Heat Exchanger Torque Unit

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The HETU-80®, Heat Exchanger Torque Unit 

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The TORQ Fusion HETU-80® heat exchanger torque unit is a universal pneumatic tightening device that is ideal for opening and closing plate heat exchangers easily and efficiently.

The TORQ Fusion HETU-80® heat exchanger torque unit can be used either individually or two units can be used in tandem, for faster more efficient service. Opening and closing large plate heat exchangers can be hard work. With a purpose-built tightening device, the work is not only carried out faster and safer, but the plate heat exchanger is also protected.


  • Purpose-built for plate heat exchangers
  • Modular design with available socket key inserts
  • Continuous rotational speed
  • Sturdy design
  • Easy to operate
  • Optional extras: socket keys in various sizes (36, 46, 50, 55, 60, 65 and 75 mm)


  • Can be used on bolt head or nut at either end of plate heat exchanger
  • One tool for all sizes of bolts
  • No hammering effect avoids damaging equipment and bolts
  • Reliable operation
  • Reduced downtime

Technical Specifications

  • Maximum Torque Output 3300 Lbf.ft (4475Nm)
  • Maximum Speed 4 rpm.
  • Air consumption 40/cfm
  • Maximum Air Pressure 73 PSI (5 Bar)
  • Weight 30 Lbs (21,3 kg)
  • Sound Level 80 dB


  • The TORQ Fusion HETU-80® heat exchanger torque unit can be fitted with an optional, 2-speed gearbox. When fitted, the HETU-80® can be run in a ''fast mode'' for faster rundown of the tie-bar nuts.
  • In the ''fast mode'', at full pressure, speed is increased to 20 RPM. Maximum torque output in ''fast mode'' is 660 Lbf.ft
  • Once the tie bar nuts have been tightened in the ''fast mode'', the HETU-80® can be switched to ''normal speed'' for the final tightening sequence.

Eastern Pneumatics & Hydraulics, specializes in pneumatic tools.
We are located in Salem, New Hampshire. 

The Heat Exchanger torque unit (HETU-80®) is sold Worldwide. For more information about our units you can contact EPH (Eastern Pneumatics & Hydraulics)