About National Tools

 

National Tools Pty Ltd was incorporated via a merger in 2002 of National Torque Tools (NTT) and Pneumatic Air Hosemasters’ (PAH).  The company has its head quarters located in Perth Western Australia and also has branches in Adelaide South Australia and Mackay Queensland.  All branches are fully equipped with sales, service, repair and calibration workshops. We currently employ 30 staff and have access through our contracted Business Channel Partners 160 Technicians. All of our staff are experts in their field and carry many years of practical experience whilst setting the standards in bolting on critical applications.  National Tools are leaders in the supply of product and services in the field of bolting and tooling, specialising in the torque and tension of critical bolting applications in Oil and Gas, Subsea, Mining, Construction and Power Generation industries.

All of our products are sourced from high quality international manufacturers with outstanding credentials which include:

  • Bolttech Mannings USA – Torque & Induction Heating Equipment
  • Tentec Ltd UK – Topside, Subsea and Wind Farm Bolt Tensioning Equipment
  • Power Team USA – Hydraulic Cylinders and Pumps
  • Atlas Copco Sweden – Construction Equipment

Our key services and abilities include:

  • Supply and Hire of all suitable tooling
  • Repair and maintenance of tooling
  • Calibration and performance checking of tooling
  • Technical and Practical support for bolting applications
  • Training on safe use and applications
  • Ultrasonic bolt testing, recording and reporting
  • Operator training

National Tools Key client base includes such companies as BHP Iron Ore, Chevron Australia, Thiess, Woodside Energy, Rio Tinto, Cimeco Group, Burrup Fertilisers, BHP Mitsubishi Alliance to name just a few.

The National Tools Doctrine is to provide our customers with the best solution at a reasonable cost, by supplying first class service with the correct tooling that enables the task to be done right the first time.

We specialise in the torque and tension of critical bolting applications and back this up with expert Technical Services staff with over 100 years of experience in the field.  With branches in Mackay Queensland, Adelaide South Australia and our Head Office in Perth Western Australia, we are able to service the Oil and Gas, Mining and construction industry in a variety of areas.  National Tools can take the pain out of shut down maintenance or outages and save your company a substantial amount of money.  We can advise and plan from the beginning of your job. National Tools can ensure you have all the tools you need through purchase or hire, provide training either before hand or on site, provide staff for the job, ultra sonically measure the bolt stretch and finally sign off on the job providing full reports.  We always recommend after a job is complete, that all tools are returned to one of our branches for full service, repair and calibration so that they are ready for the next big job.

Whilst National Tools supplies all the leading quality brands of torque and tension bolting tools, we are the only supplier in Australia providing the full range of services and expertise to the job.  Some of the main areas we specialise in are as follows:  

 

TRAINING

The delivery of Training Packages tailored to customer’s specific Industry needs is a key aspect of our Technical Services Division. Our diverse range of Training Programs encompass: -

  • Bolting Engineering
  • Practical Bolting Procedures and Improvement
  •  Effective Bolting Equipment Operation and Safety
  • Specialized Interactive Induction packages
  • Complete Flange Management
  • Equipment Maintenance and Calibration

All programs are based on extensive practical Industry experience and are delivered by currently active site specialists. 

 

BOLTING SERVICES

Supply of complete on site Bolting Services throughout the Mining, Petrochemical, Power Generation and General Industries. With full coverage available for all of the following aspects, bolting and assembly tasks are dealt with absolute efficiency and precision.

  • Controlled Torque based bolting to high capacities with specialized Hydraulic and Pneumatic equipment.
  • Tensioning services for all Flanges, Bearing and other critical joint assemblies
  • Ultrasonic Bolt Stress Monitoring for precise confirmation of joint integrity, bolting effectiveness and failure analysis.                   

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We can effectively take the guesswork out of any Installation or Shutdown Project with our proven site team and expertise.

  •  On Time delivery
  •  Complete Quality Control management
  •  Delivery of all Safety outcomes
  • Cost reduction analysis
  • Right first time philosophy
  • Large resource of associated specialized labour, machining and fabrication 

 

TECHNICAL CONSULTING

Take advantage of our resource to provide clear continuous improvement strategies and problem solutions for any assembly process. 

  • Fastener failure analysis.
  • Consulting on optimum assembly techniques.
  • Quality Control practice reviews.
  • Assistance with Statuary Compliance.
  • Task planning.
  •  Bolting process verification.

No bolted joint is too small to be important and none are too large for us to provide valuable assistance. 

 

CUSTOM ENGINEERING

With significant local Engineering capabilities combined with

International resources in this key area we are ideally positioned to solve all special equipment supply needs and effective solutions for critical task problems. 

  • Special critical Fastener supply.
  • Safety based auxiliary maintenance equipment.
  • Subsea equipment packages.
  •  Tooling adaption for specific application solutions.
  • Complete bolting systems.
  • Rapid response manufacturing.
  • On-site machining solutions. 

 

SITE TOOLING MANAGEMENT

We specialize in the provision of complete site tooling requirements, from specific on-site assessments, supply and maintenance through to managed Shutdown requirements. 

  • All pneumatic, hydraulic, electric and hand equipment.
  • Custom configured tool container solutions.
  • Complete tool store construction.
  •  Shutdown or Installation Project tooling hire solutions.
  • Specialized Torque and Tensioner system supply or hire.
  •  Tooling management systems.
  • Site equipment maintenance programs. 

CALIBRATION AND SERVICE

With the full support of comprehensive Service and Calibration

Centres we can provide you with absolute confidence in the quality and efficiency of the tasks we undertake in any area of your operation. 

 

SALES AND SUPPORT

National Tools history of comprehensive tooling supply without compromise provides our Technical Services Division with the perfect support to get jobs done with the absolute maximum efficiency and minimum cost. Since we have one of the largest networks of local and International suppliers we have uncompromised abilities to get precisely what you require and on time.

Our philosophy though is based on combining the practical aspects of the Technical Services Division with your equipment or other needs to ensure you get the absolute best-supplied solution “ Right First Time “.

Added to this we ensure we support all we supply equally without compromise.

National Tools are the exclusive Distributor for the following quality brands:

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