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Auto Reversing Run Down Adapter for Power Tool Testing

Posted by Mountz Torque June 23rd, 2015    
Auto Reversing Run Down Adapters

With most standard run down adapters, after each run down the RDA needs to be backed off slightly before another run down can be performed. The AURA by Mountz is a unique run down adapter as it is designed to be an auto reversing run down adapter. The device is designed to only operate in […]


Mountz the Pioneer of Electronic Torque Measurement

Posted by Mountz Torque March 12th, 2015    
Mountz ETA Torque Tester

The Mountz ETA (Electronic Torque Analyzer) System originated in the early 1970s based on a need for the U.S. Navy Polaris Missile Program. With the assistance of Lockheed Missile & Space Co., the primary contractor, Mountz was awarded a development contract for 50 ETA systems. The first system encompassed a strain gauge torsion bar transducer […]


Calibration Hex Step Adapter for Testing Open End Wrenches

Posted by Mountz Torque March 3rd, 2015    
Calibration Hex Step Adapter

When calibrating or testing torque wrenches, often adapters are needed. Especially wrenches with open-end heads. Testing wrenches with different open end sizes will mean you need a variety of different size adapters. Why waste time with searching for different size adapters? The time needed to remove and insert different size adapters is unnecessary. An adapter […]


Testing Power Tools with a Quality Joint Rate Simulator – Run Down Adapters

Posted by Mountz Torque October 28th, 2014    
Run Down Adapters

Overtime, all power tools start to drift out of tolerance. When testing a power tool using a torque tester or reaction style torque sensor, always use a quality joint rate simulator otherwise known as a run down adapter (RDA). The purpose of using a RDA is to simulate the fastening process of a screw. These […]


Measuring Low Torque With a Torque Sensor

Posted by Mountz Torque September 11th, 2014    
MTX Low Torque Sensor

The MTX is a low torque sensor designed for calibrating and testing small hand screwdrivers, torque wrenches and power tools. With the sensor’s low profile design, the calibration instrument can also be used for testing automation and robotic fastening applications. These versatile MTX torque sensors are used in conjunction with a torque tester. A torque […]