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

Tension Control Bolts Ltd at Bridges 2022

Tension Control Bolts Ltd at Bridges 2022

Tension Control Bolts Ltd will be exhibiting at the Bridges 2022 conference and exhibition, which takes place at the Coventry Building Society Arena from Wednesday 9th to Thursday 10th March. Please come and join us on stand number C01. The annual Bridges conference and exhibition is the leading event for bridge owners and operators in

10 Mile Hike in support of MIND

10 Mile Hike in support of MIND

During the current period of Covid related misery it has become more apparent than ever that our staff are our greatest asset. At TCB Ltd we very proud to support MIND recognizing that everyone experiencing a mental health problem deserves support and respect.  On the 23rd of October intrepid members of the TCB team undertook

Structural Steel Design Awards 2021

Structural Steel Design Awards 2021

As in previous years, Greenkote® TCBs from Tension Control Bolts Ltd are again integral to the majority of the 2021 shortlisted structures. Discerning fabricators, complex geometry, excellence in steel design and erection – there was lots to celebrate at a special presentation held at Christ Church Spitalfields on the 28th September 2021.  The award winners

TCB Expansion Nears Completion

TCB Expansion Nears Completion

Further to our announcement in May, the expansion project at TCB HQ is taking shape with work set for completion in mid-September. The exciting development includes new production and staff facilities in addition to an extension of the warehouse, QA laboratory, wrench workshop and office space. Subsequently, TCB Ltd has invested heavily in staff recruitment

TCB Expanding to Meet Growing Demand

TCB Expanding to Meet Growing Demand

As part of continued and sustained growth Tension Control Bolts Ltd is pleased to announce we are expanding our current facility in Wrexham. The current premises, comprised of manufacturing, warehousing, testing, workshop and offices is just 7 years old. Increasing global demand for our Greenkote TCBs has meant expansion is now required to ensure we

TCB Weathering Steel Seminar

TCB Weathering Steel Seminar

With the lifespan of structures growing and the time until first maintenance also extending there has been increasing demand for weathering steel (WS) tension control bolts globally. TCB has historically supplied many weathering steel structures, but the progression of HS2 has accelerated demand in recent times. TCB has already supplied some enabling bridges as part