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Media Release – Enerpac – October 2014

World-leading professional bolting technologies specialist, Enerpac (A Division of Actuant Corp) announces the appointment of Waltan Tools & Equipment to distribute their range of high safety, high efficiency and non-impact advanced hydraulic fastening technologies in South Australia.


The new Enerpac Specialised Bolting distributor in SA, Waltan Tools & Equipment has more than 25 years of experience in applying practical, safe and efficient bolting solutions for companies in sectors such as mining, energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, materials handling and construction.

Enerpac National Bolting Manager Mr Pat Molloy explained that Waltan Founder Wally McDonald was one of the earliest in the torque industry to develop the benefits of advanced fastening technologies as companies increasingly moved away from time-consuming, hazardous and often inaccurate manual fastening methods.

Waltan’s business and the relationships with major accounts throughout the State have been developed based on the supply of outstanding products with promptly available spare parts and excellent technical support, including on-site bolting surveys to ensure the best tooling options are offered for individual company needs.

Waltan Tools & Equipment also offers training for operators in all facets of flange management, as well as periodic inspection and calibration services to ensure ongoing safety, accuracy and joint integrity. These services ideally complement the technologies and services offered by Enerpac throughout Australasia by Enerpac Bolting and Territory Managers working with a network of distributors established over more than 50 years. 

Waltan will be supported by Mr Peter Sampson, Territory Manager, South Australia and Northern Territory.

Mr Molloy adds that Waltan Tools& Equipment will receive the full support of Enerpac’s national network as well as direct access to the company’s bolting technology and applications expertise developed across 28 offices in 22 countries.

Enerpac’s advanced bolting technologies are designed to handle the toughest jobs in industries such as construction, infrastructure, mining and energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, materials handling, fabrication, and maintenance of mobile and fixed plant.

Enerpac’s bolting solutions include rigid steel low profile and square drive type torque wrenches with outstanding power to weight ratios; full range of top quality sockets; backing spanners; bolt tensioners; powerful and highly portable torque multipliers; portable nut splitters; efficient flange splitting and flange alignment tools; and tough, reliable energy-efficient pumps including new-generation Z-class electric pumps and air pumps.