Proper Torque Wrench Use?

Answer Although there are a few different style of torque wrenches, from clicker to beam to dial, they are all meant to give accurate readings in foot-pounds and be used the same way.No matter which style... Read More »

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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 Use a MIT Torque Wrench?

A torque wrench is a hand tool that has a gauge indicating specific torques being applied to a bolt or nut. They are helpful in the the construction and repair of auto engines, where specific faste... 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 »