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WASHINGTON — A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identifies strategies for improving the reliability of bolts used in offshore oil and gas drilling rigs, thereby reducing the risk that a bolt failure could cause a spill of oil, drilling fluids, or natural gas into the environment. Although the oil […]
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Subsea Bolting News Alert The last few weeks have seen a flurry of information released by BSEE (the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement) regarding issues related to Bolting failures in subsea Oil & Gas equipment. This newly published information (available at www.bsee.gov/bolts) includes: 1) Letters exchanged between the BSEE Director and the President of […]
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U.S. Bolt specializes in hot forged, engineered Bolting for use in critical service applications, including API 20E. Our in-house tool and die shop creates special geometry, closed die tooling for use in bolt/screw head forming, including large 12 point flange, hex flange, heavy hex head and hex socket configurations. We also forge large diameter nuts […]
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ASTM International Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys has honored Lester Burgess, director of quality and technical services at TSP/U.S. Bolt Manufacturing in Houston, Texas, with its most prestigious award. The A01 Founding Committee Award is presented to members who have marked leadership in technical, administrative, or special activities of Committee A01 […]
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