- Direct employees
- Turnover (reported)
- Regional Markets
- Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, North America, South America
- Nuclear Contracting Tiers
- Tier 1: Technology Vendor including Reactor, Turbine, Major Civil, Mechanical & Electrical
Tier 3: Original Equipment Manufacturing Organisations
Tier 4: Sub-component Suppliers/Distributors
Tier 5: Processors & Fabricators
F4N Case Studies
Manufacturer of special fasteners to drawings, in exotic materials, with additional testing.
Established in 1991, Hydrobolt is the UK market leader specialising in manufacturing high integrity fasteners for the energy industries. The types of fasteners Hydrobolt manufactures are special due to:
- unusual dimensions
- working to drawings
- special threads
- testing to customer and industry specs
- specific manufacturing methods (thread rolling, hot forging, CNC turning/milling...)
- documentation requirements
Key strengths include:
- right-first time attitude
- product integrity
- fully equipped in-house machine shop
- c.£5m inventory
- fully integrated ERP system
- industry experience and technical knowledge
Typical materials include Inconel (625, 718, 725, 800, 925...), Monel, Hastelloy, Ni Ali Bronze, Super Duplex, CrMoV high temp creep resistant steels, stainless steels (304, 316, 410, 630 17/4pH), 660....and often the material requires additional testing such as NDT or impacts at certain temperatures.
Products and Services
|Fasteners and Bolting - High Integrity||Subseas and Offshore|
|Fasteners and Bolting - High Integrity||Petrochemical & Refining|
|Fasteners and Bolting - High Integrity||Oil & Gas including LNG|
|Fasteners and Bolting - High Integrity||Nuclear Defence - Naval Marine|
|Fasteners and Bolting - High Integrity||Nuclear Civil|
Studbolt manufacturing and stockist
Pipe fittings and flanges.
|5 Axis Milling||Min:||-||-||-||N/A|
|Horizontal Milling (CNC)||Min:||-||-||-||N/A|
|Horizontal Turning (CNC)||Min:||-||-||-||N/A|
Inspection / Testing
- CMM machines
- Non destructive testing - Magnetic Partical
- Non destructive testing - Ultrasonic
- Proof Load Testing
- Temperature controlled facility for inspection
- CAD Design - 3D
M180 studs X 4 mtrs long
Large double ended studs in CrMoV steel.
Pressure Vessel Fasteners
Collar bolts for use in a pressure vessel on a nuclear power plant.
Large high temperature creep resisting studs for EDF Nuclear.