CANCELLED - East of England Branch Lecture at 1830 on 19 March 2020 at the East Coast College Lowestoft. The presentation aims to introduce an understanding of basic of bolting procedures. Including considerations when using the most primitive methods, to the very latest Techniques used across all industries. Ranging from the latest and most advanced methods, which provide the greatest level of ‘safety’, ‘repeatability’ and ‘time efficiency’ and even how thread formations can achieve the same, due to their mechanical advantage and an explanation of why. Attendees will be given the chance to understand how impact drivers work in comparison to a direct torque tool. What the mechanisms are inside a hydraulic torque wrench, how they work and why there are even the similarities to that of a bolt tensioner. The importance of lubrication and it’s relation to ‘K’ factor. How a bolt tensioner works towards with both a peak and a target retained load? How and why a powered torque wrench needs a reaction arm and the risk it presents. How the hand safety risks associated with reaction arms, are being replaced by using a simple washer? The presentation will be a mixture of a hands on practical with the audience involving industrial torque wrenches of up to perhaps 10,000 ftlb, yet simple explanatory tools such as hammers, chisels and a tool box ratchet just the same as we all have at home. Suitable for all levels of engineering knowledge and backgrounds, young and old.