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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 […]


Method for Conducting a First Movement Torque Test

Posted by Mountz Torque February 17th, 2016    
First Movement Torque Testing

Torque is a critical component in manufacturing many products. Once the assembly process is completed, measuring torque isn’t finished. A threaded fastener should be audited to verify the joint has been tightened to the proper torque specification. Verification ensures compliance to quality requirements. Residual torque is the amount of tension that remains in a joint […]


Measuring Torque with Dial Torque Wrenches

Posted by Mountz Torque January 21st, 2016    
Dial Torque Wrenches

Every day we go about our lives, unaware of the vital role torque plays in our safety. Tightening down a bolt until it “feels tight” is no way to guarantee quality and safety. A proper production and quality assurance system is needed to ensure products and services meet today’s high demands. A dial torque wrench […]


Six Tips for Establishing a Quality Torque Control Program

Posted by Mountz Torque August 14th, 2014    
Quality Torque Control Program

In the manufacturing and assembly world, tightening, controlling, and measuring torque are imperative for production efficiency and reducing manufacturing costs. A fastener inadequately tightened can vibrate or work loose: conversely, if the tension is too high, the fastener can snap or strip its threads. Faced with these problems, manufacturers are realizing that precise torque control […]


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 […]