TCB Reaction Bar

TCB Reaction Bar

One of the most frequently asked questions is ‘can you undo a TCB once it has been fully installed?’ In simple terms, yes you can. You can undo a TCB bolt in a conventional way with a large spanner or you can use the TCB reaction bar which is specially designed for this purpose. This

SCI Steel Construction Day 2022

SCI Steel Construction Day 2022

  Tension Control Bolts Ltd was pleased to exhibit at the SCI Steel Construction Day 2022. This year the event was held at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in London and the theme focused on how getting the joints and connections right is critical to save ‘carbon’ and avoid failures. After two years of the

TCB Hong Kong

TCB Hong Kong

A very warm welcome was extended to long standing TCB distributor in Hong Kong JAM Bolts. Father and son Francis & Simon Pang spent the day at TCB HQ in Wrexham on 27 October having not been able to travel for the last 2 years. JAM Bolt, part of Po Wah Metal Co. Ltd, has

TCB donation to the wonderful Kids Cancer Charity

TCB donation to the wonderful Kids Cancer Charity

Tim Stokes, TCB Managing Director, called in with a cheque to surprise Fay Marie Jeans, the Corporate Fundraising Office of the long established Kids Cancer Charity based in Cardiff. TCB have been supporting the charity for a number of years which enables families with children diagnosed with cancer to escape for a special weeks holiday

SCI Steel Construction Day 2022

SCI Steel Construction Day 2022

Tension Control Bolts Ltd will be exhibiting at SCI Steel Construction Day on Tuesday 1st November 2022, held at 1 Birdcage Walk, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London. After two years of the annual event being held online, the SCI Steel Day returns in-person and will feature numerous talks and presentations from industry experts. The series

Tension Control Bolts Ltd at WindEnergy Hamburg

Tension Control Bolts Ltd at WindEnergy Hamburg

Tension Control Bolts Ltd will be exhibiting at the WindEnergy Hamburg conference and exhibition, which takes place 26 – 29 September 2022. Please come and join us in Hall B6 Stand 543 . Tension Control Bolts Ltd is at the forefront of innovation in the wind energy sector providing the highest quality calibrated preloaded bolting assemblies.

Greenkote Corrosion Rate in a C5 Environment Revealed

Greenkote Corrosion Rate in a C5 Environment Revealed

TCB Ltd is pleased to share the results from an independent test of Greenkote bolts and test panels exposed for a 24-month period in a C5 environment. Corrosion protection is a critical element of a preloaded bolting assembly. All TCBs from Tension Control Bolts Ltd are supplied with an innovative, eco-friendly Thermo Chemical Surface Modification

What are the different names for a TCB?

What are the different names for a TCB?

  The global expansion of TCB Ltd has prompted questions around the different names for a TCB. There are many names associated with a Tension Control Bolt. You may be familiar with such terms as TCB / HRC / S10T / Twist-off bolt / Torque Shear Bolt / Torshear bolt. A TCB can be clearly

ISO 9001:2015 Recertification

ISO 9001:2015 Recertification

We are pleased to announce that Tension Control Bolts Ltd has successfully passed the audit for ISO 9001:2015 recertification. We are proud that our commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement has been recognised. The improvements to the Quality Management System over the assessment period have been noted by the auditor and zero non-conformities were

Additional M36 Lengths

Additional M36 Lengths

TCB Ltd are pleased to better support design and installation of M36 Greenkote® TCBs with additional lengths 110mm, 130mm & 150mm having been added to the range. Our updated Grip Tolerance Chart incorporates these new lengths. The inevitable trend of ‘longer’ long span bridges and ‘higher’ high-rise offices has generated an increase in demand for