Brisbane, Gladstone & Australia-wide
One of the products we’ve developed for our clients is an Inspection, Assembly and Tightening of Bolted Flanged Connections Awareness course.
This course provides workers with the skills, ability and job knowledge in specialist critical bolting. It demonstrates aspects of hazards, health and safety, guidance and practical exercises for safe use and best work practice
Our training is conducted by Certificate IV Qualified Trainer and Assessor with over 35 years of practical industry experience. The Inspection, Assembly and Tightening of Bolted Flanged Connections Awareness course consists of:
Training courses are available at all BLJ In-situ Solutions locations (Brisbane and Gladstone workshops) as well as all client’s premises on request. We are available to conduct the course in any state across Australia.
The course content can be modified if you require specific topics to be covered for your projects or workplace requirements. The course is capped at 10 participants per day, with a minimum of 6 participants required for the course to be run.
For a full overview of the course content, please click on the button below to download our Inspection, Assembly and Tightening of Bolted Flanged Connections Awareness course structure.
If you have any queries regarding the course or would like us to prepare a specific program to meet your requirements, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the friendly BLJ team of bolting experts on 07 3245 2203 or complete the form below.
BLJ In-Situ Solutions carry a large range of Flogging Spanners from 1-1/16″ all the way through to 5-3/4″
BLJ In-situ Solutions has available for hire Hydraulic Hand Pumps used in conjunction with BLJ In-situ Solutions bolt tensioning tools and equipment, capable of 1500 bar (21,750 PSI) operating pressures. All tensioner equipment comes fitted with CEJN Quick connect fittings, using AW 46 oil, inspected regularly and calibrated to Australian Standards meeting all safety requirements.
Our high pressure, flexible hydraulic hoses are manufactured from multi-spiral reinforced ply steel with a clear PVC cover for additional operator protection and resistance against abrasion and corrosion, designed for use with all 1500 bar hydraulic tensioning tools and equipment, all fitted with Quick-connect couplings for fast and clean operation.
Large number of hoses available. All items are inspected regularly, meeting all safety requirements, 1500 bar working pressures & Minimum burst pressures of 3750 bar.
Each torque pump is contained in a roll cage with high flow filter, regulator, lubricator and is supplied with a dual non-conductive high pressure 15′ hose with quick-connect couplers and 12′ remote control. Pressure Torque Settings adjustable via a Relief Valve. Powerful 4HP industrial air motor runs on 50cfm/90PSI. Capable of pressures up to 10,000PSI. All Torquing equipment comes fitted with CEJN Quick connect fittings, using AW 46 oil, inspected regularly and calibrated to Australian Standards meeting all safety requirements.
BLJ In-situ Solutions has available for hire a large selection of Imperial & Metric Impact Sockets to suit all applications.
Covering 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″, 1-1/2″ & 2-1/2″ Square Drives in long and short series sockets with adaptors and extensions also available to suit any size square drive.
All nutsplitters are fitted with a single acting, spring return, hydraulic cylinder that requires only one hose to be connected to the pump unit (Hose & Pump available for hire). There are four cylinder sizes covering a large range of nut splitter heads. All hydraulic cylinders are rated at 20,000 psi (1400 bar) maximum working pressure. Nut Splitters and hoses are fitted with quick connect/disconnect self-sealing couplings. Head ranges from 3/4″ all the way through to 5-3/8″ depending on application.
BLJ In-situ Solutions has available for hire a wide range of Hand Torque Wrenches in 3/4″, 1/2″ & 1″ Square drives (various adaptors available to suit any size Square Drive). With torque range from 100Nm all the way through to 1500Nm. All Hand Torque Wrench calibration is conducted by an external authority and the results are directly traceable to national standards.
An industrial tool available in a variety of mechanical and hydraulic spreading tools for the separation of stubborn joints for inspection, maintenance and decommissioning operations and allow the spreading of flanges with an access gap of 6 mm (0.24”) or greater. Stepped Blocks are to be used in a joint with a larger gap, and can be used to open a joint further with less penetration. Our Flange Spreaders are capable of spreading forces from 9.4T to 15.5T.
