Informate 2017

Informate 2017 is the latest evolution of Hydratight's bolt load calculation software: designed to provide bolt loads, torques and tool pressures when using Hydratight's range of tensioning and torque equipment across a wide range of flanged joints and clamp connections.

Informate 2017 has been configured to satisfy the majority of requirements in its standard format, however, upon request, (providing they exist in our parent database), the bolt material, flange material and gasket material options can be tailored to suit client specifications.

Standard Calculation Features:

  • ANSI B16.5, ANSI B16.47 (Series A and Series B), API 6A, API 17D, NORSOK L005 Standards
  • Vector, Greylok, SMX hub connectors (Clamps)
  • Option to override Informate recommended figures using Residual Stress, Residual Load etc
  • Large selection of lubricants
  • 200+ bolting material, 300+ flange material, 60+ gasket material options
  • 3 Joint configuration types
  • Advanced tool fit analysis

Engineered Joint Calculation Features:

  • 4 different joint configurations
  • Access to all bolt, flange and gasket materials
  • Access to all common thread forms and sizes (imperial and metric)

Joint Matrix:

  • Retain a record of your last 100 calculations
  • Export individual or batches of calculation to ICE files for record keeping or sharing between users


  • Standalone useful calculations including:
  • Bolt load based on a torque value
  • Bolt load based on a tool pressure
  • Thread stripping calculation
Informate Connect

Informate is also available in a hosted website version – Informate Connect, tailored to suit your company or organisation with specific materials, flange standards, documents and procedures and using either a client specified or Hydratight recommended tightening specification all delivered via a secure internet portal accessible anywhere in the world.

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Quick Info

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Note: Free trial will install without tooling options. These will be made available with license purchase.