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Enerpac releases UltraSlim torque wrenches for confined spaces

Enerpac (A Division of Actuant Corp) announces the availability of the new UltraSlim torque wrenches for
narrow access bolting applications.

Introduced by the global professional
bolting technologies leader, the compact and durable UltraSlim torque wrenches provide
a robust, high-performance bolting solution in tight spaces that may not
accommodate standard tools.

UltraSlim torque wrenches are
designed for general limited access applications in industries such as
construction and infrastructure, specifically the oil and gas, mining, energy and
marine infrastructure sectors including onshore and offshore drilling rigs and
blowout preventers.

Designed to complement Enerpac’s
globally proven W hexagon and S square drive torque wrenches, the new UltraSlim
torque wrenches feature a tapered design, narrow radius and top-mounted handle
to help facilitate access to very tight spaces. The new UltraSlim range
combines premium grade components with enhanced tool geometry to provide
bolting professionals with one of the toughest and most durable narrow access
solutions on the market.

Key features and benefits of the
new UltraSlim torque wrenches include easy mounting over bolts in narrow access
applications; superior accuracy with ±3 percent across the full stroke; fast
release drive unit enabling easy exchange of cassettes with no tools required;
UltraSlim cassette 12 point socket design allowing twice as many positioning
points on a nut or bolt, compared with the typical 6 point socket; new top-mounted
straight handle facilitating safe and easy access to hard-to-reach fasteners;
and optional angled handle also available on request to accommodate diverse

Kurt Huber, Global Product
Manager – Bolting, Enerpac explains that the new UltraSlim torque wrenches
improve safety, provide more uptime and last longer than any competitive
slimline torque wrench. The compact design, exceptional accuracy and superior
durability help the UltraSlim torque wrenches meet Enerpac customers’ needs in
performing narrow access bolting applications while ensuring high quality

All UltraSlim torque wrenches
are CE-ATEX declared for use in explosive environments, and shipped complete
with a calibration certificate, helping to ensure accuracy and traceability.

The first of the UltraSlim
ranges to be introduced, the W4000 series, covers AF nut sizes from 55mm to
75mm, providing a solution for precision tightening and loosening where
standard low profile tools won’t fit due to bolt height or nut-to-wall

Enerpac National Bolting Manager
Mr Pat Molloy comments that the new UltraSlim is expected to excel in the
assembly, disassembly and maintenance of oil and gas drilling rigs and also the
blowout preventers found on every such rig. 

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