How Torque Control Can Help Companies Comply with FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Regulations

Medical device manufacturers who sell their products in the United States must comply with the quality control guidelines outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in part 820 of Title 21 of the Code of Federal regulations. These guidelines lay out specific requirements for quality systems, covering production and process control, corrective and preventive…

Do You Know How to Improve QMS with Torque Control? If Not, It’s Time to Learn!

Every manufacturing company should have a quality management system (QMS). In many industries, it’s required by law. In every industry, it’s common sense—without a system in place to detect production errors, any little mistake on the line can turn into a big problem once the product leaves your facility. Whether it’s to meet critical safety…

Torque wrench accuracy ranges help you tighten fasteners to the perfect level.

Keep It Tight (But Not Too Tight) by Knowing Your Torque Wrench Accuracy Ranges

In 2017, the International Organization for Standards (ISO) updated its guidelines for the accuracy and calibration of hand torque tools, previously modified in 2003. It was a comprehensive update that split the standard into two parts. The first part, ISO 6789-1:2017, lays out requirements for the design and testing of torque tools to ensure they…

Locomotive maintenance requires quality torque tools.

Why Locomotive Maintenance Services Depend on Torque Tools to Repair Rolling Stock

Rail moved $184 billion dollars worth of freight in the U.S.A. in 2017. Veining all throughout the nation, our rail lines provide channels for the lifeblood of our country. Rail moves goods from a broad range of domestic industries, from bulk agricultural goods to specialized freight like generators, turbine blades, automobiles, and aerospace components. Hundreds…

Torque tools are needed for effective overhead crane repair.

Overhead Crane Repair Services Rely on Pro Torque Tools

Overhead cranes are critical infrastructure for the industries which use them, including shipping, rail, freight, warehousing, metallurgy, paper production, heavy manufacturing, and any industry where heavy weights must be continually lifted in the same area. When an overhead crane goes out of service, it can bottleneck significant portions, or the entirety, of a company’s daily…