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Structural Bolting Technology

06/02/2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Fastener Training Institute is proud to offer a new course, Structural Bolting Technology, part of FTI’s advanced continuing education fastener program. Click here to register

This interactive seminar will help you prevent some of the most common mistakes and pitfalls involving structural bolting. Besides the course materials attendees will also receive a copy of the Structural Bolting Handbook by the Steel Structures Technology Center.
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Instructor Carmen Vertullo will discuss the role of each player in the chain of a bolted connection, from the manufacturer to the installer and what opportunities each has to prevent or cause job delays.

Topics include:

  • Fundamentals of the bolted joint with hands-on demo
  • Structural bolt documentation
  • Understanding bolting specifications and expected changes
  • Coatings and lubricants: what types and why
  • Understanding special government requirements
  • The role of the materials testing laboratory

Structural Bolting Technology is geared toward suppliers, purchasing and receiving, engineers, sales, fabricators, erectors, supervisors, installers, and special inspectors.

Although there are no prerequisites for this training, it is recommended attendees have some experience in structural bolting sales, purchasing, installation, quality assurance or inspection.

Your registration fee includes:

  • A full day of training in a small-group environment.
  • Training materials to take back to the job including the Structural Bolting Handbook.
  • Continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and free parking.
  • A certificate of completion.

8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Classroom instruction will be conducted at the Holiday Inn, 14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada CA 90638. Phone: 714-739-8500. Parking is free.


Carmen Vertullo CFS

    • Founder of CarVer Consulting, a San Diego-based consulting, engineering and training company specializing in fasteners and bolted joints.
    • Experience in fastener quality assurance, manufacturing, sales, and inventory management programs.
    • Designer and producer of aircraft support equipment and tooling for all branches of the U.S. military, prime contractors and foreign military sales.
    • Developed and teaches a series of advanced fastener training courses for the Fastener Training Institute®.
    • Holds a BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from National University, San Diego, CA.

Pricing Information:
Registration fees are per person. Click here to register

    Paid by May 26: $549.

    Paid after May 26: $649.

    No registrations will be accepted after June 1.

    Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than May 26.

    All no-shows will be invoiced for full registration fees.

    The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change instructors or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee.

    To be invoiced for this event please call the FTI office at 562-473-5373.


8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Holiday Inn La Mirada
14299 Firestone Blvd.
La Mirada, CA 90638 United States
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