Mechanical Spreader Kits Include: 1 x Wedgehead, 2 x Stepped Blocks, 1 x Wrench with 22 mm Socket, 1 x Safety Block.
Hydraulic Spreader Kits Include: 1 x Wedgehead, 2 x Stepped Blocks, 1 x 10,000 psi (700 bar) Integral Hydraulic Pump/Cylinder, 1 x Safety Block, 1 x Carry-Strap
Designed for installing and removing bolts having minimal wrench clearance requiring precise high torque during bolt makeup and maximum torque for bolt breakdown. Depending on your application, our selection of Hydraulic Torque Wrenches are available in a variety of Square Drives for use with any sized Socket as well as a large selection of attachable “Cassettes” from 1-7/16″ all the way through to 5-3/8″ and up to 38,000 Nm capacity. Used in conjuction with our Torque Pumps & hoses, also available for hire. All Hydraulic Torque Wrench calibration is conducted by an external authority and the results are directly traceable to national standards.
TX Hydraulic Torque Wrench Data Sheet
TU Hydraulic Torque Wrench Data Sheet
RSL Hydraulic Torque Wrench Data Sheet
We stock a variety of Nut Runners with up to 6,000 ft.lbs torque capacity. Various size Square Drives and Reaction Arms available to suit all applications.
All Nut Runners are non-impacting and unlike impact wrenches apply a smooth continuous torque eliminating destructive hammering and reducing operator strain and increasing productivity, some with the added advantage of an automatic two speed gearbox allowing for faster rundown. All pneumatic tools are supplied with reaction arm, 3M hose, Filter/Regulator/Lubricator in an easy to carry tool holder.
Available Nut Runners: 350SL, 550SL, 800SN, 10GX, 25GX, 34GX, 50DX & 60DX.
Bolt Tensioners capable of 1500 bar operating pressures. Each tool comprises of a hydraulic cylinder, bridge, puller and socket. Interchangeable adaptor kits fit common hydraulic cylinders to enable the tightening of multiple bolt sizes. Used in conjunction with Bolt tensioning tools and equipment.
Also available are our TSR (Spring Return) tensioners, providing automatic piston retraction after depressurising the system at the end of the tensioning sequence, this ensures the tools are ready for the next operational sequence of tensioning.
All tensioner equipment comes fitted with CEJN Quick connect fittings.
We stock Bolt Tensioners to cover 1″ to 4” diameter bolts, available in Standard & various Oversized sizes.
Variety of Mechanical, Hydraulic & Hand-held Flange Aligners available.
Flange Alignment tools can be used to align or re-align flange joints during pipework construction, commissioning or during routine maintenance. Usually tool is attached to the flange joint where misalignment is at its greatest and then used to push and pull the flanges into correct alignment. Flange alignment tools are developed to rectify twist and rotational misalignment without additional stress in pipelines. Hydraulic cylinders, jacks and lifting wedges can also be used to assist in positioning and aligning.
Flange Alignment tools available for hire from 125kg, 3.3T, 4T, 6T & 9T.
Air driven pumps mounted in a compact tubular steel carrying frame capable of 1500 bar operating pressures, used in conjunction with BLJ In-situ Solutions Bolt tensioning tools and equipment. All tensioner equipment comes fitted with CEJN Quick connect fittings, using AW 46 oil, inspected regularly and calibrated to Australian Standards meeting all safety requirements.
Taking your field equipment to the machine shop is not always feasible. This is why BLJ In-Situ Solutions offers its range of On-Site Machining solutions. With a large selection of Air driven portable Flange Facing equipment, to machine sizes from 0 to 1.8 meters in diameter, available to carry out machine shop operations without the need to remove the plant item, consistently achieving tolerances and finishes that were once thought to be only achievable at an engineering or machine shop. Whatever the work environment or situation, BLJ In-situ Solutions can offer up a machining solution to meet your required application.
All BLJ In-situ Solutions Flange Facing Machines are supplied with tooling and equipment required to setup and operate.
