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bolt

1. To consume one's food or drink very quickly. The kids ran to the table, bolted their lunch, and ran right back outside to play. You're going to make yourself sick bolting your drinks like that.
2. To flee or depart very suddenly and quickly. The dogs bolted as soon as I opened the door to the kennel. I told the suspect to get down on his knees and put his hands in the air, but he bolted into a nearby alleyway.
3. To leave or depart. A: "Won't you stay a little longer?" B: "Nah, I had better bolt. I've got an early morning tomorrow." Come on, let's bolt. This party is dead.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bolt

in. to leave; to go away. (Not necessarily fast.) Time to go, man. Let’s bolt.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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As part of the Hi-Force On-Site Bolting Services offering, the company is able to mobilise to site bespoke 20-foot containers, fully equipped, as either a bolting tool store, or a mobile on-site training facility, incorporating all the necessary training equipment, to deliver bolting training courses, to the highest possible standard.
We currently have four containers mobilised across two plant construction sites and our clients are already seeing the benefit of employing a specialist Bolting Services Company, to manage all of their joint integrity needs at site.
Dey, "Behaviour of joints containing clay infill under constant normal stiffness, with and without bolting," Geotechnical Engineering, vol.
Ludvig, "Shear tests on rockbolts," in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Rock Bolting, pp.
It is surely that this testing measure can evaluate the bearing capacity of a bolting system; a specially designed sample that is able to sustain a large pullout load under laboratorial environment will undoubtedly provide better reinforcement to rock in practical trials.
In addition, the last segment aligned along the bolting system should avoid being 5 cm and 7 cm; otherwise the pullout test would cause a premature failure close to the tube-clamp end considering mechanical equilibrium illustrated in Figure 3.
Hi-Force UK operates from a "state-of-the-art" manufacturing facility, located in Daventry, England, that houses everything from product design, through to manufacture, assembly, testing and certification, of an extensive range of bolting tools, as well as many other types of high pressure hydraulic tooling.
The Hi-Force On-Site Bolting Services Division, managed from the Hi-Force UK Head Office, can now offer clients pre-start on-site surveys, full and comprehensive analysis of bolted joint needs and requirements, development of correct procedures, including all required bolted joint load calculations, on-site supervision, using ECITB qualified and trained supervisors, on-site bolted joint integrity training courses, for the nominated contractors technicians, full flange management control, utilising the Hi-Force BOLTRIGHT PRO calculation software and of course high quality UK manufactured bolting tools.
Tamrock's bolting rigs provide fully mechanised rock bolting to ensure excellent bolting quality.