Francis Torque Service is a leading industrial bolting service provider and hydraulic torque wrench manufacturer. For nearly 40 years we have provided turnkey bolting solutions including crews, equipment and technical support. We manufacture hydraulic torque wrenches under the trade name “Torq/Lite®”, sold world-wide. Our “hands on” experience and manufacturing capacity allow us to offer any combination of service, rentals, sales and technical support for your most critical bolting applications. Technical services and tool manufacturing are located in New Orleans with tool distribution centers located nationwide.
Our technical staff has safely performed and supervised millions of man hours of bolting over the past 40 years. Francis Torque Service has contracts and Master Service Agreements with approximately 200 clients, including nearly all the major upstream oil and gas operators, most of the independent operators and many downstream operators in the Gulf South.
Francis Torque Service has the largest single inventory of calibrated hydraulic torque wrenches in the region. We’ve been building our tool inventory for nearly 40 years, ranging from ½” - 9½” wrenches with capacities over 100,000 foot pounds of torque.
In 1979, Dale Francis was the first to introduce hydraulic bolting services to the Gulf South. Nearly forty years later, the Francis family continues a tradition of customer commitment and technical innovations.