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The new lineup of CALDER QUICKSET™ Safety Relief Valve Testers raises the bar with unrivaled performance and ease of use. QUICKSET™ SRV Testers are designed to match all your valve testing needs with base machines of different tonnage while offering more than 50 different configurations...

40 years ago, CALDER began manufacturing Valve Testers because founder, John Emmitte, realized that companies were not testing valves properly. Even today, many pressure relief valve testers are homemade or fabricated in a manner that does not provide the valve with enough volume, and are...

The BORTECH automated welders offer high-quality, affordable welding performance for bore, flange, and valve repair and are offered with a wide variety of accessories. In this video, Fitz Acheson, our Applications Engineer and Technical Trainer, demonstrates capabilities and shares his thoughts in this previously recorded question and answer session!   ...

CLIMAX, the leading global manufacturer of portable machining, welding, and advanced valve testing systems, is pleased to announce the new partnership with the Czech company WAFAREX s.r.o. Based in Třinec, WAFAREX s.r.o. will represent, support, and maintain the full product line of CLIMAX portable machine tools, BORTECH...

We often get requests for heavy-duty drills from technicians in various industries from Shipbuilding & Repair, Aerospace, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Mining, and Heavy Construction. The need is for a heavy-duty, portable drill for a variety of hole sizes in various metal structures and...

The CALDER HYDROPRO™ Universal Straight Valve Tester (USV) and Universal Flange Valve Tester (UFV) are the safest, most accurate, and most versatile advanced valve testing systems in the industry. When paired with the HYDROPRO™ Console, HYDROPRO™ valve testing systems are capable of hydrostatic tests up to...

A compact, rugged portable lathe for onsite re-turning of small shafts or journals, the PL2000 Portable Lathe mounts on the end of the shaft. It gets the job done with just 7 inches (177.8 mm) of radial clearance. It's simplified mounting, bolted directly to the...

Pivot Point Welding and Line Boring Ltd in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, using the CLIMAX BB5000 Line Boring System to re-machine the bores on this John Deere 850D Excavator. These repairs often require the technician to use an Auto Bore Welder similar to the BORTECH...

In-Situ Machining based in Alberta Canada using their 13-year-old CLIMAX FF8200 flange facer to machine a 108 inch (2743.2 mm) diameter flange face on a 27-degree angle on top of a catalyst converter. In-Situ was able to achieve an 80 RMS surface finish with a...

Distractions, improper usage, insufficient experience, deviation from best practices, or adverse chance events in the work environment can lead to worker injuries. To further mitigate against these hazards, the Defender™ Protection System safeguards operators, creating a much safer work environment for onsite machinists across the...

State of the Art in Pressure Relief Valve Testing - See it LIVE!

40 years ago, CALDER began manufacturing Valve Testers because founder, John Emmitte, realized that companies were not testing valves properly.  Now there’s a new lineup of state-of-the-art pressure relief valve testers that will once again raise the bar with unrivaled performance and ease of use.

Be the first to see it in action on July 13,  2022, at 7:00 am Pacific and 10:00 am Eastern. 
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