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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 […]

 

Torque Sensor for Calibrating & Testing Tools

Posted by Mountz Torque May 12th, 2016    
BMX Torque Sensor

Calibrating a hand or power torque tool is process that manufacturers need to make sure takes place on a consist basis. Regular tool calibration ensures repeatable accuracy and adherence to international standards. A torque tool is a precision device and should be treated and maintained like an instrument. A tool must be properly calibrated and […]

 

Measuring Torque Output for Electric Screwdrivers

Posted by Mountz Torque May 5th, 2016    
Measuring Torque for Electric Screwdrivers

An electric torque screwdriver is a precision torque control instrument and should be handled with care at all times. There are different methods for testing the torque output of an electric screwdriver. Each method has a key purpose. The video below provides a brief overview of the different methods. In a calibration lab, you want […]

 

Automating the Torque Measuring Process

Posted by Mountz Torque December 10th, 2015    
Automating the Torque Measuring Process

Manufacturing facilities are equipped with various torque tools for handling all the different fastening applications at that site. Hand and assembly power tools are being operated daily. Performing tool calibrations in the lab and torque audits in the production area requires a multitude of torque sensors and measuring equipment. Often when quality engineers or calibration […]

 

Torque Verification with a SDX Torque Sensor

Posted by Mountz Torque November 19th, 2015    
Torque Auditing with SDX Torque Sensor

Measuring torque doesn’t stop once the assembly process is complete. Often a torque verification process is needed. Torque auditing validates the fastening process, the torque tool, the product design and the materials used for the application. The Mountz SDX torque sensor is an instrument designed for torque auditing, verification or tightening fasteners. The SDX sensor […]