and the accuracy, we had difficulty achieving this much accuracy in the past with the old method.”
– Site Supervisor

Application Pictures

IBS Rope being tensioned with EziTite IBS EziTite hydraulic Nuts

EziJac Bolt Tensioner installed on 50% of flange studs ready for pressurisation.

IBS Rope being tensioned with EziTite IBS EziTite hydraulic Nuts

Flange tensioned and ready for service.

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