Structural Bolting Inspection

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An eight-hour seminar on the inspection of structural bolting under the RCSC Specification for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts and the AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings

8 hours, $ 290.00

Bolting materials

      • Bolts, nuts, washers, direct tension indicators
      • Fastener coatings
      • Fastener quality and testing
      • Product packaging and identification
      • Certifications

Bolted joints

      • Snug tight, pretensioned, slip-critical
      • Faying surfaces
      • Bolt holes
      • Washers and other connection details

Protected storage and lubrication

Torque-tension relationships

Snug tight installation

Pretensioning and observation

      • Pre-Installation verification testing
      • Turn-of-nut method
      • Twist-off bolt method
      • Direct tension indicator method
      • Calibrated wrench method

Arbitration of disputes

Additional requirements for bridge bolting

      • Rotational capacity testing
      • Torque inspections