Portable Torque Wrench Certification?

Answer A torque wrench is a device used to apply a very specific amount of torque, or twisting force, to an object, such as a nut or bolt. These may be tested using a portable torque tester, or certified ... Read More »

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Torque Wrench Certification?

Under-torqued hardware may loosen during use, while over-torqued hardware may fail or damage the assembly it is attached to. Torque wrenches provide the means to measure safe, exact tightening forc... Read More »

How to Set the Torque on a Clicker Torque Wrench?

A torque wrench is a tool that is used to tighten bolts and nuts. Torque wrenches are different from other wrenches in that they have a torque setting dial on the handle. This allows the user to ti... Read More »

How Not to Use a Torque Wrench?

Although they appear to be rugged and sturdy, torque wrenches are actually very precise measuring instruments. They are designed for one purpose and one purpose only: to impart a precise amount of ... Read More »

How to Set a Torque Wrench?

A torque wrench measures how much "twist" is being applied to the bolt to ensure it's not over- or under-tightened. In most torque wrenches, a torque value is set into the wrench and then the wrenc... Read More »