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Demystifying Torque: What You Should Know

Posted by Mountz Torque January 31st, 2017    

To many manufacturers, the concept of torque is a mystery. Ask them to describe the physics of torque and you’ll likely meet a blank stare. Cracking open a dictionary won’t help much either. To the layman the definition reads like a foreign language that owes more to mysticism than science. Despite the confusion, proper control […]

 

Bolt Auditing System – Prevent Costly and Disastrous Environmental Events

Posted by Mountz Torque October 9th, 2013    
Bolt Audit System

The ability to audit joints such as flanges with gaskets is important for critical applications where leakage or rupturing of the connection can have disastrous, costly or environmental implications.  Auditing is a preventative quality measure and is a required part of an ISO or other quality management system. Auditing large bolts is very difficult. Use […]

 

Three Test Methods of Verifying Torque Specifications

Posted by Mountz Torque May 18th, 2011    
Dial Screwdriver for Torque Measuring

Once a torque specification is determined, the joint should be audited to verify the product has been fastened to the proper torque value. It is important to audit the joint for accuracy and to ensure your product’s quality, safety and reliability isn’t compromised. The failure of a three-cent fastener that isn’t properly tightened can lead […]

 

How to: Perform Torque Tests and Torque Calibrations with a Torque Meter

Posted by Mountz Torque February 9th, 2011    

A torque meter is a finely tuned instrument designed for testing and monitoring torque applications. Designed for torque evaluation and verification, a torque meter is a laboratory grade instrument that is commonly used for quality control, R&D and calibration applications. The PTT torque meter makes ISO 9001 documentation faster and easier. As an advanced torque […]