Lincoln, Mont.-based Wind Turbine Tools Inc., the U.S. representative for Tentec's new Aero range of bolt tensioning equipment, has placed an order worth approximately $500,000 with the U.K.-based manufacturer.
The Tentec Aero range comprises bolt-tensioning tools suitable for a complete wind turbine bolting installation or maintenance programs on many different types and models of wind turbines. The products are manufactured from aircraft-quality, high-strength tensile steel, are compact and lightweight for ease of handling and feature a unique patent applied for fail-safe device in the unlikely event of a component failure, according to the company.
By placing this order, the company now has substantial stock levels and is able to respond immediately to customers. Wind Turbine Tools is currently the only company able to offer 24-hour response and delivery.