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  • Selecting the Proper Torque Wrench
    There are a wide variety of Preset and Adjustable torque wrenches and selecting the shape and size for your application can be easy. However, understanding the variety of torque delivery mechanisms of torque wrenches can be confusing. A Preset torque wrench is similar to a person setting an alarm
  • Learn the Basics of Torque Wrenches
    The torque wrench's main purpose: to tighten a bolt or nut with the correct amount of torque while avoiding over-tightening.
  • Preventive Maintenance for a Torque Wrench
    To maintain consistent accuracy, torque wrenches must be checked periodically for wear or defective parts. A properly structured preventive maintenance program optimizes tool performance and reduces unexpected downtime, thereby saving time and money. The more often a torque wrench is used
  • The Checking and Calibration of Torque Wrenches (.pdf)
    In this article we will look in more detail at the ways of testing the performance of hand held torque wrenches. Starting with a reminder about the different types of torque wrench, the article will explain the difference between checking and calibration and the stages of calibration including
  • Torque Wrench Extension Calculator
    When you put an extension on a torque wrench, like a crow foot or a dog bone, the torque applied to the fastener increases, since the lever arm increases. Use the calculator below to find what value you should set into the wrench to achieve the required fastener torque You must have Java enabled
  • The Selection and Use of Torque Wrenches (.pdf)
    In this second of a series of articles on torque, we will consider the different types of torque wrench and discuss how to select the correct wrench for your application. Also, how to use and look after your torque wrench and the benefits of using it correctly to save money and time.
  • Hydraulic Torque Wrenches...It's All about the Right Prestress
    wrench. In this article you will find further information about the principles behind hydraulic torque wrenches, the various application possibilities, and particularly the things you should pay special attention to when using these tools. In spite of all kinds of new joining techniques, nuts
  • Checking And Calibrating Torque Wrenches (.pdf)
    A primer on calibration standards, methods, and calibration devices.
  • Understand, Maintain and Service Your Torque Wrench
    In the maintenance and manufacturing world, tightening, controlling, or measuring torque of fasteners is imperative for production efficiency and quality control. With inadequate torque a fastener can vibrate or work loose. Conversely, if the torque is too high, the fastener can break, strip
  • Tightening of Large Counter Weights on Equipment with Torque Wrench
    Product Support Engineer from a Medical Manufacturer needed to develop a process that would assure system installation contractors could tighten large bolts on a 4000 lb rotating counterweight to a torque specification of 750 lbf ft. Accessibility to fasteners was limited and precluded the use

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