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Choosing the Right Torque Sensor for the Aerospace Industry

Posted by Mountz Torque February 13th, 2018    
Choosing the right torque sensor in the aerospace industry.

In the aerospace manufacturing industry, the required reading is somewhat dry; there isn’t a lot of consideration of the human factors involved, i.e. the people who make the planes and who fly in them. As such, conscientious industry employees may want to pick up a copy of Arthur Miller’s book All My Sons and flip […]


Loosening Torque Test Method

Posted by Mountz Torque March 1st, 2016    
Loosening Torque Test Method

Every time a fastener is used to form a joint between two parts, torque control is a key element of that formula. Ensuring a well-tightened fastener is installed properly to the pre-defined torque specification will determine the success or failure of a product. Torque testing is key to identifying and reducing fastening failures. A lack […]


Measuring Torque: 10 Basic Questions to Ask When Selecting a Torque Tester

Posted by Mountz Torque May 7th, 2014    
Measuring Torque

Testing torque is an essential component in the manufacturing environment for many companies. Measuring torque is a process that is often neglected or misunderstood, which may lead to the incorrect torque measurement equipment being selected or used for torque testing applications. All torque testers can be used to measure torque. There are various types of torque […]


How to Calibrate a Click Wrench

Posted by Mountz Torque March 19th, 2014    
How to Calibrate a Click Wrench

“Click” “type wrenches are the most widely used torque product in the world. When the set torque is reached, a click wrench typically emits an audible “click” and a slight moment of release of up to three degrees, before going positive. After the “click”, an operator should stop pulling as torque is achieved and the […]


Verify and Validate the Torque Output of a Pulse Tool

Posted by Mountz Torque November 20th, 2013    

Built for high production environments, FlexPower pulse tools provide durability, power and speed for most industrial assembly applications. To maintain consistent accuracy, the torque output for pulse tools must be verified periodically. You should also validate the actual torque being applied to the fastener by auditing the joint application. The goal for auditing is to […]