Machines available for hire – please peruse the specs below;
0″ – 8″ Flange Facer MM200e Specs
0″ – 12″ Flange Facer MM300e Specs
0″ – 12″ Flange Facer FF1200 Specs
1.5″ – 12″ Flange Facer 203B-FF Specs
2″ – 24″ Flange Facer MM610i Specs
3″ – 21″ Flange Facer AX321 Specs
6″ – 34″ Flange Facer MM860i Specs
6″ – 40″ Flange Facer MM1000i Specs
14″ – 45″ Flange Facer AX1445 Specs
12″ – 60″ Flange Facer MM1500i Specs
28″ – 72″ Flange Facer SX2872 Specs
Also known as Split Frame Clamshells, Pipe Cutting & Weld Prep Machines come in a variety of sizes available for 4″ to 60″ diameter pipe.
Air driven Pipe cutting & weld prepping Machines. 4” to 60” pipe diameter pipe cutting and prepping equipment is available. This enables from small diameter pipes right up to large diameter vessels to be cut and prepped in-situ. The split frame machines are portable pipe lathes designed to simultaneously sever and bevel inline pipe, plus form an angle bevel as they cut. The frame is split for easy installation on in-line pipe. The tool bits automatically feed into the work piece with each rotation of the clamshell to assure a smooth precise finish. Swivel Counter Boring Head attachment also available for hire. All BLJ In-situ Solutions machines are supplied with tooling and equipment required to setup and operate.
Journal turning is machining the outside diameter of a shaft to bring it within the desired specification for concentricity, surface finish and circularity tolerance. A precision machining tool that performs accurate and consistent machining of bearing journals and other round surfaces.
The rugged and dependable Portable Lathe is a precision machine tool engineered to re-turn large shafts and roll journals by bolting directly to the end of the workpiece and rotating around the shaft. Simply remove the gear or bearing to expose the end of the shaft. Adjusting screws allow accurate centering and alignment even if the shaft face is no longer square.
Equipment for Journal (Shaft) Turning available from 4″ to 11.25” diameter. All BLJ In-situ Solutions machines are supplied with tooling and equipment required to setup and operate.
The QuickFacer weighs only 6.8kg and is manually driven. The QuickFace has 2.8” of travel, mounts in diameters from 0.96” to 6.21”, and faces diameters from 0.96″ to 12”. All BLJ In-situ Solutions machines are supplied with tooling and equipment required to setup and operate.
Keyway milling is the cutting of a keyway along the axis of the cylindrical surface of shafts or other items. Our portable Keyway milling machines allow us to cut new or re-cut worn keyways in shafts as little as 3/4 inch (19mm) up to 24 inches (610mm) outside diameter. We also have available a side-shift Key Milling machine which is for extra wide keyway milling which can be either bench mounted or mounted to shafts 8 inches to 24 inches in diameter. All BLJ In-situ Solutions machines are supplied with tooling and equipment required to setup and operate.
BLJ In-Situ Solutions has available a broad selection of Magnetic Base Drills which can be used with a wide variety of tooling including annular cutters, twist drills, Morse taper attachments, taps, reamers, and counter sinks all of which are also available for hire/use. All BLJ In-situ Solutions machines are supplied with tooling and equipment required to setup and operate.
Spot Facing & Machining of Fin Fan Cooler plugs.
Pneumatic machine used for the spot facing of gasket seats on Fin Fan cooler plugs from sizes 1-1/8″ to 1-7/8″.
Equipped with a cutter head and special locking system, machine locks directly into plug thread, to suit your application.
BLJ machines come equipped with all tools required to setup and operate.
Australian Engineering and Utilities Company
Our client requested in-situ machining services of highly corroded gasket sealing faces on 600 x 150 outlet flanges at one of Queensland’s largest wastewater pump stations at a depth of 30m.
BLJ sent two technicians with a portable Mirage MM1000i flange facing machine
Work was completed under the estimated timeframe allowed, and the pump replacement was able to proceed ahead of schedule.