Ultrasonic bolt tension testing is a highly accurate method of determining what bolt tension tightening methods are really achieving. Torque figures are at best an estimate and don’t provide any data. Ultrasonic Bolt Tension Testing also detects any defects in used or new bolts.
Grinding mills, for instance, are massive capital-cost equipment that require proper maintenance to ensure their performance and operation. However, once they halt performing for whatever reason, this leads to significant loss in revenue. The length of time required to get it back on operation can take several hours, days, or even weeks, depending on the severity of damage.