HYDRAULIC MONSTER WRENCH
The Nutbuster is designed to disassemble and tighten piston nuts and cylinder glands. Two counteracting cylinders generate cracking torque and a fast turning motor taking action to open the nut.
The Nutbuster System is a premium hydraulic cylinder repair bench that includes the Nutbuster Head which generates the torque to disassemble the nuts and glands of heavy-duty hydraulic cylinders.
The Nutbuster Head mounts onto a solid metal disassembly table and delivers up to 50,000 foot-pounds of torque, which applies to a wide variety of nuts and glands. With the easy-to-mount and easy-to-use attachments and accessories, there is no job the Nutbuster can’t accomplish.
Who can benefit from the Nutbuster
The mining, oil and gas, forestry, marine, Hydraulic shops and construction industry benefit from the Nutbuster™.
Warranty & customer support
The Nutbuster head and repair bench has life time warranty. Customers also receive standard safety, upkeep and operations manuals and assistance. This product is proudly engineered, produced and assembled in Canada.
The Nutbuster operates through an electric control valve that is mounted on the Nutbuster Head, running by wired remote control. The control valve controls the 2 – 4” hydraulic cylinders, the hydraulic motor and a push/pull cylinder. The Nutbuster head sits on a swivel base. The Nutbuster is designed to boost your safety and productivity and is also designed to be low maintenance while working to grow your business.
Customizable & Affordable
We commit to support all business sizes and budgets. The Nutbuster Assembly comes standard with all attachments and accessories, but customers have the option to remove items based on budget needs. Customers have the option to build the bench with the supplied copy of Hydraulitech’s engineering plans or Hydraulitechs will customize the Nutbuster’s base according to your existing table. In addition, Customers can purchase the optional push/pull cylinder, a power unit, and a wireless digital control panel.
- Base swivel
- Electric control valve
- Wired remote control
- Pressure-torque chart
- Hydraulic motor with 600 ft-lb
- Self-locking hex plates
- Capable of attaching to the Back Eye Holder
Nutbuster Head Torque 50,000 lb-ft
Hydraulic Motor Torque 600 lb-ft
- TABLE (customizable)
Standard 20 ft
- POWER UNIT (Optional)
Power Requirements 5 HP
Standard Voltages 220, 3-Phase
Tank 25 Gallon
Pressure 2,500 psi
Flow 3 gal/min
The Nutbuster Assembly includes the Nutbuster Head and the following tools or attachments. With the assembly, customers are able to safely and efficiently disassemble and assemble practically every type of hydraulic cylinder. The Nutbuster assembly is a complete service system for rebuilding cylinders.
1. Hex Plates
Hex plates are nut sockets that lock into the hex plate holder and make it easy to remove and install nuts.
Plates are available in various sizes, ranging from 85mm
to 155mm. They come in 9”x9”x1” thick plates. A 1.5” socket drive plate is also available. Custom Hex Plates are available on demand.
2. Front Eye Holder
The attachment holds the front eye of the cylinder as the nut is removed. The holder is adjustable up to 20” and contains a clevis for the front eye of the push/pull cylinder.
3. Gland Wrench Set
The 2-in-1 gland wrench set is an attachment designed as a pipe wrench and spanner wrench.
The pipe wrench’s jaw teeth grip by digging into the material of the cylinder. This provides a secure 4-point grip to ensure the end caps do
not rotate. The pipe wrench accommodates glands up to 14”.
The front and side spanner wrench grip the holes on the face or circumference of the end caps of the cylinder.
Pins are adjusted to match the holes in the end cap. The
spanner accommodates glands up to 20”.
4. Back Eye Holder
This attachment is installed onto the rotating head of the Nutbuster through fastening bolts. With the use of a pin bolt, the back eye of the cylinder is secured to the Nutbuster. With the cylinder in a fixed position at the Gland Wrench Set, the Back Eye Holder rotates with the head of the Nutbuster to loosen the gland. The Back Eye Holder accommodates cylinders with the back eye up to 20”.
5. Lifting Jack
The easy-to-slide lifting jacks consist of aluminum pads that help align the ride or tube before torque is applied. Two (2) 2.27-tonne lifting jack comes standard with the
Nutbuster System. Optionally, 5-tonne jacks are available for heavy jobs.
6. Push/Pull Plate
This attachment, in conjunction with a push-pull cylinder, is used to pull or push the rod assembly in or out
of the cylinder. The plate is connected to the work bench and to the back eye of the push/pull cylinder. This plate is designed to accommodate a 3” back eye from the push/pull cylinder.
7. Heavy Duty Chain Vise
The heavy duty chain vise, which is mounted to the work bench, is used to secure and to work cylinders . Once secured, the cylinder will not move
as it is disassembled or as its glands are removed. The vise is mounted to the bench and is easy to setup for each job. The chain vise secures cylinders up to 20”.