Course curriculum

  • 1

    Quick Bolt Tension Survey

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Defining Bolt Tension

  • 3

    Torque vs. Tension

    • How Fasteners Create Tension

    • Torque ≠ Tension

    • Bolt Tensioning Variables

  • 4

    Measuring Bolt Tension

    • Introducing the Skidmore

    • Setting Up a Bolt Test

    • Bolt Testing Components

    • Model MZ Manual

    • Model HS Manual

  • 5

    Verifying Bolt Tension

    • What is PIV testing?

    • What is ROCAP testing?

  • 6

    Types of PIV Testing

    • Turn-of-Nut

    • Tension Control Bolts

    • Calibrated Wrench

    • Direct Tension Indicators

  • 7

    Types of ROCAP Testing

    • ROCAP Manufacturer Test

    • ROCAP Field Test

  • 8

    Test Your Knowledge

    • Bolt Tension Quiz

    • Quick Followup