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Hydratight secures gas turbine project for Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) Japan

14 March 2018

Global power generation bolting engineered solutions provider Hydratight has secured a contract to provide a newly designed Multi Stud Tensioning (MST) system through a collaborative agreement with local Japanese agents, Yokohama Engineering Services.

The project, which has come to fruition after six months of working closely with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) Japan, will provide a tailored bolting solution for their new 501J series gas turbine. 

MHPS has worked on the development of gas turbines for many years and has integrated the latest advances in aerodynamics, cooling design and material technologies to create a variety of products that realize high efficiency and high reliability.

Power generation market leader Gavin Coopey said “We are delighted to be involved with this project for MHPS in Japan and we welcome the opportunity to support the Japanese market in collaboration with our agent, Yokohama Engineering Services.

“Our engineers have custom engineered tools to solve some of the most demanding field, machining and bolting applications in the world, reducing bolting times and achieving accurate bolt loads every time. The MST system is one of the latest in this line of developments.”

Hydratight has consistently introduced engineered solutions to support the bolted joint needs. The range of torque and tension bolting solutions has developed over 15 years to ensure safe, efficient performance.

The company manufactures and supplies products to meet the requirements of the power generation market, including rotor torque tooling and tensioning systems. These products assist customers to meet their ever-increasing power delivery demands.

About Hydratight:

Hydratight provides world-class bolted joint solutions and machining services, plus innovative mechanical weldless connectors, to power generation, oil and gas, nuclear, wind and aerospace industries. Over the last 20 years, Hydratight has pioneered systems for complete joint integrity assurance that are now incorporated in industry-wide safe-working guidelines around the world.

Hydratight is wholly owned by Actuant Corporation, a diversified industrial company serving customers from operations in more than 30 countries and headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Actuant trades on the NYSE under the symbol ATU. For further information on Actuant and its businesses, visit the Company’s website at