Bolting Research Studies
Technology validated by research!Direct Tension Indicators (including the TurnaSure DTI) have been the subject of numerous American and international bolting research studies over the past three decades. We have gathered dozens of them here for you.
Comparison of Structural Bolting Assemblies Installed By the Turn-Of-Nut and Direct-Tension- Indicator Methods and Their Respective Reserve DuctilityThis Rowan University study demonstrates that fully flattened DTIs are entirely reliable in comparison to traditional methods of bolt tensioning.
Indicadores Directos de Tensión2012 Construcción Metálica Ed.16, Colombia
Rodrigo Delgado Charria, author of this article, designs and builds Steel buildings and industrial complexes in Colombia since 1986. He is a member of AISC, president of Fedestructuras Valle, former professor of structural design for postgraduate students at Valle University, also taught structural design for architects at Buenaventura University. Rodrigo and his family reside in Cali, Colombia.
A must read for Spanish speakers.