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Moving mining forward: Reducing downtime during mill relining

Time to be smart when it comes to bolting

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Author: Calum Urquhart

Organizations: Atlas Copco

Bolted joint assemblies are a critical part of a wind turbine as they have a direct impact on the structural integrity and the performance of the turbines. Applications can be found in all parts of the turbine such as foundations, tower flanges, nacelle, blades and internal components where the bolted joint must be secured according to specific design specifications and must remain secure throughout the turbines life cycle, despite exposure to temperature fluctuations, routine maintenance and repairs, and constant forces being exerted through the movement of the turbine and effects of wind itself.

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